A Short History of Greek Mathematics

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Chelsea Publishing Company, 1884 - Mathematics - 325 pages
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This book provides a stimulating presentation of the history of Greek mathematics, with special emphasis on the Alexandrian school. Beginning with number systems of the ancients and Egyptian influences on Greek mathematics, the book traces the development up to Pappus and Proclus in the fourth century A.D. This is a standard work on the history of Greek mathematics, with special emphasis on the Alexandrian school of mathematics.

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James Gow is Professor of International Peace and Security at King's College, London.

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