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Euclid and his Elements

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Author:Donald Lancon, Jr.; University of Houston
Description: A paper written for a Survey of Math class at Bellaire High School(Bellaire, Texas): a discussion of what is known about Euclid's life and his works other than the Elements, followed by a systematic study of the Elements, examining its content, structure, sources, and place in the history of mathematics. Contents include: the life of Euclid; the works of Euclid other than the Elements (extant, lost, and questionable works); the structure and content of the Elements; suggestions for further study; notes; and bibliography.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Bibliographies
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography

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