References for Menelaus

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  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Menelaus_of_Alexandria.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9052003/Menelaus-of-Alexandria

Books:

  1. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 Vols.) (Oxford, 1921).
  2. O Neugebauer, A history of ancient mathematical astronomy (New York, 1975).

Articles:

  1. M F Aintabi, Arab scientific progress and Menelaus of Alexandria, in Actes XIIe Congrès Internat. d'Histoire des Sciences, Paris, 1968 III ( Paris, 1971), 7-12.
  2. M Krause, De Sphärik von Menelaos aus Alexandrien, Abhandlungen der Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 17 (1936).
  3. O Schmidt, On the theorems of Ptolemy and Menelaus (Danish), Nordisk Mat. Tidskr. 3 (1955), 81-95, 127.
  4. P Tannery, Pour l'histoire des lignes et surfaces courbes dans l'antiquité, Bulletin des sciences mathématique 7 (1883), 289-292.
  5. G Yussupova, Commentaries to Menelaus' Spherics by al-Tusi and al-Yazdi (Russian), Izv. Akad. Nauk USSR Ser. Fiz.-Mat. Nauk (6) (1990), 40-43; 80.
  6. G Yussupova, Zwei mittelalterliche arabische Ausgaben der 'Sphaerica' des Menelaos von Alexandria, Historia Math. 22 (1) (1995), 64-66.

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