Scandalous Error: Calendar Reform And Calendrical Astronomy In Medieval Europe

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Author: C. Philipp E. Nothaft
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Genre: History
Pages: 357
Language: english
Year: 2018
ISBN 10: 0198799551
ISBN 13: 9780198799559
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

The Gregorian calendar reform of 1582, which provided the basis for the civil and Western ecclesiastical calendars still in use today, has often been seen as a triumph of early modern scientific culture or an expression of papal ambition in...