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From Alexandria, Through Baghdad

Publisher: 
Springer
Number of Pages: 
583
Price: 
149.00
ISBN: 
9783642367359
Date Received: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013
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Nathan Sidoli and Glen Van Brummelen, editors
Publication Date: 
2013
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Festschrift

History of Greek Mathematics.- Mathematical Reconstructions Out, Textual Studies in.- Research on Ancient Greek Mathematical Sciences.- History of Mathematics in the Islamic World.- Mathematics and Her Sisters in Medieval Islam.- A Survey of Research in the Mathematical Sciences in Medieval Islam from 1996 to 2011.- The Life of Pi: From Archimedes to ENIAC and Beyond.- Mechanical Astronomy: A Route to the Ancient Discovery of Epicycles and Eccentrics.- Some Greek Sundial Meridians.- An Archimedean Proof of Heron’s Formula for the Area of a Triangle.- Reading the Lost Folia of the Archimedean Palimpsest.- Acts of geometrical construction in the Spherics of Theodosios.- Archimedes Among the Ottomans.- The “Second” Arabic Translation of Theodosius’ Sphaerica.- More Archimedean than Archimedes: A New Trace of Abū Sahl al-Kūhī’s work in Latin.- Les mathématiques en Occident musulman.- Ibn al-Raqqām’s al-Zīj al-Mustawfī in MS Rabat National Library 2461.- An Ottoman astrolabe full of surprises.- Un algébriste arabe: Abū Kāmil Šuǧāc ibn Aslam.- Abū Kāmil’s Book on Mensuration.- Hebrew Texts on the Regular Polyhedra.- A Treatise by Bīrūnī on the Rule of Three and its Variations.- Safavid Art, Science, and Courtly Education in the Seventeenth Century.- Translating Playfair’s Geometry into Arabic.

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