# History

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- MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
- Page http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/
- Topics are presented by topic areas, date, or mathematicians. Includes timeline and website search engine.

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- Ancient Math Papers Restored
- Page http://plus.maths.org/content/os/issue14/news/papyri/index
- Thanks to new imaging technology, part of the remains of a private library, owned by Roman statesman and Julius Caesar's father-in-law, may now be read. These papers were original discovered in 1752 in the town of Herculaneum.

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- Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics
- Page http://jeff560.tripod.com/mathword.html
- Shows who coined a wide variety of commonly used terms. Organized by first letter.

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- Earliest Uses of Mathematical Symbols
- Page http://jeff560.tripod.com/mathsym.html
- Discusses first known appearances of common expressions, such as operations, variables and trigonometric functions.

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- Galois Translation Project (GTP)
- Page http://www.galois-group.net/gtp/
- This Site contains original correspondence, official documents and school reports of the mathematician Evariste Galois. This site provides a platform to translate these documents.

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- Glimpses of History
- Page http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/maths/subsites/huxley/history.html
- A poetic rendition of the key events in the development of the field that have taken place over the years.

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- Green Lion Press
- Page http://www.greenlion.com/
- An independent book publisher specializing in source materials history of mathematics and history of science. Includes list of publications available and contact information.

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- Historia Mathematica
- Page http://www.journals.elsevier.com/historia-mathematica/
- Elsevier journal about early mathematical discoveries. Includes table of contents and abstracts.

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- History Topics: Index of Ancient Indian Mathematics
- Page http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Indexes/Indians.html
- Includes an overview and history of Indian numerals, the Indian Sulbasutras, Jaina mathematics, the Bakhshali manuscript, pi and zero, along with biographical details of ancient Indian mathematicians.

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- History of Mathematics.
- Page http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/
- Includes classic texts by Hilbert and Euclid (a Java enhanced version of the Elements) a chronology, and links.

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- History of Mathematics: China
- Page http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/mathhist/china.html
- An overview. Includes a chronology of mathematicians and mathematical works, online references and a bibliography

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- India's Contribution to Ancient Mathematics
- Page http://mathemajik.tripod.com/article/mathematics.html
- Discusses the nation's early development of geometric concepts, algorithms, algebraic ideas and the idea of zero. Also, explains how these ideas may have traveled westward after some invasions from Arabic countries in the 13th century.

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- Mathematics in Latvia throughout the Centuries
- Page http://www.math.cornell.edu/~dtaimina/mathinLV/mathinlv.html
- Covers the early mathematical development in the country, such as the use of geometrical symbols. Includes discussion of influential works of local mathematicians.

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- Mesopotamian Mathematics - 8000 B.C. to 364 A.D.
- Page http://it.stlawu.edu/~dmelvill/mesomath/
- Discusses the development of numbers, addition tables, exercise problems and solutions for quadratic equations in one of oldest known civilizations.

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- Symbol, Form and Number in Ancient Egypt
- Page http://www.seshat.ch/
- Includes math examples from the Rhind papyrus and Babylonian tablets. Also, discusses early Egyptian mythology.

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- The Art of Renaissance Science
- Page http://www.mcm.edu/academic/galileo/ars/arshtml/arstoc.html
- Discusses how art and architecture were influenced by mathematical concepts, such as perspective. Includes photo examples.

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- The Euler 2004 Conference
- Page http://home.adelphi.edu/~bradley/EulerSociety/home.html
- Portsmouth, RI, USA; 8--11 August 2004.

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- The History of the Calculus and the Development of Computer Algebra Systems
- Page http://www.math.wpi.edu/IQP/BVCalcHist/calctoc.html
- Discusses development of integral and derivative calculus from the 17th century. Features contributions by key western mathematicians. Includes examples of selected problems and how they were originally solved in earlier times. Also, covers the historic background to computer algebraic systems.

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- Vatican Exhibit: Ancient Mathematics
- Page http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/d-mathematics/Greek_math.html
- Library of Congress. Includes articles and original document images of early Greek contributions to the field.

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- Washington Post: The Search for Infinity
- Page http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/books/chap1/mysteryaleph.htm
- Discusses the development of the concept of infinity from the early Greeks of the fifth to the second century B.C. Covers the important findings of Zenos, the Pythagorean school, Eudoxus and Archimedes.