lecture notes

Lecture notes by Gutho

The image shows scribblings in lecture notes written by the student Olaus Johannis Gutho in the 1480's, and are now found, as part of the permanent exhibition, at the Uppsala University Museum  Museum Gustavianum. The two men arguing are Aristotle and his medieval interpreter, the german philosopher and scientist Albertus Magnus (1200-1280).
The student, Olov Jonsson from the island Gotland, stayed at Uppsala university from 1477 to 1486 and his carefully written lecture notes (7 volumes) give good examples of the curriculae in those days. The main source for the lectures in astronomy was the book "De sphaera" by Joannes de Sacrobosco (d.1256).
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