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Mathematical Treasure: Commandino's Archimedes

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

Archimedis opera non nulla (The Complete Archimedes, 1558) was a translation from Greek into Latin by Federico Commandino. Commandino (1509-1575) was an Italian humanist and mathematician noted for his translations of the Greek classics.

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Index to Mathematical Treasures

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Commandino's Archimedes," Convergence (August 2015)

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