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The First Separately Issued Archimedean Texts

ARCHIMEDES/BOETHIUS/CAMPANO Da Novara/GAURICO, Luca, ed.. Tetragonismus id est circuli quadratura per Ca(m)panu(m), Archimede(m) Syracusanu(m) atq(ue) boetium mathematicae perspicacissimos adinuenta. Venice, Ioan. Bapti. Sessa,, 1503.

First published Latin edition of De Mensura Circuli and De Quadratura Parabolae, containing Archimedes' application of the method of exhaustion (the early form of integration) and the earliest theoretical calculation of p; apart from Valla's excerpts of 1501, THE FIRST PRINTED LATIN TEXTS OF ARCHIMEDES (Rose, p. 50).

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