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Ramus, Petrus

(Pierre [de] la Ramée; 1515–72). Philos. and mathematician; b. Cuth (or Cuts), Vermandois, in Picardy, near Soissons and Noyon, in Oise, Fr.; opposed Aristotelianism; Prot. 1561 (1562?); to Switz. 1568, Ger. 1569; returned to Fr. 1570(1571?); perished in Bartholomew's* Day Massacre.

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