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Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics

Author: Ivor Bulmer-Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1939-1941.
Series: Loeb classical library, 335, 362.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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GREEK MATHEMATICAL WORKS. The wonderful achievement of Greek mathematics is illustrated in two volumes. 1. The divisions of mathematics; mathematics in Greek education; calculation; arithmetical notation and operations, including square root and cube root; Pythagorean arithmetic including properties of numbers; square root of 2; proportion and means; algabraic equations; Proclus; Thales; Pythagorean geometry;  Read more...
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Bulmer-Thomas, Ivor, 1905-1993.
Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics.
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, W. Heinemann, ltd., 1939-41
(OCoLC)559320049
Online version:
Bulmer-Thomas, Ivor, 1905-1993.
Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics.
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, W. Heinemann, ltd., 1939-41
(OCoLC)624409453
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivor Bulmer-Thomas
ISBN: 0674993691 9780674993693 0434993352 9780434993352 0674993993 9780674993990 043499362X 9780434993628
OCLC Number: 4714609
Language Note: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Imprint varies.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 17 cm.
Contents: V.1. From Thales to Euclid --
v. 2. From Aristarchus to Pappus.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 335, 362.
Other Titles: Greek mathematical works
Responsibility: with an English translation by Ivor Thomas.

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Greek mathematics from the sixth century BCE to the fourth century CE is represented by the work of, e.g., Pythagoras; Proclus; Thales; Democritus; Hippocrates of Chios; Theaetetus; Plato; Eudoxus of  Read more...

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