re: Magellan stories

Mon, 15 Dec 1997 10:43:46 -0800 (PST)

Ted Davis wrote:

> It's this kind of BS (that's the only term I can think of that accuractly
> conveys my meaning, please forgive) that gets my hackles up. Cosmas was one
> of only two persons we can name in the Latin West, after the time of Christ,
> who believed in a flat earth;

Who is the other one you have in mind? I thought both Isidore and
Tacitus described a flat earth.

Steve Schaffner
SLAC and I have a deal: they don't || Immediate assurance is an excellent sign
pay me, and I don't speak for them. || of probable lack of insight into the
|| topic. Josiah Royce