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

Subjects:

  • Mathematics, Greek.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGreek mathematical works.
Statementwith an English translation by Ivor Thomas.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library -- 335, 362.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18215485M
ISBN 100674993691

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Ancient Times To Author: Michael J. Bradley; Publisher: Infobase Publishing ISBN: Category: Mathematicians Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» From BCE to CE , thousands 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. I. From Thales to Euclid. Pp. 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,