3 edition of **Oxford Calculators and the mathematics of motion, 1320-1350** found in the catalog.

Oxford Calculators and the mathematics of motion, 1320-1350

Edith Dudley Sylla

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Published
**1991**
by Garland Pub. in New York
.

Written in English

- Motion -- Mathematics.,
- Motion -- Measurement.,
- Science, Medieval.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Edith D. Sylla. |

Series | Harvard dissertations in the history of science |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC125.2 .S93 1991 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 745 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 745 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2027364M |

ISBN 10 | 0824074475 |

LC Control Number | 91003390 |

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