> I am in my final year of a degree course in Mathematics and in need of > big help. I have noticed the wealth of knowledge out there amongst > you but now I need to tap into this knowledge. Firstly I need some > examples of results which are not named after the people who derived > them - ie - L'Hopital's rule, found by his tutor Johann Bernoulli.
Following are a few examples from Euclidean Geometry:
1. Apollonian Circle:
This circle as locus-proposition appeared first in Aristotle, Meteor. III. 5.375b16 - 376b12
Reference: Thomas Heath: Mathematics in Aristotle. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1998, pp. 181ff.