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Barrow, Isaac

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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English scholar, mathematician, and divine, born in London; a graduate of Cambridge, and fellow of Trinity College; appointed professor of Greek at Cambridge, and soon after Gresham professor of Geometry; subsequently Lucasian professor of Mathematics (in which he had Newton for successor), and master of Trinity, and founder of the library; a man of great intellectual ability and force of character; besides mathematical works, left a "Treatise on the Pope's Supremacy," and a body of sermons remarkable for their vigour of thought and nervousness of expression (1630-1677).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Barrow, Isaac'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​b/barrow-isaac.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
 
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