References for: Propositiones ad acuendos iuvenes by Alcuin


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Books:
  1. M Folkert, Essays on early medieval mathematics (Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot, 2003).
  2. H Hemme, The Palace Puzzles. Mental Exercises from the Realm of Charlemagne (Anaconda Verlag, 2010).
  3. K Macák, Three medieval collections of mathematical problems. Alcuin, Metrodoros, Abu Kamil (Czech) (Prometheus, Prague, 2001).
Articles:
  1. P L Butzer, Mathematics in Egypt and its connections with the court school of Charlemagne, in Mathematical analysis, wavelets, and signal processing, Cairo, 1994 (Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 1995), 1-30.
  2. M Folkert, Die älteste mathematische Aufgabensammlung in lateinischer Sprache: die Alkuin zugeschriebenen Propositiones ad acuendos iuvenes, Österreich. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Natur. Kl. Denkschr. 116 (6) (1978), 13-80.
  3. M Folkert, Die Alkuin Zugeschriebenen Propositiones ad acuendoes iuvenes, in Paul Leo Butzer and Dietrich Lohrmann (eds.), Science in Western and Eastern civilization in Carolingian times (Birkhäuser, Basel, 1993), 273-281.
  4. M Folkerts and H Gericke, Die Alkuin Zugeschriebenen Propositiones ad acuendoes iuvenes (Aufgaben zur Schärfung des Geistes der Jugend), in Paul Leo Butzer and Dietrich Lohrmann (eds.), Science in Western and Eastern civilization in Carolingian times (Birkhäuser, Basel, 1993), 283-362.
  5. J Hadley and D Singmaster, Problems to Sharpen the Young, The Use of the History of Mathematics in the Teaching of Mathematics, The Mathematical Gazette 76 (475) (1992), 102-126.
  6. I Pressman and D Singmaster, The jealous husbands and the missionaries and cannibals, The Mathematical Gazette 73 (464) (1989), 73-81.
  7. D Singmaster, The history of some of Alcuin's Propositiones, in P L Butzer, H Th Jongen and W Oberschelp (eds.), Charlemagne and his Heritage 1200 Years of Civilization and Science in Europe 2 (Brepols, Turnhout, 1998), 11-29.

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