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Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics

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Published
**1939**
by Heinemann in London, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press
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Written in English

- Mathematics, Greek

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | Greek mathematical works. |

Statement | with an English translation by Ivor Thomas. |

Series | The Loeb classical library |

Contributions | Thomas, Ivor. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | PA3611 A95 1939 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 2 v. -- |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL16750218M |

Burton, David M. The History of Mathematics: An : WCB McGraw-Hill, Dunham, William. The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey. part ii history of mathematical proof in ancient traditions: the other evidence Critical approaches to Greek practices of proof 8 Th e pluralism of Greek ‘mathematics’ [] g. e. r. lloyd Proving with numbers: in Greece 9 Generalizing about polygonal numbers in ancient Greek mathematics [] an i muellerFile Size: 5MB.

Selections From Greek Mathematics Ivor Thomas: Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics. With an English Translation. In Two Volumes. I. From Thales to Euclid. Pp. Xvi+ (Loeb Classical Library.) London: Heinemann, Cloth, 10s. (Leather, 12s. 6d.). [REVIEW] D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson - - The Classical Review 54 (3. Collections of shorter selections from primary sources in translation include: Cohen and Drabkin, A Source Book in Greek Science (), Irby-Massie and Keyser, Greek Science of the Hellenistic Era: A Sourcebook (), and Humphrey, Oleson and Sherwood, Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook ().

A comprehensive history of Greek mathematics, divided by topics -- after a couple of introductory chapters on terminology, numerals and notation, it deals with Pythagorean arithmetic, the beginnings of geometry, Pythagorean geometry, the elements of geometry before Plato, math in Plato, the elements between Plato and Euclid, more advanced problems, and ends up with Euclid.4/5. Dionysodorus ( [?], Asia Minor, third-second centuries b.c.) mathematics.. The Dionysodorus who is the subject of this article is recorded by Eutocius as having solved, by means of the intersection of a parabola and a hyperbola, the cubic equation to which (in effect) Archimedes had reduced the problem of so cutting a sphere by a plane that the volumes of the segments are in a given.

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Selections Illustrating the History of Greek MathematicsCited by: I've made the decision to study all the extant works in Greek mathematics that are available in English.

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Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics, with an English translation by Ivor Bulmer-Thomas,W. Heinemann, ltd. edition, in English. "As it is, the book is indispensable; it has, indeed, no serious English rival." — Times Literary Supplement. Volume I of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the essentials of mathematics and includes every landmark innovation and every important figure.

This volume features energetic discourses on Euclid, Apollonius, and others. Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics Vol II.- from Aristarchus to Pappus Ivor Thomas (Translator) Published by Harvard University Press, London ().

Excerpt from A History of Greek Mathematics, Vol. 2 Historians of mathematics have, as a rule, given too little attention to Aristarchus of Samos. The reason is no doubt that he was an astronomer, and therefore it might be supposed that his work would have no sufficient interest for the mathematician.

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Bradley; Publisher: Infobase Publishing ISBN: Category: Mathematicians Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» From BCE to CEthousands of scholars from many different civilizations introduced mathematical ideas that established the foundations of arithmetic, number theory, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, as well as the r.

Selections from Greek Mathematics Ivor Thomas: Selections illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics. With an English translation.

In two volumes. From Thales to Euclid. xvi+ (Loeb Classical Library.) London: Heinemann, Cloth, : D'arcy Wentworth Thompson. The Mathematics of Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, India, and Islam: A Sourcebook. Princeton University Press () Bulmer-Thomas, Ivor: Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge () Struik, Dirk (ed.): A Source Book in Mathematics, Princeton University Press, Princeton (). Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics [] Bulmer-Thomas, Ivor, Cambridge: Harvard University Press ; London: W. Heinemann, Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics.

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- t New York ; Springer, cop. – s. The Problem of Angle Trisection in Antiquity. Jackter History of Mathematics A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements, translated and edited by Morrow, I., Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics, William Heinemann, London, and Harvard University Press, Cambridge.

Greek mathematics refers to mathematics texts written during and ideas stemming from the Classical and Hellinistic periods, extant from the 7th century BC to the 4th century AD, around the shores of the Eastern mathematicians lived in cities spread over the entire Eastern Mediterranean from Italy to North Africa but were united by culture and language.

Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics is a compilation of texts about the development of Greek mathematics. Translator and compiler Ivor Thomas draws from the works of Greek mathematicians and historians.

This compilation furnishes a complete picture of. Eratosthenes of Cyrene (/ ɛr ə ˈ t ɒ s θ ə n iː z /; Greek: Ἐρατοσθένης ὁ Κυρηναῖος, romanized: Eratosthénēs ho Kurēnaĩos, IPA: [eratostʰénɛːs]; c. BC – c. / BC) was a Greek polymath: a mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and music was a man of learning, becoming the chief librarian at the Library of : BC, Cyrene.

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Proceedings of the Third International Meeting, Delphi, Greece, July August 3, Author: Jens Høyrup.Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics with an English Translation by IVOR THOMAS. Vol. I, From Thales to Euclid; Vol. II, From Aristarchus to Pappus. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Univ.

Press, and Pp. xvi + ; x + (Loeb Classical Library.) By far the best modern history of Greek mathematics was written.Home» MAA Publications» Periodicals» Convergence» Can You Really Derive Conic Formulae from a Cone?

- References Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics, Vol. 1 Vol. 2, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Gary S. Stoudt, "Can You Really Derive Conic Formulae from a Cone?

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