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The birthplace of Johannes de Sacrobosco

28 Jan 2013, 16:29 UTC
The birthplace of Johannes de Sacrobosco
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The birthplace of the 13th century astronomer and
mathematician Johannes de Sacrobosco is unknown from any
contemporary source. Here we present circumstantial evidence
that tends to favour the theory that he was born in Hollywood,
County Wicklow, Ireland.

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