Sentence Examples


  • Pappus quotes from three books of Mechanics and from a work called Barulcus, both by Hero.
  • Halma) has preserved a fragment, and to which Pappus also refers.
  • Pappus, in his Collections, treats of its history, and gives two methods by which it can be generated.
  • Any plane section of the screw (plectoidal of Pappus) surface so obtained is the quadratrix.
  • He continued his studies in Strassburg, under the professor of Hebrew, Johannes Pappus (1549-1610), a zealous Lutheran, the crown of whose life's work was the forcible suppression of Calvinistic preaching and worship in the city, and who had great influence over him.