IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1120: Curiosa felicitas, II: Latin Writing on Magic and Astrology

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 11.15-12.45

Moderator/Chair:Charles Burnett, Warburg Institute, University of London
Paper 1120-aCarmina Employed as experimenta in Latin Medical Texts
(Language: English)
Lea S. T. Olsan Jones, Department of English, University of Louisiana, Monroe
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Medicine
Paper 1120-bLos Prenostica Pitagorice Consideracionis: Libro de suertes medieval - estudio introductorio
(Language: Español)
Alberto Alonso Guardo, Departamento de Filología Clásica, Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Valladolid
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Science
Paper 1120-cInuenire: John Whethamstede on the Discovery of the Liberal Arts and their Instruments
(Language: English)
Catherine Eagleton, Department of Coins & Medals, British Museum, London
Index terms: Science, Technology

Session grouped by John Dillon (24/10/03):
Abstract paper -a:
No abstract provided.

Abstract paper -b:
This paper presents an introductory study of the medieval ‘Book of Fates’ known as Prenostica Pitagorice Consideracionis.

Abstract paper -c:
This paper examines the sections on music, astronomy and astrology in John Whethamstede’s Granarium , a text compiled from sources rather than an original composition, and elucidates his own view of these arts in relation to their instruments and to each other.