Book:Sir Thomas Heath/A History of Greek Mathematics/Volume I

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Sir Thomas Heath: A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume $\text { I }$: From Thales to Euclid

Published $\text {1921}$, Dover

ISBN 0-486-24073-8.


Subject Matter

A history of Greek mathematics


Contents

Preface
I. INTRODUCTORY
II. GREEK NUMERICAL NOTATION AND ARITHMETICAL OPERATIONS
III. PYTHAGOREAN ARITHMETIC
IV. THE EARLIEST GREEK GEOMETRY. THALES.
V. PYTHAGOREAN GEOMETRY
VI PROGRESS IN THE ELEMENTS DOWN TO PLATO'S TIME
VII SPECIAL PROBLEMS
VIII ZENO OF ELEA
IX PLATO
X FROM PLATO TO EUCLID
XI EUCLID


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Epigraph

Greece and her foundations are
Built below the tide of war,
Based on the crystàlline sea
Of thought and its eternity
-- Percy Bysshe Shelley: (poem) Hellas: A Lyrical Drama ($1921$)