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enThe lost mathematicians: Numbers in the (not so) dark ages
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<p>A commonly held belief about medieval Europe is that academic pursuits had fallen into a dark age. The majority of scholars were churchmen, and their enquiry often related to some principle of church practice. But is there a value to respecting the tenacity of historic mathematicians?</p>
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"Europe had fallen into the dark ages, in which science, mathematics and almost all intellectual endeavor stagnated."</em></br>
From <a href="http://www.storyofmathematics.com/medieval.html">The story of mathematics</a>.
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