
Re: [HM] Bombelli: Cube root of Complex Nos.
Posted:
Feb 16, 2001 6:11 AM


Yesterday, I wrote > > "Numero sano" means integer. The latin "sanus" is already used > by Leonardo Pisano in this sense. Also polynomial expressions > are called "sano" by Bombelli to distinguish them from fractions > with polynomial enumerators and denumerators. I have the vague > feeling that Nunes uses the same word in the same sense. I shall > try to figure it out.
In the meantime, I checked my excerpts from Nunes "Libro de algebra ..." There the word sano occurs only once: ... ninguno sano entendimiento ... . This means, of course, different things.
It should read "denominators" instead of "denumerators" above. Regards, Heinz Lueneburg

