Alcuin's Puzzles in the Pub (Introduction to Alcuin and the Arithmetical Puzzles)

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture


A pub quiz session using the propositiones ad acuendos iuvenes with an introduction to Alcuin, his York roots, ideas about the value of learning, and the puzzles. The event was sold out.
Period22 May 2016
Held atPint of Science, United Kingdom


  • Alcuin engagement impact
  • mathematics
  • interdisciplinary
  • diaphantine equations