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This website devoted to miscellanea about Archimedes contains much interesting material about his life and times.
Here is the title page of part I of the General Trattato di Numeri (General Treatise on Number and Measure) (1556) of Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-1557). This is an extensive work on elementary mathematics that was popular in Italy for several decades after its publication.
A survey of the attempts to prove Kepler's conjecture over the past 400 years.
A collection of short lectures by Howard Eves giving details on 20 important happenings in the history of mathematics before 1650.
A popular history of ancient mathematics, dealing with the mathematics of ancient Egypt and Babylonia.
In the middle of the 18th century, King Frederick the Great of Prussia became interested in creating a lottery to raise money. As was his custom when mathematical matters were involved, he called upon Leonhard Euler for counsel.
A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
What is the perpendicular height of a cloud when it's angles of elevation were 35 degrees and 64 degrees as taken by two observers?
These are the winning entries from the annual History of Mathematics SIGMAA Student Paper Contest.
Determine the radii of three equal circles decribed within and tangent to a given circle, and also tangent to each other