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" ... however, the word seems not to be used steadily in the same signification, and in 148 A it certainly means 'root. "
The Parthenon and Other Greek Temples: Their Dynamic Symmetry - Page 86
by Jay Hambidge - 1924 - 103 pages
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The Theaetetus of Plato

Plato, Lewis Campbell - Knowledge, Theory of - 1883 - 284 pages
...to be the squares, cubes, etc., of simple quantities. And the word 1ms been so interpreted here. But it is not clear that in Plato's time this point of terminology was fixed. And on comparing 148 A it would rather seem that Svvauis is here an abbreviation for T) dvvafíévri...
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Hermathena, Volume 6

Humanities - 1888
...¡¿tapis (power) should be replaced throughout by Hvvaiilvii (root). Professor Campbell (Theactetus of Plato, p. 21, note) thinks that 'it is not clear...terminology was fixed.' But, on the other hand, J. Barthélémy Saint-Hilaire believes that the expression, tiya/ut, was probably invented by the Pythagoreans...
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Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid

George Johnston Allman - Geometry - 1889 - 237 pages
...5>V«,un- (power) should be replaced throughout by Svpopcn) (root). Professor Campbell (Theaetetus of Plato, p. 21, note) thinks that ' it is not clear...Barthelemy Saint-Hilaire believes that the expression, oiW/uv, was probably invented by the Pythagoreans (Metaphysique d'Aristote, torn. II., p. 156, n. 16)....
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