## Leonard of Pisa and the New Mathematics of the Middle AgesA portrait of Pisa, the 13th century capital of the commercial revolution, with emphasis on the contribution of Leonard Fibonacci to the new mathematics. |

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### Contents

The World of Leonard Fibonacci | 1 |

Pisa | 8 |

The Mathematician | 57 |

Copyright | |

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Leonard of Pisa and the New Mathematics of the Middle Ages Joseph Gies,Frances Gies No preview available - 1969 |

Leonard of Pisa and the New Mathematics of the Middle Ages Frances Gies,Joseph Gies No preview available - 1983 |

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