References for Hippocrates

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  1. I Bulmer-Thomas, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. A Aaboe, Episodes from the early history of mathematics (Washington, D.C., 1964).
  2. Iamblichus, Life of Pythagoras (translated into English by T Taylor) (London, 1818).


  1. A R Amir-Moéz and J D Hamilton, Hippocrates, J. Recreational Math. 7 (2) (1974), 105-107.
  2. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics I (Oxford, 1921), 182-202.
  3. B B Hughes, Hippocrates and Archytas double the cube : a heuristic interpretation, College Math. J. 20 (1) (1989), 42-48.

JOC/EFR January 1999

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