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One of the major sources for this project was A History of Mathematics, written by Carl B. Boyer and revised by Uta C. Merzbach. Here are some other places to find more information. (For more about how to graph, try Joan's pages or Sam's pages. Ask Dr. Math can also help with math questions.)
 Greek Maps
 Greek Geometry
 Middle Ages
 Analytic Geometry, Descartes, and Fermat
 Newton, Leibniz, and New Notation
Greek Maps
Index of Cartographic Images illustrating maps from the Ancient Period: 6,200 B.C. to 400 A.D., J. Siebold
The history of cartography, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Eratosthenes of Cyrene, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Eratosthenes of Cyrene, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
Hipparchus of Rhodes, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Hipparchus of Rhodes, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
Claudius Ptolemy, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Ptolemy of Alexandria, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
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Greek Geometry
Mathematics, from Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library & Renaissance Culture, a Library of Congress exhibition
Images of medieval and Renaissance copies of Greek and Roman works of mathematics.
Euclid of Alexandria, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Euclid, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
Apollonius of Perga, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Apollonius of Perga, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
Hypatia of Alexandria, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Hypatia, by Ginny Adair, in the Agnes Scott College Biographies of Women Mathematicians collection
Hypatia, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
Pappus of Alexandria, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Pappus of Alexandria, from the Technology Museum of Thessaloniki
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Middle Ages
Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa AlKhwarizmi, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Nicole Oresme, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Nicole Oresme, from the Catholic Encylopedia
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Analytic Geometry, Descartes, and Fermat
René Descartes, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
René Descartes, AIMS Education
Anecdotes about Descartes, including the myth about the fly.
Pierre de Fermat, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Fermat's Last Theorem, an Ask Dr. Math FAQ
What is the current status of Fermat's Last Theorem? A brief answer, with related links.
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Newton, Leibniz, and New Notation
Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics and Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols, Jeff Miller
Sir Isaac Newton, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Leibniz, by George MacDonald Ross
A biography of Leibniz and a discussion of his achievements in mathematics, logic, philosophy, and theology.
Maria Gaëtana Agnesi, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Maria Gaetana Agnesi, by Elif Unlu, in the Agnes Scott College Biographies of Women Mathematicians collection
Gaspard Monge, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
James Joseph Sylvester, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Florence Nightingale, from The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
Includes a circleshaped graph that Nightingale used to demonstrate casualties from disease in British army hospitals.
Florence Nightingale, by Cynthia Audain, in the Agnes Scott College Biographies of Women Mathematicians collection
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