Our reviewer finds this collection of translations of Babylonian mathematical tablets to be both fascinating and accessible.

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The first arithmetic book published in England was a 1522 Latin text by Cuthbert Tunstall.

Leonard and Thomas Digges applied mathematics to the science of war, including, as illustrated here, for troop formation.

Images from <em>De revolutionibus,</em> the book of Nicolaus Copernicus in which he presented his heliocentric theory, arguing that the planets, including the Earth, rotated about the Sun

Collection (from 1614) of Roger Bacon's 13th century writings on applications of mathematics

In many sources, we see that Tartaglia has the surname Fontana. According to the author of this article, the co-discoverer of the cubic formula did not ever use that name.

Essays on various aspects of Greek science and mathematics, which help give a context for those aspects of Greek culture.

The development of 30 important mathematics subjects during the twentieth century made understandable to undergraduate mathematics majors.

Instructions that apply to Convergence but not necessarily to other areas of Loci

Short biographies of mathematicians with mathematical activities.