Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | Yesterday, 10:00am

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins



The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
  1. $18.87 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Tigerman

    Nick Harkaway 9780385352413

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$119.50
New Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
25 Remote Warehouse Astronomy- General

Understanding the Universe in Seventh-Century Ireland

by

Understanding the Universe in Seventh-Century Ireland Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Scarcity of scientific data, a real interest in the physical world, and the need to validate the scriptures encouraged seventh-century Irish scholars toward critical reflection on scientific matters. Their world-view was based on materials drawn from the Bible, on earlier Christian works and on personal reflection and contemplation. This volume looks at the Irish contribution to the development of western thought in the early middle ages. MARINA SMYTHis librarian of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame, and teaches early medieval cultural history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780851153131
Author:
Smyth, Marina
Publisher:
Boydell Press
Location:
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ;
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Creation
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Ireland Church history To 1162.
Subject:
Ireland Church history To 1172.
Subject:
Cosmology, Medieval -- Ireland.
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Studies in Celtic History
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
341
Dimensions:
9.60x6.40x1.26 in. 1.59 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Western Civilization » Medieval
History and Social Science » World History » Medieval and Renaissance
Metaphysics » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General

Understanding the Universe in Seventh-Century Ireland New Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$119.50 In Stock
Product details 341 pages Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated - English 9780851153131 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.