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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

Beautifully illustrated practical mathematics manuscript designed to impress King James I

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

Three images from Kepler's 1609 Astronomia Nova, the text in which he introduced his first two laws of planetary motion

How does geometry begin? This work explores the origins of geometry in the work of artisans.
Determine the dimensions of the least isosceles triangle ACD that can circumscribe a given circle.
In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides
In a given square, inscribe 4 equal circles so that...