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Alexander, de Villa Dei, 1175-1240 (French author, teacher, poet and Latin scholar)



  • Existence: 1175~-[1240,1250]-

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'Algorismus' by Alexander of Villedieu, also known as Carmen de Algorismo

Identifier: MS 215/ff. 1r-6r
Contents This section of the manuscript contains Carmen de Algorismo by Alexander of Villedieu (born c. 1175, also known Alexander de Villa Dei), a French Franciscan author, teacher, and poet, who wrote textbooks in verse, including Doctrinale Puerorum, for which he achieved some fame. The Carmen de Algorismo is a short treatise in verse on arithmetic. This version has extensive commentaries on the text as...
Dates: 15th century