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By Serafina Cuomo

the theory of Pythagoras, Euclid's "Elements", Archimedes' approach to locate the amount of a sphere: all components of the worthy legacy of historical arithmetic. yet historical arithmetic was once additionally approximately counting and measuring, surveying land and attributing mystical value to the quantity six.
This quantity deals the 1st available survey of the self-discipline in all its sort and variety of practices. The interval coated levels from the 5th century BC to the 6th century advert, with the focal point at the Mediterranean quarter. issues include:
* arithmetic and politics in classical Greece
* the formation of mathematical traditions
* the self-image of mathematicians within the Graeco-Roman period
* arithmetic and Christianity
* and using the mathematical earlier in overdue antiquity.

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