References for Nicomachus

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  1. L Taran, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. M L D'Ooge (trs.), Nicomachus of Gerasa, Introduction to Arithmetic (New York, 1926).
  2. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 Vols.) (Oxford, 1921).


  1. S Brentjes, Untersuchungen zum Nicomachus Arabus, Centaurus 30 (3) (1987), 212-239.
  2. M Crubellier and J Sip, Looking for perfect numbers, History of Mathematics : History of Problems (Paris, 1997), 389-410.
  3. J M Dillon, A date for the death of Nicomachus of Gerasa, Classical Review 19 (1969), 274-275.
  4. J-Y Guillaumin, La structure du chapitre 1,4 de l'Institution arithmétique de Boèce et le cours d'Ammonios sur Nicomaque, Rev. Histoire Sci. 47 (2) (1994), 249-258.
  5. H R Muzafarova, Nicomachos' arithmetic in a work by Qutb ad-Din as-Shirazi (Russian), in Mathematics and the methodology of its teaching (Russian) I (Dushanbe, 1974), 124-131.
  6. L Tarán, Asclepius of Tralles, Commentary to Nicomachus' Introduction to Arithmetic, Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. (4) 59 (1969).

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