Adelard (or Athelard)

Adelard (Or Athelard), an English Benedictine monk who flourished about A.D. 1150, resided at Bath and became a member of the celebrated monastery of that city. He travelled into Egypt and Arabia; and translated Euclid's Elements out of Arabic into Latin before any Greek copies were discovered; also wrote several mathematical and medical treatises, which remain at Oxford in MS.

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