By Serafina Cuomo
This quantity bargains the 1st available survey of the self-discipline in all its style and variety of practices. The interval lined levels from the 5th century BC to the 6th century advert, with the focal point at the Mediterranean quarter. subject matters include:
* arithmetic and politics in classical Greece
* the formation of mathematical traditions
* the self-image of mathematicians within the Graeco-Roman period
* arithmetic and Christianity
* and using the mathematical previous in overdue antiquity.
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