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Dedomena : Euclid's Data, or, The importance of being given

Author: C M Taisbak; Euclid.
Publisher: Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum Press, 2003.
Series: Acta historica scientiarum naturalium et medicinalium, v. 45.
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A contribution to the history of Greek geometrical analysis. Although there have been two recent translations of the "Data", this one provides an extensive commentary and discussion of what the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: Euclid.; Euclides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C M Taisbak; Euclid.
ISBN: 8772898151 9788772898155
OCLC Number: 54678011
Language Note: English and Greek.
Notes: Includes errata leaf.
Description: 271 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Foundation --
The Plane --
Three questions and one --
Six parallel statements --
Latent Co-actors --
Mathematicians Unemployed or Admitted Tools? --
The Helping Hand --
By geometrical methods --
Magnitude --
Starting Points --
Circles --
Magnitudes by a Given Greater --
Lines and Direction --
Magnitudes and Ratio I. Dt 1-9 --
Four Axiomatic (?) Fundamentals --
Metamorphoses of Ratios --
By a Given Greater than in Ratio. Dt 10-21 --
Definition 11 --
Synopsis of Dt 10-21 --
Magnitudes and Ratio II. Dt 22-24 --
Position. Distance, Direction, Parallels. Dt 25-38 --
Form. Triangles and Polygons. Dt 39-55 --
Definition 3 --
Dt 55 The Main Theorem? --
Triangles --
Equiangular parallelograms I. Reciprocal proportion. Dt 56 --
Application of areas I. Dt 57-62 --
Ratio and Angles. Dt 63-67 --
Equiangular parallelograms II. Reciprocal proportion. Dt 68-75 --
Duplicates and Outsiders. Dt 76-83 --
Application of areas. II. Dt 84-85 --
Intersecting Hyperbolas. H. G. Zeuthen and Dt 86 --
Circles. Dt 87-94 --
Marinus' Commentary --
Synopsis of Dt 39 and I.22 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 1-9 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 10-24 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 25-38 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 39-55 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 56-67 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 68-83 --
Deductive Structure of Dt 84-94.
Series Title: Acta historica scientiarum naturalium et medicinalium, v. 45.
Other Titles: Euclid's Data
Importance of being given
Responsibility: the Greek text translated and explained by Christian Marinus Taisbak.

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