## Selections illustrating the history of greek mathematics: in two volumes, Volume 2Harvard University Press, 1980 - History |

### What people are saying - Write a review

#### LibraryThing Review

User Review - kinematics_booklover - LibraryThingI really enjoyed this book. Strongly recommended for people that love Greek geometry. A lot o thoughtful geometric constructions. Greek geometers ere REALLY brilliant people. Read full review

#### LibraryThing Review

User Review - HoraceSPatoot - LibraryThingThis book and its companion are a real treat for the mathematician, even those who don't read Greek. It is fascinating to see how some of the great proofs were expressed, and what great minds ... Read full review

### Contents

a General | 2 |

a General | 18 |

6 Surface and volume of the cylinder | 40 |

Copyright | |

41 other sections not shown

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

ABrA ABTA Archim Archimedes Aristarchus of Samos avro avrov axis centre of gravity chord subtended circle circumscribed cone cubic equation cylinder diameter Dioph Diophantus diro drawn parallel drro e^ei eariv earl earlv earw eirl eoriv equal equation Eratosthenes Eucl Eutocius evdeia eXdaaova fiev figure given greater Heiberg Heron Hultsch hyperbola Ibid inscribed irepl irpos Kal tov Kara kvkXov npos p.ev Pappus parabola perpendicular plane polygon Proclus Prop proved Ptolemy radius ratio rcov right angles rpiywvov rr)v rrjs rrjv rrpos segment side sphere square straight line subtended by double surface Tannery tcov Theon of Alexandria theorem tov kvkXov tov kwvov tovto triangle Trjs Trpos tt)v ttjv ttotI Vols vtto Xoyov