The End of Greek Mathematics

  • W. S. Anglin
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


Hipparchus (180–125 B.C.) came from Nicaea, the town near present-day Istanbul, which was to be the site of the great pro-monotheistic council of 325 A.D. Hipparchus was an astronomer. He calculated the duration of the year to within 6 minutes.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Anglin
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  1. 1.Keane Inc.DarienUSA

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