A Short History of Greek Mathematics
by James Gow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1884
Number of pages: 351
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.
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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.
by George Johnston Allman - Dublin University Press
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, the development of science was, for the most part, the work of the Greek philosophers ...
by Thomas Little Heath - Clarendon Press
It is the author's confident hope that this book will give a fresh interest to the story of Greek mathematics in the eyes both of mathematicians and of classical scholars. Greek mathematics reveals an important aspect of the Greek genius.
by Florian Cajori - The MacMillan Company
The history of mathematics is important as a valuable contribution to the history of civilization. Human progress is closely identified with scientific thought. Mathematical and physical researches are a reliable record of intellectual progress.