**A Short History of Greek Mathematics**

by James Gow

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 1884**ISBN/ASIN**: 1108009034**Number of pages**: 351

**Description**:

Mathematicians will find accounts of every extant Greek mathematical book and many proofs translated directly from ancient texts. Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(multiple formats)

## Similar books

**Vedic Mathematics**

by

**W. B. Kandasamy, F. Smarandache**-

**Automaton**

In traditional Hinduism, the Vedas are considered divine in origin and are assumed to be revelations from God. In this book the authors probe into Vedic Mathematics and explore if it is really Vedic in origin or Mathematics in content.

(

**8843**views)

**A Century of Mathematics in America**

by

**Peter Duren, Richard A. Askey**-

**American Mathematical Society**

In 100 years the American mathematical community has grown to an influential group that sets the standard for the rest of the world. This book in three volumes depicts the political and mathematical forces that have shaped the AMS in the past century.

(

**12567**views)

**A Short Account of the History of Mathematics**

by

**W. W. Rouse Ball**-

**Dover Publications**

This is the classic resource on the history of mathematics providing a deeper understanding of the subject and how it has impacted our culture. From the early Greek influences to the middle ages and the renaissance to the end of the 19th-century.

(

**8527**views)

**Mathematics and Physical Science in Classical Antiquity**

by

**J. L. Heiberg**-

**Oxford University Press**

The volume gives a general survey of the science of Classical Antiquity, laying however special stress on the mathematical and physical aspects. Topics: Ionian Natural Philosophy; Pythagoreans; Hippocrates; Mathematics in the Fifth Century; Plato ...

(

**1104**views)