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    DescriptionVolume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the "Elements" plus critical apparatus analyzing each definition, postulate, and proposition. Covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas; commentators; refutations, supports, extrapolations, reinterpretations, and historical notes. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II of "Elements," lines, angles, intersections, etc.


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    Title
    The Thirteen Books of the Elements: Volume 1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Euclid, Volume editor Sir Thomas Heath, Translated by Sir Thomas Heath
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 443
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486600888
    ISBN 10: 0486600882
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF, PDA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    DC21: 513
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC22: 513
    Ingram Subject Code: MA
    Libri: I-MA
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 513
    BISAC V2.8: MAT004000, MAT012000, MAT015000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: QA31 .E875 1956
    Thema V1.0: DNL, PDA
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    figs.
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    01 June 1956
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    VOLUME I.   INTRODUCTION.     FACSIMILE OF A PAGE OF THE BODLEIAN MS. OF THE ELEMENTS. Frontispiece     I. EUCLID AND THE TRADITIONS ABOUT HIM     II. EUCLID'S OTHER WORKS     III. GREEK COMMENTATORS OTHER THAN PROCLUS     IV. PROCLUS AND HIS SOURCES     V. THE TEXT     VI. THE SCHOLIA     VII. EUCLID IN ARABIA     VIII. PRINCIPAL TRANSLATIONS AND EDITIONS     IX.       1. ON THE NATURE OF ELEMENTS       2. ELEMENTS ANTERIOR TO EUCLID'S       3. "FIRST PRINCIPLES: DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES AND AXIOMS"       4. THEOREMS AND PROBLEMS       5. THE FORMAL DIVISIONS OF A PROPOSITION       6. OTHER TECHNICAL TERMS       7. THE DEFINITIONS   THE ELEMENTS.     "BOOK I. DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, COMMON NOTIONS"       NOTES ON DEFINITIONS ETC       PROPOSITIONS     BOOK II. DEFINITIONS       NOTE ON GEOMETRICAL ALGEBRA       PROPOSITIONS     EXCURSUS I. PYTHAGORAS AND THE PYTHAGOREANS     EXCURSUS II. POPULAR NAMES FOR EUCLIDEAN PROPOSITIONS     GREEK INDEX TO VOL. I.     ENGLISH INDEX TO VOL. 1.