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Visit this site: http://sunsite.unc.edu/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/d-mathematics/Mathematics.html

Author:SunSITE's Vatican Exhibit; Library of Congress
Description: Math history: math and astronomy in the ancient world. Greek Mathematics, Ptolemy's Geography, Greek Astronomy. Scholarship supported science in this world where faith and science were not yet seen as two irreconcilable cultures. Euclid (Elements, Optics); Archimedes (Works); Piero della Francesca (De quinque corporibus regularibus); Apollonius; Pappus; Ptolemy (Almagest, Geography, Handy Tables); Byzantine Astronomical Collection.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Books
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Astronomy, Geography, Optics

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