Levi (ben Gershon) Gersonides (1288 - 1344)
of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[location unknown] 1344
Profile last modified 25 Feb 2018
| Created 28 Feb 2017
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Levi (ben Gershon) Gersonides has Jewish Roots.
14th Century Jewish Mathematician, philosopher, astronomer who correctly estimated stellar distances which went against the accepted Ptolemy models.
 Earliest European instance of the cross-staff being used for latitude use is attributed to him
↑ Wikipedia: Levi ben Gershon, Gersonides, accessed 28 Feb 2017. ↑ " 6 Creative Ways People Used to Navigate the Oceans." SciShow. 26 Feb 2017. Youtube.com (Web). 28 Feb 2017.
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