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Isaac Barrow
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Biography

Isaac Barrow was born in London in October 1630. He was educated at Charterhouse and Felstead, and later at Trinity College, Cambridge. He graduated in 1649, and by the time he took his MA in 1652 he had built up a reputation as an accomplished scholar in mathematics and the natural sciences.

His royalist sympathies made it difficult to continue at Cambridge and he left for Paris in 1655. By February 1656, he was in Ital…

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Bennett, Clinton, “Isaac Barrow”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26866>
First published online: 2015



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