References for Apollonius

  1. G J Toomer, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
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  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  3. M Chasles, Aperçu historique sur l'origine et le développement des méthodes en géométrie (Paris, 1837).
  4. B Elsner, 'Apollonius Saxonicus' : Die Restitution eines verlorenen Werkes des Apollonius von Perga durch Joachim Jungius, Woldeck Weland und Johannes Müller (Göttingen, 1988).
  5. M N Fried (trans) Apollonius of Perga: Conics Book IV (Santa Fe, 2002).
  6. M N Fried and S Unguru, Apollonius of Perga's 'Conica': Text, Context, Subtext (Leiden, 2001).
  7. T L Heath, Apollonius of Perga: Treatise on Conic Sections (Oxford, 1961).
  8. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 vols.) (Oxford, 1921).
  9. R C Taliaferro (trans) Apollonius of Perga: Conics Books I-III (Santa Fe, 1998).
  10. H Wussing, Apollonius, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).


  11. A Abdurahmanov, New information about the Arabic translation of the 'Conica' of Apollonius of Perga (Russian), Taskent. Gos. Univ. Naucn. Trudy Vyp. 490 Voprosy Matematiki (1976), 7-8, 259.
  12. A Bilimovitch, Apollonius theorem on station of the planet (Serbo-Croatian), Glas Srpske Akad. Nauka Od. Prirod.-Mat. Nauka (N.S.) 206(5) (1953), 49-56.
  13. A V Dorofeeva, Apollonius (ca. 260-190 B.C.) (Russian), Mat. v Shkole (5) (1988), i.
  14. J P Hogendijk, Desargues' 'Brouillon project' and the 'Conics' of Apollonius, Centaurus 34 (1) (1991), 1-43.
  15. J P Hogendijk, Arabic traces of lost works of Apollonius, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 35 (3) (1986), 187-253.
  16. O Neugebauer, The equivalence of eccentric and epicyclic motion according to Apollonius, Scripta Math. 24 (1959), 5-21.
  17. O Neugebauer, Apollonius' planetary theory, Comm. Pure Appl. Math. 8 (1955), 641-648.
  18. B A Rozenfeld, Inversion with respect to the circle and inversion with respect to the ellipse, the hyperbola and the parabola in the 'Conic sections' of Apollonius (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 30 (1986), 195-199.
  19. K Saito, Quelques observations sur l'édition des 'Coniques' d'Apollonius de Francesco Maurolico, Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 14 (2) (1994), 239-258.
  20. K Saito, Compounded ratio in Euclid and Apollonius, Historia Sci. 31 (1986), 25-59.
  21. M E Di Stefano and M Ginepro Tinti, The circumference as a special conic, from the viewpoint of Apollonius (Italian), Atti Accad. Sci. Torino Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. 116 (1-2) (1982), 127-135.