References for: Mathematics in Egyptian Papyri

Books

  1. A Aaboe, Episodes from the Early History of Mathematics (1964).
  2. R Calinger, A conceptual history of mathematics (Upper Straddle River, N. J., 1999).
  3. A B Chace, L S Bull, H P Manning and R C Archibald, The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus (Oberlin, Ohio, 1927-29).
  4. M Clagett, Ancient Egyptian science : a source book. Vol. 3. Ancient Egyptian mathematics (Philadelphia, PA, 1999).
  5. S Couchoud, Mathématiques égyptiennes: Recherches sur les connaissances mathématiques de l'égypte pharaonique (Paris, 1993).
  6. R J Gillings, Mathematics in the Time of the Pharaohs (Cambridge, MA., 1982).
  7. G Ifrah, A universal history of numbers : From prehistory to the invention of the computer (London, 1998).
  8. G G Joseph, The crest of the peacock (London, 1991).
  9. E Lundsgaard, Egyptisk Matematik (Copenhagen, 1945).
  10. B L van der Waerden, Science Awakening (Groningen, 1954).
  11. B L van der Waerden, Geometry and Algebra in Ancient Civilizations (New York, 1983).
  12. B L van der Waerden, Ontwakende Wetenschap. Egyptische, Babylonische en Griekse Wiskunde (Groningen, 1950).
Articles

  1. M H Ahmadi, On Egyptian fractions, in Proceedings of the 21st. Annual Iranian Mathematics Conference, Isfahan, 1990 (Isfahan, 1992), 1-20.
  2. E M Bruins, Ancient Egyptian arithmetic: 2/N, Nederl. Akad. Wetensch. Proc. Ser. A. Indagationes Math. 14 (1952), 81-91.
  3. E M Bruins, On the approximation to π/4 in Egyptian geometry (Dutch), Nederl. Akad. Wetensch. Indagationes Math. 7 (1945), 11-15.
  4. E M Bruins, The Egyptian shadow clock, Janus 52 (1965), 127-137.
  5. E M Bruins, Egyptian arithmetic, Janus 68 (1-3) (1981), 33-52.
  6. E M Bruins, Reducible and trivial decompositions concerning Egyptian arithmetics, Janus 68 (4) (1981), 281-297.
  7. E M Bruins, The part in ancient Egyptian mathematics, Centaurus 19 (4) (1975), 241-251.
  8. M Caveing, Le statut arithmétique du quantième égyptien, in Histoire de fractions, fractions d'histoire (Basel, 1992), 39-52; 403; 409.
  9. L de Freitas, Notes on some pentagonal "mysteries" in Egyptian and Christian iconography, in Fivefold symmetry (River Edge, NJ, 1992), 307-332.
  10. M Dunton and R E Grimm, Fibonacci on Egyptian fractions, Fibonacci Quart. 4 (1966), 339-354.
  11. P Ernest, On the adequacy of the Egyptian representation of fractions, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 16 (10) (1980), 219-221.
  12. S Gandz, A few notes on Egyptian and Babylonian mathematics, in Studies and Essays in the History of Science and Learning Offered in Homage to George Sarton on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday, 31 August 1944 (New York, 1947), 449-462.
  13. P Gerdes, Three alternate methods of obtaining the ancient Egyptian formula for the area of a circle, Historia Math. 12 (3) (1985), 261-268.
  14. R J Gillings, The Egyptian 2/3 table for fractions, The Rhind mathematical papyrus (B.M. 10057-8), Austral. J. Sci. 22 (1959), 247-250.
  15. R J Gillings, The Recto of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus and the Egyptian mathematical leather roll, Historia Math. 6 (4) (1979), 442-447.
  16. R J Gillings, The recto of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus : How did the ancient Egyptian scribe prepare it?, Arch. History Exact Sci. 12 (1974), 291-298.
  17. R J Gillings, The Egyptian Mathematical Leather Role - line 8 : How did the scribe do it?, Historia Math. 8 (4) (1981), 456-457.
  18. M Guillemot, De l'arithmetique égyptienne à l'arithmetique arabo-islamique, in Deuxième Colloque Maghrebin sur l'Histoire des Mathématiques Arabes, Tunis, 1988 (Tunis, 1990), 95-105.
  19. M Guillemot, Les méthodes de simple fausse position dans les mathématiques égyptiennes et les mathématiques arabes, in Histoire des mathématiques arabes, Vol. 2 Tipaza, 1990 (Algiers, 1998), 125-145.
  20. M Guillemot, Les notations et les pratiques opératoires permettent-elles de parler de "fractions égyptiennes"?, in Histoire de fractions, fractions d'histoire (Basel, 1992), 53-69; 403; 409.
  21. R Lehti, Geometry of the Egyptians (Finnish), Arkhimedes (2) (1971), 15-28.
  22. B Lumpkin, Note: the Egyptians and Pythagorean triples, Historia Math. 7 (2) (1980), 186-187.
  23. A E Raik, On the theory of Egyptian fractions (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. No. 23 (1978), 181-191; 358.
  24. C S Rees, Egyptian fractions, Math. Chronicle 10 (1-2) (1981/82), 13-30.
  25. G R Rising, The Egyptian use of unit fractions for equitable distribution, Historia Math. 1 (1) (1974), 93-94.
  26. G Robins and C C D Shute, Mathematical bases of ancient Egyptian architecture and graphic art, Historia Math. 12 (2) (1985), 107-122.
  27. C S Roero, Egyptian mathematics, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 30-45.
  28. G J Toomer, Mathematics and Astronomy, in J R Harris (ed.), The Legacy of Egypt (Oxford, 1971), 27-54.
  29. I N Veselovskii, Egyptian science and Greece, Akad. Nauk SSSR. Trudy Inst. Istorii Estestvoznaniya 2 (1948), 426-498.
  30. W Wendrich, Ancient Egyptian rope and knots, in History and science of knots (River Edge, NJ, 1996) 43-68.
  31. S A Yanovskaya, On the theory of Egyptian fractions (Russian), Akad. Nauk SSSR. Trudy Inst. Istorii Estestvoznaniya 1 (1947), 269-282.

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