**A Short History of Greek Mathematics**

by James Gow

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 1884**ISBN/ASIN**: 1108009034**Number of pages**: 351

**Description**:

Mathematicians will find accounts of every extant Greek mathematical book and many proofs translated directly from ancient texts. Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors.

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