Barrow, Isaac (16301677)

Barrow, Isaac, 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 (16301677).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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