Doctor Mirabilis.

  • 318 Pages
  • 3.72 MB
  • English
Panther Books Ltd. , St. Albans, [Eng.]
Bacon, Roger, -- 1214?-1294 -- Fi
LC ClassificationsPZ3 .B61987Do, PZ2102 .L5D6
The Physical Object
Pagination318 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15485935M
ISBN 100586043446

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Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Blish created a trilogy, each volume of which dealt with an aspect /5. The last novel in the trilogy is A CASE OF CONSCIENCE, every bit as magnificent as DOCTOR MIRABILIS.

Some brillaint publisher should do an omnibus volume.] Read more. 31 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries/5(10).

Along with Helen Waddell's "Peter Abelard," this novel recreates the struggle for individual conscience against clerical conformity marvelously and movingly.

It is not easy; more difficult than Waddell if as ambitious as the previous reviewer's nod to "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco in its intellectual range and intricate s: Doctor Mirabilis is a historical novel written in by American writer James Blish. This is the second Doctor Mirabilis.

book in Blish's quasi-religious trilogy After Such Knowledge, and is a recounting of the English philosopher and Franciscan friar Roger Bacon 's life and struggle to develop a 'Universal Science'.Author: James Blish. COVID Resources.

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Doutor Mirabilis (After Such Knowledge, #1) - volume 2. by James Blish. 3 Ratings published 1 edition. Cover artist: A. Pedro. Want to Read. Shelving menu. Although first issued and mostly reprinted under science fiction imprints, Blish's Doctor Mirabilis is a quite conscientiously historical piece of fiction set in the thirteenth century.

Although it's written in modern English, there are enough Middle Englishisms in it that it might seem like a chore to those who have no prior familiarity with the language of the period, and there are a few /5(3). Doctor Mirabilis Black Easter The book includes a lengthy description of the summoning ritual and a detailed description of the grotesque demons as they appear.

Tension between Ware and Catholic white magicians arises over the terms and conditions of a covenant that provides for observers and limitations on interference with demonic workings.

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In the backgrounds section in the core book, under Castille Backgrounds, there is a background called "Mirabilis". It is described like this "You are a master scholar of the Vaticine Church and member of the Ordo Doctorem Mirabilis".

I read through the book, and I could not find any reference to. Read "Doctor Mirabilis After Such Knowledge Book 2" by James Blish available from Rakuten Kobo. This is the strange, compelling story of Roger Bacon. Ambitious, impatient, mutinous, Bacon was a man of his times with.

Definition of doctor mirabilis in the dictionary. Meaning of doctor mirabilis. What does doctor mirabilis mean. This is the second book in Blish's quasi-religious trilogy After Such Knowledge, and is a recounting of the English philosopher and Franciscan friar Roger Bacon's life and struggle to develop a 'Universal Science.

Doctor Mirabilis [in addition to being the title of a historical novel published by James Blish in (4)] is the nickname of the prescient Franciscan friar and scientist, Roger Bacon (5). Bacon was a polymath who invented spectacles, inductive reasoning, and was fascinated by. Doctor Mirabilis simulacri.

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Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. First American Trade Edition (following a mimeographed, stapled limited edition).

This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. Legend transformed Bacon into a sorcerer, 'Doctor Mirabilis', yet he taught that all magic was based on fraud, and his books were the first flowering of the scientific thinking that would transform our world.

He advanced the understanding of optics, made geographical breakthroughs later used by Columbus, predicted everything from horseless.

Black Easter is a fantasy novel by American writer James Blish, in which an arms dealer hires a black magician to unleash all the demons of Hell on Earth for a single day. It was first published in The sequel is The Day After er, those two novellas form the third part of the thematic After Such Knowledge trilogy (the title is from a line of T.

Eliot's Gerontion: "After. This book becomes an interpretation of Bacon’s life and work. However, it requires real effort to enter into this ancient world. Blish doesn’t make it an easy journey. [NOTE: DOCTOR MIRABILIS is the first volume of what Blish intended to be a trilogy under the general title AFTER SUCH KNOWLEDGE, from the ancient question, "After such /5.

Legend may have transformed the thirteenth-century English friar Roger Bacon into the Faust-like sorcerer Doctor Mirabilis, but he stands today in high regard as Europe’s first great pioneer in the field of science.

Bypassing the vicissitudes of Bacon’s reputation, this definitive new biography by science writer Brian Clegg places the medieval monastic firmly in the turbulent and. Doctor Mirabilis by Blish, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Doctor Mirabilis by James Blish online at Alibris UK.

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Review by Archie Mercer (). There is no known confirmation that he was ever honored a doctorate—the title of Doctor Mirabilis was awarded post-mortem and non-literal. At some point around andhe started his lectures at the University of Paris, where back then was core of European knowledge on intellectual life.

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Picture Information. Opens image Rating: % positive. Roger Bacon, byname Doctor Mirabilis (Latin: “Wonderful Teacher”), (born c. Ilchester, Somerset, or Bisley, Gloucester?, England—diedOxford?), English Franciscan philosopher and educational reformer who was a major medieval proponent of experimental studied mathematics, astronomy, optics, alchemy, and was the first European to describe in detail.

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Falcons of Narabedla; Farnham's.London: Faber and Faber: Octavo, cloth. First edition. Volume one chronologically of the After Such Knowledge trilogy.

an excellent historical novel on the life of Roger Bacon. - Anatomy of Wonder Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with two light blue horizontal lines on the verso of the jacket offset fromBook Edition: First Edition.