A Remarkable Collection of Babylonian Mathematical...

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Author  J├Âran Friberg
Publisher  Springer
Publication Date   July 31, 2007
ISBN  0387345434
Pages  536

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The book analyzes the mathematical tablets from the private collection of Martin Schoyen. It includes analyses of tablets which have never been studied before. This provides new insight into Babylonian understanding of sophisticated mathematical objects. The book is carefully written and organized. The tablets are classified according to mathematical content and purpose, while drawings and pictures are provided for the most interesting tablets.

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