The Exact Sciences in Antiquity

Synopsis

One of the foremost workers in the area of premodern science presents the standard nontechnical coverage of Egyptian and Babylonian mathematics and astronomy and their transmission into the Hellenistic world-with the especially interesting, surprising sophistication of Babylonian mathematics. 52 figures.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1969
Edition:
  • 2nd