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  • a mathematician who in the Renaissance period was called Jordanus

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • There are indisputable evidences of this fact by the writings of Kosmos Indicopleustes of his having seen in Kalyana a flourishing Christian Community in the 6th Century and of Jordanus, of his having labored among the Christians in Thana and Sopara in the 13th Century.

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  • “The balsam gardens of Jericho, the bitumen fisheries of the Palus Asphaltites, Galilaea, Idumaea, both sides of the Jordanus, and the coast of Your Sea from the river Eleutherus to Gaza.”

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Also at Paris was Jordanus Nemorarius (d. 1237), a German, who wrote arithmetical and geometrical treatises and worked in physics.

    1270

  • AEgyptios per modum inusitatum supernaturaliter Jordanus sic nominatur

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator

  • From the time of Jordanus of Saxony they issued letters of participation in the spiritual goods of the order.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • But the sisters found, even among the Preachers, such advocates as the master general, Jordanus of Saxony (d. 1236), and especially the Dominican cardinal, Hugh of St. Cher (d. 1263), who promised them that they would eventually be victorious (1267).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Later Jordanus, hearing what had happened, rescued their bodies and gave them burial.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • A keen observer, and endowed with insatiable curiosity, he had studied a great number of works, amongst which we may mention the various treatises of the School of Jordanus, various books by Albert of Saxony, and in all likelihood the works of Nicholas of Cusa; then, profiting by the learning of these scholars, he formally enunciated or else simply intimated many new ideas.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Jordanus provoked research on the part of various commentators, and one of these, whose name is unknown and who must have written before the end of the thirteenth century, drew, from the same principle of virtual displacements, demonstrations, admirable in exactness and elegance, of the law of the equilibrium of the bent lever, and of the apparent weight (gravitas secundum situm) of a body on an inclined plane.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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