Book ID: CBB001450694

Apollonius de Perge, Coniques: texte grec et arabe (2009)

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Apollonius (Author)
Rashed, Roshdi (Editor)


Walter de Gruyter


Publication Date: 2009
Physical Details: xii + 319 pp.
Language: French

The treatise on conic sections by the Hellenistic mathematician Apollonius from Perga is regarded as a supreme achievement of Greek mathematics and maintained its authority right up to the 18th century. This new edition is the first to consider all Greek and Arabic sources, with the Arabic texts being presented in the first ever critical edition. Both versions of the text are accompanied by a French translation, an extensive mathematical commentary, numerous philological notes and a complete glossary. The four volumes of the edition are intended to be completed in 2009.

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Authors & Contributors
Fried, Michael N.
Abattouy, Mohammed
Renn, Jürgen
Weinig, Paul
Vitrac, Bernard
Unguru, Sabetai
Journals
Sciamvs: Sources and Commentaries in Exact Sciences
Arabic Sciences and Philosophy
Science in Context
Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Bollettino di Storia delle Scienze Matematiche
Publishers
Presses Universitaires de France
Green Lion Press
Brill
de Gruyter
Springer-Verlag
Garnet
Concepts
Mathematics
Translations
Conic sections
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Geometry
Solid geometry
People
Apollonius, of Perga
Euclid
Ibn al-Layth, Abu al-Jud Muhammad
al-Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad
Serenus, Antinoensis
Halley, Edmond
Places
Greece
Great Britain
Times
Ancient
Medieval
10th century
18th century
11th century
12th century
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