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Commentary on Book X. of Euclid"s Elements

Pappus of Alexandria

Commentary on Book X. of Euclid"s Elements

by Pappus of Alexandria

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Published by Harvard Univ. Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Euclid,
  • Arabic language -- Texts and translations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArabic text and translation by William Thomson, with introductory remarks, notes, and a glossary of technical terms, by Gustav Junge and William Thomson.
    SeriesHarvard Semitic Series, Vol. 8
    ContributionsThomson, William, 1886-,, Junge, Gustav, 1879-,
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15999227M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pappus, of Alexandria. Commentary of Pappus on book x of Euclid's Elements. New York, Johnson Reprint Corp., []. Regrettably, another of his manuscripts now completely lost is his commentary on Book X of Euclid’s Elements (O’Connor and Robertson). No copies of his first Liber Abaci exist, and of his revision, only fourteen copies have been found.

      The Commentary of Albertus Magnus on Book I of Euclid’s Elements of Geometry is the third in Lo Bello’s series on the Elements. Lo Bello provides the first modern translation of a key Latin text of the Elements in the Middle Ages, the commentary of the Dominican scholastic philosopher Albertus Magnus (d. ), the teacher of Thomas : Anthony Lo Bello. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Euclid. Little is known about Euclid’s actual life. He was living in Alexandria about B.C.E. based on a passage in Proclus' Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements. Indeed, much of what is known or conjectured is based on what Proclus says. : Proclus: A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements () by Proclus, Proclus and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(11).


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Commentary on Book X. of Euclid"s Elements by Pappus of Alexandria Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Commentary Of PappusOn Book X Of Euclids Elements: Junge, Gustav, William., Thomson: : : Gustav Junge, Thomson William. THE COMMENTARY OF PAPPUS ON BOOK X OF EUCLID'S ELEMENTS Hardcover – January 1, THE COMMENTARY OF PAPPUS ON BOOK X OF EUCLID'S ELEMENTS.

Hardcover – January 1, by William Thomson (Author) See all 2 formats and Author: William Thomson. Euclid's Elements has no commentary: Book I starts with the definitions, postulates and common notions, and then states and proves the propositions.

There is no discussion about technique or by: A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Proclus' penetrating exposition of /5. Available in: description for this book, Proclus: A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements, will be forthcoming.

Due to COVID, Brand: Princeton University Press. PAPPUS COMMENTARY ON EUCLID PAPPUS' COMMENTARY ON EUCLID The Commentary of Pappus on Book X of Euclid1 s Elements, Arabic text and translation.

By William Thomson, with introductory remarks, notes, and a glossary of technical terms by Gustav Junge and William Thomson. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, pp. Definitions I. Definition 1. Those magnitudes are said to be commensurable which are measured by the same measure, and those incommensurable which cannot have any common measure.

Definition 2. Straight lines are commensurable in square when the squares on them are measured by the same area, and incommensurable in square when the squares on them cannot possibly have any area as a. Clay Mathematics Institute Historical Archive The thirteen books of Euclid's Elements.

The index below refers to the thirteen books of Euclid's Elements (ca. BC), as they appear in the "Bodleian Euclid." This is MS D'Orvillecopied by Stephen the Clerk for Arethas of Patras, in Constantinople in AD. Translated with introduction and commentary by Sir Thomas L. Heath, from the text of Heiberg.

The Heath translation has also been issued as Euclid’s Elements: All Thirteen Books Complete in One Volume Green Lion Press, Santa Fe, Cited by: Euclid Commentary. udes Books II and X of Euclids Elements as a massive project.

Corresponding to Proclus concern with intelligibles only, and must refei to a ular on Proclus, the head of the Platonic School at Athens in the 5th c. Proclus on Euclid I Glenn R. Morrow: Proclus, Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements. Translated with Introduction and Notes. Xlvi+ Also Book X on irrational lines and the books on solid geometry, XI through XIII, discuss ratios and depend on Book V.

The books on number theory, VII through IX, do not directly depend on Book V since there is a different definition for ratios of numbers. Although Euclid is fairly careful to prove the results on ratios that he uses later. - Buy Proclus – A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid`s Elements book online at best prices in India on Read Proclus – A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid`s Elements book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(3).

The Commentary of al-Nayrizi (circa ) on Euclid’s Elements of Geometry occupies an important place both in the history of mathematics and of philosophy, particularly Islamic philosophy. It is a compilation of original work by al-Nayrizi and of translations and commentaries made by Cited by: 5.

A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements by Proclus Book Resume: In Proclus' penetrating exposition of Euclid's method's and principles, the only one of its kind extant, we are afforded a unique vantage point for understanding the structure and strenght of the Euclidean system. A commentary on the First book of Euclid's Elements by Proclus Diadochus; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Geometry, Early works toGreek Mathematics; People: Euclid (fl B.C).

The Commentary of al-Nayrizi on Book I of Euclid's Elements of Geometry introduces readers to the transmission of Euclid's Elements from the Middle East to the Latin West in the medieval period and then offers the first English translation of al-Nayrizi's (d.

) Arabic commentary on Book I.4/4(1). The Elements (Ancient Greek: Στοιχεῖα Stoicheia) is a mathematical treatise consisting of 13 books attributed to the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt c. It is a collection of definitions, postulates, propositions (theorems and constructions), and mathematical proofs of the books cover plane and solid Euclidean geometry Language: Ancient Greek.

Euclid's Elements has no commentary: Book I starts with the definitions, postulates and common notions, and then states and proves the propositions. There is no discussion about technique or history/5.

When surveying the history of mathematics, the impact of Euclid of Alexandria can hardly be overstated. His magnum opus, Elements, is the second most frequently sold book in the history of the over 2, years, his work was considered the definitive textbook not only for geometry, but also for the entirety of mathematics.

A commentary on the first book of Euclid's Elements by Proclus Diadochus; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Geometry, Greek Mathematics, Early works to ; Times: Early works to The Commentary of al-Nayrizi on Book I of Euclid's Elements of Geometry introduces readers to the transmission of Euclid's Elements from the Middle East to the Latin West in the medieval period and then offers the first English translation of al-Nayrizi's (d.

ca. ) Arabic commentary on Book : Hardcover.Euclid does not precede this proposition with propositions investigating how lines meet circles. He is much more careful in Book III on circles in which the first dozen or so propositions lay foundations.

For instance, Proposition III states that a circle does not cut a circle at more than two points. Even so, some propositions are missing.