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Topic: [HM] Simplicius question
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Michael S. Mahoney

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Re: [HM] Simplicius question
Posted: Feb 27, 2002 9:38 AM
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It is Simplicius' _Commentary on Aristotle's Physics_ A 2 (185a 14), ed.
Diels 60.22-68.32. The Greek text and an English translation can be found
in Ivor Thomas, _Selections Illustrating the History of Greek Mathematics_
(Loeb Classical Library), vol. I, 234-253.


Emily M Holt wrote:

> I am a senior undergraduate doing an honors thesis on the quadrature
> of lunes of Hippocrates of Chios. For part of my thesis, I am looking
> at the original Greek text. I have the 1882 Diels edition of
> Simplicius's commentary on Aristotle, which contains the passage about
> the lunes, but as this book has no index or table of contents, I cannot
> locate the passage. I have consulted Heath's History of Greek
> Mathematics, but he does not give the chapters of Simplicius in which
> the lunes are contained. Does anyone know the chapters of Simplicius
> that contain this passage?

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