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  • Author:
    Amanda M. Weppler
    Advisory Committee:
    Christian Moevs, Zygmunt G. Baranski, Vittorio Montemaggi
    Degree Area:
    Medieval Studies
    Degree:
    Doctor of Philosophy
    Defense Date:
    2016-03-29
  • Author:
    Stephen Gaetano
    Advisory Committee:
    John Cavadini, Joseph Wawrykow, Yury Avvakumov, Alfred Freddoso
    Degree Area:
    Theology
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2015-10-09
  • Author(s):
    Christoph Clavius
    Abstract:

    The Opera Mathematica of Christoph Clavius was compiled in 1611-1612 and contains works within the fields of both pure and applied mathematics. One of the most famous selections from this set is, of course, Clavius exposition of the Gregorian calendar. Except for the Commentary on Theodosius (1721) and the Commentary on John of Holywood’s Spheres (1784), however, there are no English translations of Clavius’ works. As Fr. MacDonnell wrote in 2001, “He was considered an illustrious mathemati…