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The myth was particularly popular among the religious men of the time, cited also in Speculum Maius, the most popular encyclopaedia in the Middle Ages, by Vincent of Beauvais, a Dominican friar.
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Vincent of Beauvais, an industrious Dominican friar of the 13th century, took it upon himself to record all the knowledge in the world up to the reign of his king, Louis IX. His book, Speculum Maius, surpassed even Pliny's work in scope and weightiness.
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In his history of the encyclopedia, Gleick traces its history all the way back to Dominican Vincent of Beauvais' 1502 “Speculum Maius”. We are in the midst of a flood of communicated information.
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De Natalie Dessay à Vincent de Beauvais, frère dominicain qui rédigea en ces murs, au XIIIe siècle, son Speculum maius, compilation des connaissances au Moyen Age, plus vaste somme rassemblée dans le monde occidental à cette époque. Participe ...

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