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  1. Teste Albumasare Cum Sibylla: Astrology and the Sibyls in Medieval Europe.Laura Ackerman Smoller - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 41 (2):76-89.
    In the 1480s Dominican humanist Filippo de’ Barbieri published an illustration of a supposedly ancient female seer called the ‘Sybilla Chimica’, whose prophetic text repeated the words of the ninth-century astrologer Abu Ma‘shar. In tracing the origins of Barbieri’s astrological Sibyl, this article examines three sometimes interlocking traditions: the attribution of an ante-diluvian history to the science of the stars, the assertion of astrology’s origins in divine revelation, and the belief in the ancient Sibyls’ predictions of the birth of Christ (...)
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  • Teste Albumasare Cum Sibylla: Astrology and the Sibyls in Medieval Europe.Laura Ackerman Smoller - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41 (2):76-89.
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