The Elements of Euclid; With Select Theorems Out of Archimedes. by the Learned Andrew Tacquet. to Which Are Added, Practical Corollaries, ... the Whole Abridg'd, and in This Third Edition Publish'd in English, by William Whiston, ...
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Paperback, 266 pages
Published June 10th 2010 by Gale Ecco, Print Editions
(first published 1952)
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Euclid (Ancient Greek: Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs -- "Good Glory", ca. 365-275 BC) also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "Father of Geometry". He was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I (323–283 BC). His Stoicheia (Elements) is a 13-volume exploration all corners of mathematics, based on the works of, inter alia, Aristotle, Eudoxus of Cnidu...moreMore about Euclid...