El Coyote Gordo (supergee) wrote,
El Coyote Gordo

Pope Frankenstein

One of my favorite historical figures is Gerbert d'Aurillac, who may have been the most scientific pope until now. How much of his reputation for being a sorcerer comes from his interest in mathematics is still subject to debate. I also recommend Ars Magica, Judith Tarr's excellent novel about him.

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Tags: sorcery

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