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oresme Sentence Examples

  • NICOLAS ORESME (c. 1320-1382), French bishop, celebrated for his numerous works in both French and Latin on scholastic, scientific and political questions, was born in Normandy at the opening of the 14th century.

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  • Oresme was the author of several works on astrology, in which he showed its falseness as a science and denounced its practice.

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  • See Francis Meunier, Essai sur la vie et les ouvrages de Nicole Oresme (Paris, 1857); Feret, La Faculte de theologie de 1' Universite de Paris (Paris, 1896, t.

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  • p. 290 sqq.); E mile Bridrey, Nicole Oresme.

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  • This disastrous financial expedient was made good later, the coinage being established on a firm basis during the last sixteen years of Charles's reign in accordance with the principles of Nicolas Oresme.

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  • He gathered round him a group of distinguished writers and thinkers, among whom were Raoul de Presles, Philippe de Mezieres, Nicolas Oresme and others.

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