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Further “Algebraic” Texts

  • Jens Høyrup
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Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

Abstract

In this chapter we shall look at a larger range of “algebraic” texts - in part occupying entire tablets, in part single problems drawn from longer compositions, but in all cases texts which permit us to see new facets of Old Babylonian “algebraic” thought.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section for Philosophy and Science StudiesUniversity of RoskildeRoskildeDenmark

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