References for Rafael Bombelli

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  1. S A Jayawardene, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900516.html

Books:

  1. E Bortolotti (ed.), R Bombelli L'Algebra, Books I-V (Milan, 1966).
  2. J N Crossley, The emergence of number (Singapore, 1980).

Articles:

  1. E Giusti, Algebra and geometry in Bombelli and Viète, Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 12 (2) (1992), 303-328.
  2. J E Hofmann, R Bombelli - Erstentdecker des Imaginären. II, Praxis Math. 14 (10) (1972), 251-254.
  3. J E Hofmann, R Bombelli - Erstentdecker des Imaginären, Praxis Math. 14 (9) (1972), 225-230.
  4. J E Hofmann, Bombellis 'Algebra' - eine genialische Einzelleistung und ihre Einwirkung auf Leibniz, Studia Leibnitiana 4 (3-4) (1972), 196-252.
  5. S A Jayawardene, Unpublished Documents Relating to Rafael Bombelli in the Archives of Bologna, Isis 54 (1963), 391-395.
  6. S A Jayawardene, Rafael Bombelli, Engineer- Architect: Some Unpublished Documents of the Apostolic Camera, Isis 56 (1965), 298-306.
  7. S A Jayawardene, The influence of practical arithmetics on the 'Algebra' of Rafael Bombelli, Isis 64 (224) (1973), 510-523.
  8. S A Jayawardene, Documenti inediti negli archivi di Bologna intorno a Raffaele Bombelli e la sua famiglia, Atti Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. Rend. (11) 10 (2) (1962/1963), 235-247.
  9. A P Kaucikas, Indeterminate equations in R. Bombelli's 'Algebra' (Russian), in History and methodology of the natural sciences XX (Moscow, 1978), 138-146.
  10. S Maracchia, Estrazione della radice quadrata secondo Bombelli (Italian), Archimede 28 (3) (1976), 180-182.
  11. K Reich, Diophant, Cardano, Bombelli, Viète : Ein Vergleich ihrer Aufgaben, Festschrift für Kurt Vogel (Munich, 1968), 131-150.
  12. P L Rose, The Italian Renaissance of Mathematics (Geneva, 1975), 146-148.
  13. M T Rivolo and A Simi, The computation of square and cube roots in Italy from Fibonacci to Bombelli (Italian), Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 52 (2) (1998), 161-193.
  14. G S Smirnova, Geometric solution of the cubic equations in Raffaele Bombelli's 'Algebra' (Russian), Istor. Metodol. Estestv. Nauk 36 (1989), 123-129.

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