**Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid**

by George Johnston Allman

**Publisher**: Dublin University Press 1877**ISBN/ASIN**: 1402197802**Number of pages**: 248

**Description**:

The founders of Greek philosophy -- Thales and Pythagoras -- were also the founders of Greek Science, and from the time of Thales to that of Euclid and the foundation of the Museum of Alexandria, the development of science was, for the most part, the work of the Greek philosophers. With the foundation of the School of Alexandria, a second period commences; and henceforth, until the end of the scientific evolution of Greece, the cultivation of science was separated from that of philosophy, and pursued for its own sake.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(multiple formats)

## Similar books

**History of Modern Mathematics**

by

**David Eugene Smith**-

**Columbia University**

This is an outline of the prominent movements in mathematics, presenting a few of the leading names, and calling attention to some of the bibliography of the subject. In these pages the term Mathematics will be limited to the domain of pure science.

(

**12677**views)

**Archimedes**

by

**Thomas Little Heath**

History and tradition know Archimedes almost exclusively as the inventor of a number of ingenious mechanical appliances. Few have any acquaintance with the details of the original discoveries in mathematics of the greatest mathematician of antiquity.

(

**5034**views)

**The Pythagorean Theorem: Crown Jewel of Mathematics**

by

**John C. Sparks**-

**AuthorHouse**

The book chronologically traces the Pythagorean theorem from the beginning, through 4000 years of Pythagorean proofs. The text presents some classic puzzles, amusements, and applications. An epilogue summarizes the importance of the theorem.

(

**13131**views)

**A History of the Progress of the Calculus of Variations during the Nineteenth Century**

by

**Isaac Todhunter**-

**Adamant Media Corporation**

The book traces the progress of the Calculus of Variations during the nineteenth century: Lagrange and and Lacroix, Dirksen and Ohm, Gauss, Poisson, Ostrogradsky, Delaunay, Sarrus, Cauchy, Legendre, Brunacci, and Jacobi.

(

**13872**views)