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Adelard of Bath (Adelardus Bathensis)

Born: 1075 AD
Died: 1160 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Mathematicians


1075 - Adelard was born in Bath, England.


1090 - Studied in Syria and southern Italy.


1120 - Disguised as a Mohammedan student to attend lectures in Cordova, managed to get a copy of Euclid's Elements which he translated into Latin. He wrote "On Identity and Difference" in the form of letters.


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