**Diophantus of Alexandria** — ▪ Greek mathematician flourished c. AD 250 Greek mathematician, famous for his work in algebra. What little is known of Diophantus s life is circumstantial. From the appellation “of Alexandria” it seems that he worked in the main… … Universalium

**Of Alexandria** — related to Alexandria of Alexandria Ammonius of Alexandria (3rd century AD), a Greek philosopher from Alexandria and one of the founders of Neoplatonism. Appian of Alexandria (c. 95 – c. 165), a Roman historian Athanasius of Alexandria (c. 293 –… … Wikipedia

**Library of Alexandria** — For the modern library, see Bibliotheca Alexandrina. This Latin inscription regarding Tiberius Claudius Balbilus of Rome (d. c. AD 79) mentions the ALEXANDRINA BYBLIOTHECE (line eight).. The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of… … Wikipedia

**Hero of Alexandria** — Heron Born c. 10 AD Residence … Wikipedia

**Hypatia of Alexandria** — Infobox Philosopher region = Hypatia era = Ancient philosophy color = lightsteelblue image size = 200px image caption = Hypatia as imagined by Raphael Detail from The School of Athens (1509 1510) name = Hypatia (Υπατία) birth = c. 370 death = 415 … Wikipedia

**Menelaus of Alexandria** — (c. 70–140 CE) was a Greek[1] mathematician and astronomer, the first to recognize geodesics on a curved surface as natural analogs of straight lines. Contents 1 Life and Works 2 Bibliography … Wikipedia

**Pappus of Alexandria** — (Greek polytonic|Πάππος ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς) (c. 290 ndash; c. 350) was one of the last great Greek mathematicians of antiquity, known for his Synagoge or Collection (c. 340), and for Pappus s Theorem in projective geometry. Nothing is known of his… … Wikipedia

**Diophantus** — For the general, see Diophantus (general). Title page of the 1621 edition of Diophantus Arithmetica, translated into Latin by Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac. Diophantus of Alexandria (Greek: Διόφαντος ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς XD. b. between 200 and 214… … Wikipedia

**Diophantus II.VIII** — Diophantus II.VIII: Intersection of the line CB and the circle gives a rational point (x0,y0). The eighth problem of the second book of Diophantus s Arithmetica is to divide a square into a sum of two squares. Contents … Wikipedia

**DIOPHANTUS** — a Greek mathematician, born in Alexandria; lived presumably about the 4th century; left works in which algebraic methods are employed, and is therefore credited with being the inventor of algebra … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia