References for Pappus

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  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830903283.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9058349/Pappus-of-Alexandria

Books:

  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics II (London, 1941).
  2. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics II (Oxford, 1921).
  3. O Neugebauer, A history of ancient mathematical astronomy (New York, 1975).
  4. A Rome, Commentaires de Pappus et de Théon d'Alexandrie sur l'Almageste (Rome, 1931).

Articles:

  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Guldin's theorem - or Pappus's?, Isis 75 (277) (1984), 348-352.
  2. M Cantor, Vorlesungen über Geschichte der Mathematik I (Leipzig, 1907), 441-454.
  3. E étienne and J Roels, Deux aspects particuliers du problème des moyennes dans Pappus d'Alexandrie, Rev. Questions Sci. 157 (2) (1986), 179-198.
  4. W R Knorr, When circles don't look like circles : an optical theorem in Euclid and Pappus, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 44 (4) (1992), 287-329.
  5. F A Medvedev, Les quadratures et les cubatures chez Pappus d'Alexandrie, in 1971 Actes XIIe Congrès Internat. d'Histoire des Sciences Tome IV : Histoire des Mathématiques et de la Mécanique (Paris, 1968), 107-110.
  6. L Passalacqua, The Collections of Pappus : editorial polemics and circulation of manuscripts in the correspondence of Francesco Barozzi with the Duke of Urbino (Italian), Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 14 (1) (1994), 91-156.
  7. W Rehder, Die Analysis und Synthesis bei Pappus, Philos. Natur. 19 (3-4) (1982), 350-370.
  8. H Tahir, Pappus and mathematical induction, Austral. Math. Soc. Gaz. 22 (4) (1995), 166-167.

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