Sylvester II

or Silvester II


noun

Gerbert, died 1003, French ecclesiastic: pope 999–1003.

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British Dictionary definitions for Sylvester II

Sylvester II
/ (sɪlˈvɛstə) /

noun

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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