Sylvester II


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Sylvester II

(sɪlˈvɛstə)
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(Biography) original name Gerbert of Aurillac. c. 940–1003 ad, French ecclesiastic and scholar; pope (999–1003): noted for his achievements in mathematics and astronomy
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Noun1.Sylvester II - French pope from 999 to 1003 who was noted for his great learning (945-1003)
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