We know that the same condition of things pertained in Egypt, when science became static there.
Hence, for the student struggling through the many years of study required to finally gain the doctorate in theology, joining the friars might be a very good idea [NOTE]pRichard Southern, Western Society and the Church in the Middle Ages London, Soon they had completely expulsed the Roman numerals from the everyday use.
While not every person that was conducting scientific research truly believed this logic they accepted the fact that it was believed so that they could legitimately study without fear of persecution. To gain an answer to this question we must follow the stream of history from its Roman course eastward to the new seat of the Roman empire in Byzantium.
Kalin, In her chronicle work Alexiad she gave an account of her court education, based on the ancient Greek language, literature, rhetoric, and sciences, but which also included medicine, astronomy, mathematics, geography, history, and military affairs. Woods, The rare exceptions are certain papyrus fragments, found in Egypt, some of which are Greek manuscripts dating from the third century B.