Hero of Alexandria's Mechanical Geometry

@article{Tybjerg2004HeroOA,
  title={Hero of Alexandria's Mechanical Geometry},
  author={K. Tybjerg},
  journal={Apeiron},
  year={2004},
  volume={37},
  pages={29 - 56}
}
Greek mathematics is often identified with the achievements of a rather select group of Hellenistic authors, most notably Euclid, Archimedes and Apollonius. In these authors we find a highly sophisticated form of mathematics and fully developed practices of deductive demonstration and it is the works of these authors and their predecessors that have received the majority of attention in the scholarship. Other forms of mathematics, such as the mathematics employed by professionals or… Expand

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