Repercussions and Influences
Above (pp. 368ff), the traces of the lay surveyors’ tradition in later epochs were used as a means to establish the existence of this tradition and to identify and characterize its stock of proto-algebraic riddles. In this final chapter we shall take up the theme again in order to outline the impact of the tradition in later epochs. Since the topic is vast, I shall restrict myself to a brief sketch.
KeywordsGeometric Proof Circle Problem Arabic Text Simple Number Latin Translation
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