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Pappus [Astro*Index]


(260?-?) Greek mathematician.

The 8 books of his Mathematical Collection contain a summary of virtually everything known of Greek mathematics. He also wrote a detailed commentary on the Almagest, Ptolemy's system of planetary motion.


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