# A Short History of Greek Mathematics (Classic Reprint)

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September 2015

## Beschreibung

### Beschreibung

Excerpt from A Short History of Greek MathematicsMy own book represents part of a collection of notes which I have for many years been making with a view to a general history of the great city of Alexandria. The fact that the history of Alexandrian mathematics begins with the Elements of Euclid and closes with the Algebra of Diophantus, both of which are founded on the discoveries of several pre ceding centuries, made it necessary that I should extend my inquiries over the whole field of Greek mathematics. In this way, the materials for an account of the Alexandrian Mathematical School grew to exceed the reasonable limits of a chapter, and I have thought it desirable to publish them as a separate essay. I shall treat the Literary School with the same fulness.

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EAN: 9781330498798

ISBN: 1330498798

Untertitel: 23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
Sprache: Englisch.

Verlag: Forgotten Books

Erscheinungsdatum: September 2015

Seitenanzahl: 348 Seiten

Format: kartoniert

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