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Pappus of Alexandria : book 4 of the Collection

Author: Pappus, of Alexandria.; Heike Sefrin-Weis
Publisher: London : Springer, 2010.
Series: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The major mathematical treatise by the towering Greek mathematician Pappus of Alexandria, the Collection, consists of eight volumes. This volume, the fourth, covers Hellenistic geometry from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pappus, of Alexandria.; Heike Sefrin-Weis
ISBN: 9781849960045 1849960046
OCLC Number: 499067293
Language Note: Greek and English, with commentary in English.
Description: xxxi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Greek Text and Annotated Translation.- Greek Text.- Annotated Translation of Collectio IV.- Commentary.- Plane Geometry, Apollonian Style.- Plane Geometry, Apollonian Style.- Plane Geometry, Archaic Style.- Plane Geometry, Archimedean.- Motion Curves and Symptoma-Mathematics.- Meta-theoretical Passage.- Angle Trisection.- General Angle Division.- Quadratrix, Rectification Property.- Analysis for an Archimedean Neusis.
Series Title: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Other Titles: Mathematical collections.
Book 4 of the Collection
Responsibility: edited with translation and commentary by Heike Sefrin-Weis.

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