## A history of Greek mathematics, Volume 2 |

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### Contents

ARISTARCHUS OF SAMOS pages 115 | 1 |

CONTINUED | 13 |

Traditions | 16 |

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Apollonius Archimedes Archimedes's Aristarchus axes axis base bisecting Book centre of gravity chap chord circle circumference circumscribed commentary cone conic conic sections conies contained Ctesibius cube curve cylinder diameter Diophantus Dioptra distance divided draw drawn earth ellipse equal equation Eratosthenes Eucl Euclid Eutocius follows formula frustum Geminus geometry given ratio gives greater Greek Heron Hipparchus hyperbola inscribed figure intersection lemma length loci mathematics means meet method method of exhaustion Metrica moon obtained ordinates Pappus parabola parallel parallelogram perpendicular plane Posidonius problem Proclus produced proof Prop propositions proved Ptolemy radius rectangle regular polygon respectively right angles says segment semicircle sides similar solid solution solved sphere spherical spheroid spiral square stades straight line surface tangent Theon Theon of Alexandria theorem tion treatise triangle vertex volume weight whence