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us: Robert, of Chester, active 1143



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    • us: Chester, Robert, active 1143
    • us: Robert, de Ketene, active 1143
    • us: Robert, de Retines, active 1143
    • us: Robert, of Chester, fl. 1143
    • us: Robert, the Englishman, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Castrensis, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Cataneus, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Cestiensis, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Cestrensis, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Cuccator, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Ketenensis Anglus, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Kethenensis Anglus, active 1143
    • us: Robertus, Retenensis, active 1143
    • us: Robertus Retenensis, fl. 1143
    • us: Robertus, Retinensis, active 1143
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Robert, of Chester, fl. 1143
    • Robertus Retenensis, fl. 1143
  • Sources

    • found: Khuwārizmī, M. ibn M. Robert of Chester's Latin translation of al-Khwārizmī's al-Jabr, 1989.
    • found: LC data base, 8-1-89 (hdg.: Robertus Retenensis, fl.1143; usage: Robert of Chester)
    • found: NUC pre-56 (hdg.; Robertus Retenensis, fl. 1143; usage: ... Roberti Retenensi, ... Roberto Ketenense, Robert of Chester)
    • found: DNB, v. 16, p. 1248, etc. (Robert the Englishman, Robert de Ketene, or Robert de Retines, fl. 1143; in mss. called Robertus Ketenensis, Retenensis, Cataneus, Cuccator, Kethenensis Anglus; identified with Robertus Cestrensis or Cestiensis, Robertus Castrensis) v. 4, p. 203 (Chester, Robert, fl. 1182; astronomer and alchemist, took his name from place of birth [duplicate entry in DNB for same person])
  • Editorial Notes

    • [THIS 1XX FIELD CANNOT BE USED UNDER RDA UNTIL THIS RECORD HAS BEEN REVIEWED AND/OR UPDATED]
    • [Cross reference for Robert, de Ketene (and variants) may need to be removed to a separate record; more recent scholarship in DNB suggests there are grounds for identifying these as separate people.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1989-08-01: new
    • 2013-03-15: revised
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