From Alexandria, through Baghdad: Surveys and studies in the Ancient Greek and medieval Islamic mathematical sciences in honor of J.L. Berggren

@inproceedings{Sidoli2014FromAT,
  title={From Alexandria, through Baghdad: Surveys and studies in the Ancient Greek and medieval Islamic mathematical sciences in honor of J.L. Berggren},
  author={Nathan Camillo Sidoli and Glen van Brummelen},
  year={2014}
}
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