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date: 21 October 2019

Balsham, Adam of [Adam de Parvo Ponte]locked

(1100x02?–1157x69?)
  • Raymond Klibansky

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Balsham, Adam of [Adam de Parvo Ponte] (1100x02?–1157x69?), logician, was born in Balsham, near Cambridge, on the estate of his father, whose family came from Beauvais in France. About 1120 he left England for Paris, at that time the goal of many young Englishmen who aimed to study the arts and theology. By 1132, the date of publication of his major work, the ...

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