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Medieval Mensuration: Quadrans Vetus and Geometrie Due Sunt Partes Principales. . .

By: HAHN, Nan L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1982.: 1982

Seller ID: S11131

ISBN: 0871697289

Series: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Vol. 72, Pt. 8. 8vo. lxxxv, 204 pp. Bibliography, index. Printed wrappers; slightly rubbed. Very good. ISBN: 0871697289 See: Wilbur R. Knorr, "The Latin Sources of Quadrans Vetus, and What They Imply for its Authorship and Date," informing the reader of the debate as to authorship for the Quadrans. Within: John Emery Murdoch, Texts and contexts in ancient and medieval science: studies on the occasion of John E. Murdoch's birthday. (1997), pp.23-60. View more info