The Exact Sciences in Antiquity

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Brown University Press, 1957 - History - 240 pages

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Contents

Babylonian Mathematics
29
The Sources their Decipherment and Evaluation
53
Egyptian Mathematics and Astronomy
71
Chapter W Babylonian Astronomy
97
Origin and Transmission of Hellenistic Science
145
The Ptolemaic System
191
On Greek Mathematics
208
The Zodiacal and Planetary Signs
228

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