## Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics, Volume 1 |

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### Contents

a Mathematics and its divisions | 2 |

Arithmetical Operations | 41 |

6 Division | 50 |

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2nd Imp ABTA Archimedes Archytas Aristotle arithmetic aTro avro avrov avrrjs circle cube diameter dpidp.ov dTro rrjs dvdXoyov dXXd e^ei earai eari eariv earlv elvai equal eTrel eTrl etvai Eucl Euclid Euclid's Elements Eudemus Eudoxus Eutocius evdela EZH0 Friedlein geometry given straight line gnomon greater Greek Greek mathematics Heath Heiberg Hippocrates Hippocrates of Chios Hultsch Iamblichus Kal rrjs Kara Kevrpov kvkXov laov lune magnitude mathematics mean odd number olov ovtcos p.ev p.rj Pappus parallelogram Plato polygon Porisms Proclus proportion Pythagoreans ratio ravra rcov rectangle rectilineal figure rerpdycovov right angles rplrov rplycovov rrjs rrjv segments side solid sphere square tcov Theaetetus theorem tov kvkXov tovtcov tovto Trapa Trapd Trepl triangle Trpcorov Trpos Trpos ttjv TrXevpas ttjs tu>v Vols vTro vtto Xoyov ycovlas