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Gherardo, da Cremona, 1113 or 1114-1187


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  • Variants

    • us: Gérard, de Crémone, 1113 or 1114-1187
    • us: Gerard, of Cremona, 1113 or 1114-1187
    • us: Gerardo, da Cremona, 1113 or 1114-1187
    • us: Gerardus, Cremonensis, 1113 or 1114-1187
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [1113,1114]
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1187
    • Birth Place

        Cremona, Italy
    • Associated Locale

        Lombardy, Italy
    • Associated Locale

        Toledo, Spain
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        Philosophy
          Science
        • Occupation

            Translator
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        • Earlier Established Forms

          • Gerardus Cremonensis, 1113 or 14-1187
          • Gherardo, da Cremona, 1113 or 14-1187
        • Sources

          • found: Sacro Bosco, J. de. Iohannis de Sacrobusto, Anglici, uiri clarissimi, Spera mundi, 1478(name not given)
          • found: BLC(Gerardus, Cremonensis, the elder; confuses his works with those of the younger)
          • found: BN(Gérard de Crémone, l'aîné)
          • found: NUC pre-1956(Gerardus Cremonensis, 1113 or 14-1187)
          • found: LC data base, 8-27-87(hdg.: Gerardus, Cremonensis, 1113 or 14-1187)
          • found: Encic. italiana(Gherardo da Cremona; famous translator of Arabic works into Latin; b. Cremona; studied philosophy and science there; moved to Toledo; finished translation of Ptolemy's Almagest in 1175; lists his works and states he is not the author of Theorica planetarum, which is by a 13th cent. person of that name [Gherardo, da Sabbionetta, 13th cent.]; d. in 1187 at age of 73)
          • found: Tiraboschi:index (Gherardo, detto da Cremona)
          • found: DSB(Gerard of Cremona; b. Cremona, Italy, 1114?; d. Toledo, Spain, 1187)
          • found: Gerardo da Cremona, 1992:p. 3 (b. 1114, Cremona; d. 1187, probably in Toledo)
          • found: Chirurgia, 2012:page 134 (Gerard of Cremona; Gerardus Cemonensis; from Lombardy, lived from 1114-1187; in the 1140s went to Toledo where he translated Greek and Arabic texts on philosophy, medicine, physics, alchemy, mathematics, astronomy, astrology, and Arabic commentaries on classical literature)
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          • 1987-09-21: new
          • 2013-03-13: revised
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