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sexta-feira, 28 de outubro de 2011

A short account of the history of mathematics

W. W. Rouse Ball

The Macmillan Company | 1901


This is the classic resource on the history of mathematics providing a deeper understanding of the subject and how it has impacted our culture, all in one essential volume. From the early Greek influences to the middle ages and the renaissance to the end of the 19th-century, trace the fascinating foundation of mathematics as it developed through the ages.

quinta-feira, 27 de outubro de 2011

The Copernicus of Antiquity - Aristarchus of Samos

Thomas L. Heath


Apollonius of Perga Treatise on Conic Sections 1896

Thomas L. Heath

Introduction: pt. I. The earlier history of conic sections among the Greeks. 1. The discovery of conic sections; Menaechmus. 2. Aristaeus and Euclid. 3. Archimedes. pt. II. Introduction to the conics of Apollonius. 1. The author and his own account of the conics. 2. General characteristics. 3. The methods of Apollonius. 4. The construction of a conic by means of tangents. 5. The three-line and four-line locus. 6. The construction of a conic through five points.-Appendix: Notes on the terminology of Greek geometry.--The conics of Apollonius

The Works of Archimedes

Thomas L. Heath

PDF| 18,45 MB

Diophantus of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra

Second Edition.
Thomas L. Heath
Cambridge, University Press | 1910| 387 páginas | PDF| 39,47 MB