The
works of Archimedes
Archimedes.
creator
Heath, Thomas Little
Sir
1861-1940
text
bibliography
enk
Cambridge
at the University Press
1897
monographic
eng
clxxxvi, [2], 326 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Introduction : I. Archimedes. II. Manuscripts and principal editions, order of composition, dialect, lost works. III. Relation of Archimedes to his predecessors. Iv. Arithmetic in Archimedes. v. On the problems known as [neuseis] VI. Cubic equations. VII. Anticipations by Archimedes of the integral calculus. VIII. The terminology of Archimedes -- Works : On the sphere and cylinder, books I-II. Measurement of a circle. On conoids and spheroids. On spirals. On the equilibrium of planes, books I-II. The sand-reckoner. Quadrature of the parabola. On floating bodies, books I-II. Book of lemmas. The cattle-problem [including the solution of Wurm's problem by Amthor in Zeitschrift für math. u. phys. [Hist. litt. abth.] v. 25, 1880].
edited in modern notation, with introductory chapters, by T.L. Heath.
List of the principal works consulted: p. [xi]-xii.
Mathematics, Greek
Geometry
Early works to 1800
Mechanics
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