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" It was this king [Sesotris], moreover, who divided the land into lots and gave everyone a square piece of equal size, from the produce of which he exacted an annual tax. Any man whose holding was damaged by the encroachment of the river would go and declare... "
Ancient Egyptian Science: Ancient Egyptian mathematics - Page 4
by Marshall Clagett - 1989 - 462 pages
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The Emergence of Number

John N. Crossley - Mathematics - 1987 - 222 pages
...we read: It was this king [Sesostris] , moreover, who divided the land into lots and gave everyone a piece of equal size, from the produce of which he...assessed. Perhaps this was the way in which geometry was invented, and passed afterwards into Greece for knowledge of the sundial and the gnomon and...
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