Person record: BACON, Roger  (c.1220-c.1292)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameRoger BACON
Relevance of this personphilosopher and scholar of optics and other sciences 
Main period of activityN/A
c.1220born atIlchester, Somerset, England
c.1292~72died atOxford, Oxfordshire, England
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Ron Morris (trans. Peter Vernon), Magazin 1756 in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 2

Honore Bostel, The magic lantern: a children's toy in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 10

Ron Morris (trans. Claudine Davies), The magic lantern in 1693 in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 3

Willem Tebra, The magic lantern of Giovanni da Fontana in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 11

Lucerna ID no. 6003563Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016