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Episodes in the mathematics of medieval Islam
1. Introduction.- x1. The Beginnings of Islam.- x2. Islam's Reception of Foreign Science.- x3. Four Muslim Scientists.- Al-Khw?rizm?.- Al-B?r?n?.- 'Umar al-Khayy?m?.- Al-K?sh?.- x4. The Sources.- x5.
History of Mathematics in the Islamic World: The Present State of the Art [1985]
In recent years, many discoveries in the history of Islamic mathematics have not been reported outside the specialist literature, even though they raise issues of interest to a larger audience. Thus,
An algebraic characterization of finite symmetric tournaments
  • J. L. Berggren
  • Mathematics
    Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • 1 February 1972
A tournament T is called symmetric if its automorphism group is transitive on the points and arcs of T. The main result of this paper is that if T is a finite symmetric tournament then T is
Mathematics and Her Sisters in Medieval Islam: A Selective Review of Work Done from 1985 to 1995
Abstract This paper surveys work done over the past decade, largely in Western Europe and North America, in the history of the mathematical sciences as practiced in medieval Islam from central Asia
Spurious theorems in Archimedes' equilibrium of planes: Book I
Among the extant writings of Archimedes are two works on the centres of gravity of plane figures, namely those titled On the Equilibrium of Planes, Books I and II. In Book I Archimedes determines the
Aristarchus's On the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and the Moon: Greek and Arabic Texts
In the 1920s, T. L. Heath pointed out that historians of mathematics have "given too little attention to Aristarchus" (Heath 1921, vol. 2, 1). This is still true today. The Greek text of
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