History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I

History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I
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History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I by John William Draper

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GREAT organizes the Ideas of his Age, materializes Faith, allies it to Art, rejects Science, and creates the Italian Form of Religion.

An Alliance of the Papacy with France diffuses that Form.--Political History of the Agreement and Conspiracy of the Frankish Kings and the Pope.--The resulting Consolidation of the new Dynasty in France, and Diffusion of Roman Ideas.--Conversion of Europe.

The Value of the Italian Form of Religion determined from the papal Biography. 349

CHAPTER XIII.

DIGRESSION ON THE PASSAGE OF THE ARABIANS TO THEIR AGE OF REASON.

INFLUENCE OF MEDICAL IDEAS THROUGH THE NESTORIANS AND JEWS.

The intellectual Development of the Arabians is guided by the Nestorians and the Jews, and is in the Medical Direction.--The Basis of this Alliance is theological.

Antagonism of the Byzantine System to Scientific Medicine.--Suppression of the Asclepions.--Their Replaceme