References for Aristarchus

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  1. W H Stahl, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Aristarchus_of_Samos.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9009438/Aristarchus-Of-Samos

Books:

  1. T L Heath, Aristarchus of Samos (Oxford, 1913).
  2. T L Heath, Aristarchus of Samos. The ancient Copernicus : Reprint of the 1913 original (New York, 1981).
  3. T L Heath, A history of Greek mathematics I, II (Oxford, 1931).
  4. O Neugebauer, A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy (3 Vols.) (Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1975).

Articles:

  1. A C Bowen and B R Goldstein, Aristarchus, Thales, and Heraclitus on solar eclipses : an astronomical commentary on P Oxy 53.3710 cols. 2.33-3.19, Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 31 (3) (1994), 689-729.
  2. M Gabriel, Les theories heliocentriques dans l'antiquite grecque, Ciel et terre : bulletin de la Societe belge d'astronomie et revue populaire d'astronomie, de meteorologie et de physique du globe 104 (1988), 107-108.
  3. O Gingerich, Did Copernicus owe a debt to Aristarchus?, J. Hist. Astronom. 16 (1) (1985), 37-42.
  4. M Milankovitch, Aristarchos und Apollonios. Das heliozentrische und das geozentrische Weltsystem des klassischen Altertums, Acad. Serbe Sci. Publ. Inst. Math. 9 (1956), 79-92.
  5. O Neugebauer, Archimedes and Aristarchus, Isis 34 (1942), 4-6.
  6. R von Erhardt and E von Erhardt-Siebold, Archimedes' Sand-Reckoner. Aristarchos and Copernicus, Isis 33 (1942), 578-602.
  7. B E Wall, Anatomy of a precursor : the historiography of Aristarchos of Samos, Studies in Hist. and Philos. Sci. 6 (3) (1975), 201-228.
  8. S V Zhitomirskii, The heliocentric hypothesis of Aristarchos of Samos and ancient cosmology (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. No. 18 (1986), 151-160.

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