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Frankly, I cannot remember any mathematical achievements by Alcuin of York (735 – 804), Bede the Venerable (c. 673-735) or Boethius, Anicus (480 – 524), just to begin with A and B😉
By: Sergei Yakovenko on November 18, 2008 at 7:58 am
How come they have Gelfond but not Gelfand?!
By: Andrei Zelevinsky on November 18, 2008 at 11:36 am
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By: Portretten van Abel tot Zygmund at QED on November 19, 2008 at 10:26 pm
Bede the Venerable, judging by Wikipedia, knew how to compute date of Easter, which, at his time in Europe, was quite an achievement.
Re Gelfand – this is strange, indeed.
By: Alexandre Borovik on November 20, 2008 at 5:30 pm
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