Ars Magna Title Page

Frank J. Swetz, Victor J. Katz

Title page from the Ars Magna, by Gerolamo Cardano, published in 1545.  Engraved portrait of the author. First printed text of algebraic solution of cubic equations.

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.


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