Introduction to Shimura Varieties
by J.S. Milne
Number of pages: 149
This is an introduction to the theory of Shimura varieties, or, in other words, to the arithmetic theory of automorphic functions and holomorphic automorphic forms. Because of their brevity, many proofs have been omitted or only sketched.
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