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
Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, Volume 1
Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, Volume 2
Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, Volume 3
  • 1912: Archimedes: Works (2nd Edition, includes the newly-discovered Method)
  • 1913: Aristarchus of Samos, the Ancient Copernicus
A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume I
A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume II
Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, Volume 1, 2nd ed.
Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, Volume 2, 2nd ed.
Euclid: The Thirteen Books of The Elements, Volume 3, 2nd ed.
  • 1931: A Manual of Greek Mathematics
  • 1932: Greek Astronomy
  • 1949: Mathematics in Aristotle


Sources