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Mathematical Treasure: Jacques Ozanam's Practical Geometry

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

Among the many works of Jacques Ozanam (1640-1718) was his La géométrie pratique of 1684. The title page shown below is well worn and annotated by previous users.

Title page of La géométrie pratique by Jacques Ozanam, 1684

The opening text credits the origins of geometry to ancient Greece.

First page of La géométrie pratique by Jacques Ozanam, 1684

These images are shown through the courtesy of the European e-rara archive, where this work may be viewed in its entirety.

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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Jacques Ozanam's Practical Geometry," Convergence (June 2018)

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