Origin of EuclidClassical Latin Euclides from Classical Greek Eukleid?s
The Greek mathematician Euclid.
Euclid was a Greek mathematician known for his contributions to geometry.
An example of Euclid is the man who wrote the book Elements.
fl. 300 ; Gr. mathematician: author of a basic work in geometry
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Origin of Euclidso named (after Euclid) by its surveyors
Third century BC
Greek mathematician who applied the deductive principles of logic to geometry, thereby deriving statements from clearly defined axioms. His Elements remained influential as a geometry textbook until the 19th century.
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From Ancient Greek Εὐκλείδης (Eukleidēs).
- Plutarch, however, states the method in a form requiring the knowledge of Euclid vi.
- Allman, " Greek Geometry from Thales to Euclid," Hermathena, No.
- He also studied the first six books of Euclid and some algebra, besides reading a considerable quantity of Hebrew and learning the Odes of Horace by heart.
- No doubt we are informed by Proclus, on the authority of Eudemus, that the theorem Euclid i.
- His introduction to Euclid took place accidentally in 1629 (Aubrey's Lives, p. 604).