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The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, Books 1 and 2

Thomas L. Heath
Publisher: 
Dover Publications
Publication Date: 
1956
Number of Pages: 
463
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Price: 
14.95
ISBN: 
0486600882
Category: 
Sourcebook
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  INTRODUCTION.
      FACSIMILE OF A PAGE OF THE BODLEIAN MS. OF THE ELEMENTS. Frontispiece
      I. EUCLID AND THE TRADITIONS ABOUT HIM
      II. EUCLID'S OTHER WORKS
      III. GREEK COMMENTATORS OTHER THAN PROCLUS
      IV. PROCLUS AND HIS SOURCES
      V. THE TEXT
      VI. THE SCHOLIA
      VII. EUCLID IN ARABIA
      VIII. PRINCIPAL TRANSLATIONS AND EDITIONS
      IX.
        1. ON THE NATURE OF ELEMENTS
        2. ELEMENTS ANTERIOR TO EUCLID'S
        3. "FIRST PRINCIPLES: DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES AND AXIOMS"
        4. THEOREMS AND PROBLEMS
        5. THE FORMAL DIVISIONS OF A PROPOSITION
        6. OTHER TECHNICAL TERMS
        7. THE DEFINITIONS
    THE ELEMENTS.
      "BOOK I. DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, COMMON NOTIONS"
        NOTES ON DEFINITIONS ETC
        PROPOSITIONS
      BOOK II. DEFINITIONS
        NOTE ON GEOMETRICAL ALGEBRA
        PROPOSITIONS
      EXCURSUS I. PYTHAGORAS AND THE PYTHAGOREANS
      EXCURSUS II. POPULAR NAMES FOR EUCLIDEAN PROPOSITIONS
      GREEK INDEX TO VOL. I.
      ENGLISH INDEX TO VOL. 1.
 
 
 

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