# Mathematician:Thomas Little Heath

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## Mathematician

English Civil servant who is best known for his scholarly translations of the Greek classics of mathematics into English.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 5 Oct 1861, Barnetby le Wold, Lincoln, England
- Died: 16 March 1940, Ashtead, Surrey, England

## Publications

- 1885:
*Diophantus of Alexandria: a Study in the History of Greek Algebra* - 1896:
*Apollonius of Perga: Treatise on Conic Sections* - 1897:
*Archimedes: Works* - 1908:
*Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements* - 1912:
*Archimedes: Works*(2nd Edition, includes the newly-discovered*Method*) - 1913:
*Aristarchus of Samos, the Ancient Copernicus* - 1921:
*A History of Greek Mathematics* - 1926:
*Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, 2nd ed.* - 1931:
*A Manual of Greek Mathematics* - 1932:
*Greek Astronomy* - 1949:
*Mathematics in Aristotle*