## Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics: Thales to EuclidHarvard University Press, 1939 - Mathematics, Greek |

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### Contents

Euclid | xv |

a Mathematics and its divisions | 2 |

6 Mathematics in Greek Education | 20 |

19 other sections not shown

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