Euclid's Elements

mathematical treatise consistin o 13 beuks attributit tae the auncient Greek mathematician Euclid

The Elements (Ancient Greek: Στοιχεῖα Stoicheia) is a mathematical treatise consistin o 13 beuks attributit tae the auncient Greek mathematician Euclid in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egyp c. 300 BC.

Elements
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AuthorEuclid
LeidAuncient Greek
SubjectEuclidean geometry, elementar nummer theory, incommensurable lines
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  • Ball, W.W. Rouse (1960). A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (4th ed. [Reprint. Original publication: London: Macmillan & Co., 1908] ed.). New York: Dover Publications. pp. 50–62. ISBN 978-0-486-20630-1.
  • Heath, Thomas L. (1956). The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements (2nd [Facsimile. Original publication: Cambridge University Press, 1925] ed.). New York: Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-60088-2 (vol. 1), ISBN 0-486-60089-0 (vol. 2), ISBN 0-486-60090-4 (vol. 3).
  • Boyer, Carl B. (1991). A History of Mathematics (Second Edition ed.). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 978-0-471-54397-8.CS1 maint: extra text (link)

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