References for Diocles

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


  3. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 Vols.) (Oxford, 1921).
  4. G J Toomer, Diocles On Burning Mirrors, Sources in the History of Mathematics and the Physical Sciences 1 (New York, 1976).


  5. J P Hogendijk, Diocles and the geometry of curved surfaces, Centaurus 28 (3-4) (1985), 169-184.
  6. O Neugebauer, Note on Diocles' 'burning mirror', in From ancient omens to statistical mechanics, Acta Hist. Sci. Nat. Med. 39 (Copenhagen, 1987), 37-42.