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Amazing Traces of a Babylonian Origin in Greek Mathematics

Jöran Friberg
Publisher: 
World Scientific
Publication Date: 
2007
Number of Pages: 
476
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
118.00
ISBN: 
9789812704528
Category: 
Monograph
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Elements II and Babylonian Metric Algebra

El.I.47 and the Old Babylonian Diagonal Rule

Lemma El. X.28/29 la, Plimpton 322, and Babylonian igi-igi.bi Problems

Lemma El. X.32/33 and an Old Babylonian Geometric Progression

Elements X and Babylonian Metric Algebra

Elements IV and Old Babylonian Figures Within Figures

El. VI.30, XIII.1–12, and Regular Polygons in Babylonian Mathematics

El. XIII.13–18 and Regular Polyhedrons in Babylonian Mathematics

Elements XII and Pyramids and Cones in Babylonian Mathematics

El. I.43–44, El. VI.24–29, Data 57–59, 84–86, and Metric Algebra

Euclid’s Lost Book On Divisions and Babylonian Striped Figures

Hippocrates’ Lunes and Babylonian Figures with Curved Boundaries

Traces of Babylonian Metric Algebra in the Arithmetica of Diophantus

Heron’s, Ptolemy's, and Brahmagupta’s Area and Diagonal Rules

Theon of Smyrna’s Side and Diagonal Numbers and Ascending Infinite Chains of Birectangles

Greek and Babylonian Square Side Approximations

Theodorus of Cyrene’s Irrationality Proof and Descending Infinite Chains of Birectangles

The Pseudo-Heronic Geometrica 

A Chain of Trapezoids with Fixed Diagonals

A Catalog of Babylonian Geometric Figures


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