The exact sciences in antiquity

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Author  O Neugebauer
Publisher  Barnes & Noble
Publication Date   October 21, 1993
ISBN  1566192692
Pages  240

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One of the foremost workers in the area of premodern science presents the standard nontechnical coverage of Egyptian and Babylonian mathematics and astronomy and their transmission into the Hellenistic world, including the especially interesting, surprising sophistication of Babylonian mathematics. 52 figures.

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