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Mathematical Treasure: Printed Arabic Edition of Euclid's Elements (1594)

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

Nasir al-din al-Tusi's (1201-1274) Arabic version of Euclid’s Elements, titled Kitab tahrir usul al-handasah li Uqlidis, was published in Rome in 1594 by Typographia Medicea. The title page and introduction to this work are shown below.

These images are presented through the courtesy of the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Printed Arabic Edition of Euclid's Elements (1594)," Convergence (August 2019)

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