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Single Idea 1866

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / E. Policies / 5. Education / d. Study of history]

Full Idea

It is heresy to teach that with all the heavenly bodies coming back to the same point after a period of thirty-six thousand years, the same effects as now exist will reappear.

Gist of Idea

It is heresy to teach that history repeats every 36,000 years

Source

Anon (Par) (The Condemnation of 1277 [1277], 92)

Book Reference

Hyman,A./Walsh,J.: 'Philosophy in the Middle Ages' [Hackett 1973], p.588