1) Euclid, Greek mathematician. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Little is known of his life other than the fact that he taught at Alexandria, being associated with the school that grew up there in the late 4th cent. B.C. He is... 2) South Euclid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...South Euclid, (yooŽklid) (KEY) , city (1990 pop. 23,866), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland; inc. as a city 1940. It is mostly residential and is the site... 3) Euclid, city, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...United States, city (1990 pop. 54,875), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb adjoining Cleveland, on Lake Erie; settled 1798, inc. 1848. Named for the famous Greek mathematician,... 4) Euclid of Megara. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Greek philosopher, a disciple of Socrates and traditional founder of the Megarian school. He combined the Eleatic doctrine of the unity of being with the Socratic... 5) geometry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Types of GeometryEuclidean geometry, elementary geometry of two and three dimensions (plane and solid geometry), is based largely on the Elements of the Greek mathematician... 6) Lobachevsky, Nikolai Ivanovich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
2001 ...Euclidean geometry, he challenged Euclid's fifth postulate that one and only one line parallel to a given line can be drawn through a fixed point external to the... 7) Pappus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Greek mathematician of Alexandria. He recorded and enlarged on the results of his predecessors, including Euclid and Apollonius of Perga, in his Mathematical Collection... 8) Eubulides. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Greek philosopher, native of Miletus. He was a contemporary and adversary of Aristotle and was the successor of Euclid of Megara as head of the Megarian school.... 9) Adelard of Bath. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...English scholastic philosopher, celebrated for his study of Arabic learning. He translated Euclid from Arabic into Latin. His major works were Perdifficiles quaestiones... 10) Hypsicles of Alexandria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Some authorities place Hypsicles in the 2d cent. B.C. and some in the 2d cent. A.D. The 14th and 15th books of Euclid's Elements, which discuss regular many-sided... |