Introduction to Arithmetic by. Nicomachus of Gerasa. Joseph Muscat last revised 15 Jul Book 1. 1. The ancients defined philosophy as the love of wisdom. Reviews. Nicomachus of Gerasa. – Introduction to Arithmetic. Translated into English by MARTIN LUTHER D’OOGE. With studies in Greek. Arithmetic by FRANK. Introduction to Arithmetic has 28 ratings and 11 reviews. Evan said: This book is a textbook on mathematics from around the year It was not renowned.

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Sort of the creation’s alphabet. Sep 24, Evan Leach added it Shelves: The correspondences are amazing. Squatting Erudite marked it as to-read May 08, Mathematics introductin natural law.

How numbers are the building blocks of everything. Annalyn added it Mar 18, I am no mathlete, and I’ll admit some of the esoteric concepts and convoluted arithmetjc that Nicomachus throws out there made my eyes glaze over.

All of the different properties of numbers and even some of how they apply to music were expounded artihmetic this fine piece of Greek literature. It’s also nice to be familiar with a few Euclidean definitions. SmithHistory of Mathematics, Volume I: Sophie marked it as to-read Jan 17, Zau Seng rated it did not like it Sep 09, You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Overall, beautifully done work of art. Most of his thoughts about philosophy are outside the scope of this book, but the Introduction will occasionally allude to them.

Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa

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Although he was preceded by the Babylonians and the Chinese[1] Nicomachus provided one of the earliest Greco-Roman multiplication tableswhereas the oldest extant Greek multiplication table is found on a wax tablet dated to the 1st century AD now found in the British Museum. Gabriela rated it liked it Feb 04, Trivia About Introduction to A Perhaps not since that time has anyone thought in such away about multiple-dimensions and dualism.

This “Arithmetic” is harder than I thought niomachus would be, and I was a Math major. intgoduction

Quotes from Introduction to A The book Introduction to Arithmetic Greek: Jennifer Choisser marked it as to-read Jun 15, Josiah rated it liked it Jul 10, Surprisingly, I sort of enjoyed this book – at least some of it.


To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Arithmeticplease sign up. So amazing to see the pattern arithketic simplicity in numbers, to recognize that we discovered what was already there; meaning the organization of numbers and quantities, equality and its opposite in all its species, existed prior to our understanding it. Maths never was so exciting as for the ancient Greeks Alex Szatmary added it Sep 04, As opposed to its name ‘Introduction to Arithmetic’, you don’t really read this if you’re Fascinating.