References for Pedro Nunes

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  1. J M L de Azcona, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. A Fontoura da Costa, Pedro Nunez (Lisbon, 1938).
  2. R Guimaräes, Sur la vie et l'oeuvre de Pedro Nunez (Coimbra, 1915).
  3. J R C Martyn (Ed. and Trans.) Pedro Nunes (1502-1578): His Lost Algebra and Other Discoveries, American University Studies (Peter Lang, New York, 1996).


  1. G Cifoletti, Review: Pedro Nunes (1502-1578): His Lost Algebra and Other Discoveries by J R C Martyn (Ed. and Trans.), Isis 94 (2) (2003), 369-371.
  2. H Leitao, Sobre as Notas de Algebra atribuidas a Pedro Nunes, Euphrosyne 30 (2002), 407-416.
  3. H Leitao, Para uma biografia de Pedro Nunes: O surgimento de um matemático, 1502-1542, Cadernos de Estudos Sefarditas 3 (2003), 45-82.
  4. Pedro Nunes (1502-1578): Mathematics, Cosmography and Nautical Science in the 16th century.
  5. W G L Randles, Pedro Nunes and the Discovery of the Loxodromic Curve, or How, in the 16th Century, Navigating with a Globe had Failed to Solve the Difficulties Encountered with the Plane Chart, Revista da Universidade Coimbra 35 (1989), 119-130.
  6. G de Reparaz Ruiz, The Topographical Maps of Portugal and Spain in the 16th Century, Imago Mundi 7 (1950), 75-82.
  7. A Teixeira da Mota, Some Notes on the Organization of Hydrographical Services in Portugal before the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, Imago Mundi 28 (1976), 51-60.
  8. Tj S Visser, From Nunez to Gudermann (loxodromy and logarithm) (Dutch), Euclides (Groningen) 48 (9) (1972/73), 358-360.

JOC/EFR November 2010

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