AMS Chelsea Publishing 1968; 325 pp; hardcover ISBN10: 0828402183 ISBN13: 9780828402187 List Price: US$45 Member Price: US$40.50 Order Code: CHEL/218
 This book provides a stimulating presentation of the history of Greek mathematics, with special emphasis on the Alexandrian school. Beginning with number systems of the ancients and Egyptian influences on Greek mathematics, the book traces the development up to Pappus and Proclus in the fourth century A.D. This is a standard work on the history of Greek mathematics, with special emphasis on the Alexandrian school of mathematics. Table of Contents Part I. Prolegomena to Arithmetic  The Decimal Scale
 Egyptian Arithmetic
Part II. Greek Arithmetic  Calculation. Logistica
 Greek Theory of Numbers (Arithmetica)
Part III. Greek Geometry  Prehistoric and Egyptian Geometry
 Greek Geometry to Euclid
 Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius
 Geometry in Second Century B.C.
 From Geminus to Ptolemy
 Last Years
 Summary
 Index
