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  • DIOPHANTUS, of Alexandria, Greek algebraist, probably flourished about the middle of the 3rd century.
  • The Arithmetica, the greatest treatise on which the fame of Diophantus rests, purports to be in thirteen Books, but none of the Greek MSS.
  • The missing books were apparently lost early, for there is no reason to suppose that the Arabs who translated or commented on Diophantus ever had access to more of the work than we now have.
  • On the other hand the Porisms, to which Diophantus makes three references ("we have it in the Porisms that.
  • Tannery thinks that the solution of a complete quadratic promised by Diophantus himself (I.

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