Hypsicles of Alexandria
about 190 BC  about 120 BC  
Hypsicles was a Greek mathematician who wrote a treatise on regular polyhedra. He is the author of what has been called Book XIV of Euclid's Elements, a work which deals with inscribing regular solids in a sphere.  
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List of References (5 books/articles)
Mathematicians born in the same country

 
 
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