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Abraham Zacuto

(c. 1450—1515)

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Zacuto, Abraham

Zacuto, Abraham (1450–1515)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
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. Born in Salamanca, Spain, around 1450 or 1452, Abraham bar Samuel bar Abraham Zacut (also known as

Zacuto, Abraham

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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(c. 1450–1515?),

the foremost writer on astronomy in fifteenth-century Castile. Zacuto was born in Salamanca, Spain, to

Zacuto of Salamanca

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(c.1450–c.1515), Spanish astronomer, mathematician, and historian, born into a Jewish family in Salamanca, where he studied and afterwards worked at the university. In the 1470s ... More

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