Euclid's Elements is a mathematical and geometric treatise consisting of 13
books written by ... Publication date. c. 300 BC. Pages, 13 books, or more in ...
Feb 14, 1997 ... He taught and wrote at the Museum and Library at Alexandria, ... AD); Earliest
copy dates from 888AD -- in Oxford; Style: no examples, no ...
The Greek mathematician (math expert) Euclid wrote the Elements, ... Some
believed Euclid was the son of a Greek man who was born in Tyre and lived in ...
Oct 4, 2003 ... This is a paper I wrote in college for a History of Science course (although I've ... [
2]: Proclus, A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements , trans. ......
muse,'' implying a date of discovery long before Euclid's time.
There are no known records of the exact date or place of Euclid's birth, and little
is ... worked and taught there, and that is where Euclid wrote The Elements.
Regarded as the founder of geometry, Euclid is by far the most influential
mathematician of all time. ... The date he died is guessed to be around 270 b.c. ...
In writing the Elements, Euclid wisely selected the most important ... later wrote
that studying Euclid improved his mind and increased his "powers of logic and
Euclid enters history as one of the greatest of all mathematicians and he is often
referred to as the father of geometry. ... Apart from the Elements, Euclid also wrote
works about astronomy, mirrors, optics, perspective ... Want to stay up to date?
His fame rests preeminently upon the Elements, which he wrote in thirteen books
and which is said to have exercised an influence on the human mind greater ...
For further discussion on dating Euclid, see for example . ... (i) Euclid was an
historical character who wrote the Elements and the other works attributed to him.
Dec 10, 2015 ... Proclus supported his date for Euclid by writing “Ptolemy once asked Euclid if ...
Euclid compiled his Elements from a number of works of earlier men. .... In
ancient times, commentaries were written by Heron of Alexandria ...