Euclid's Elements in Greek: : Books 5-9

Euclid's Elements in Greek: : Books 5-9

by Richard Fitzpatrick


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Euclid's Elements in Greek: : Books 5-9 by Richard Fitzpatrick

Euclid's Elements is the most famous mathematical work of classical antiquity, and has had a profound influence on the development of modern Mathematics and Physics. This volume contains the definitive Ancient Greek text of J.L. Heiberg (1883), together with an English translation. For ease of use, the Greek text and the corresponding English text are on facing pages. Moreover, the figures are drawn with both Greek and English symbols. Finally, a helpful Greek/English lexicon explaining Ancient Greek mathematical jargon is appended. Volume II contains Books 5-9, and covers the fundamentals of proportion, similar figures, and number theory.

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ISBN-13: 9781411680876
Publication date: 04/17/2006
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.84(d)

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