## The Elements of Euclid: Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth |

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But , by often considering and comparing together the Definitions and Demonstrations as they are in the

But , by often considering and comparing together the Definitions and Demonstrations as they are in the

**Greek**editions we now have , I found that Theon , or whoever was the editor of the present**Greek**text , by adding some things ... Page xi

Dr. Trail , formerly professor of Mathematics at Aberdeen ; Dr. James Moor ,

Dr. Trail , formerly professor of Mathematics at Aberdeen ; Dr. James Moor ,

**Greek**professor at Glasgow ; and professor Robison of Edin . burgh , with many others of distinguished merit ... Page xii

It is to be regretted indeed , that he had not had an opportunity of employing in early life his

It is to be regretted indeed , that he had not had an opportunity of employing in early life his

**Greek**and mathematical learning , in giving an edition of Pappus in the original language . Strict integrity and private worth ... Page 68

“ And this is all that is to be understood , when , in the

“ And this is all that is to be understood , when , in the

**Greek**text , and translations from it , the angle of the semicircle is said to be greater than any acute rectilineal angle , and the remaining angle less than any rectilineal ... Page 78

“ And this is all that is meant , when in the

“ And this is all that is meant , when in the

**Greek**text , and the translations from it , the angle of the greater segment is said to be greater , and the angle of the less segment is said to be less , than a right angle . ” Cor .### What people are saying - Write a review

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