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Measuring the Earth: Eratosthenes and His Celestial Geometry

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Book Description
This biography introduces Eratosthenes whose mathematical approach opened new ways to describe and understand the world. Using mathematics to study the earth, Eratosthenes broke new ground. In his monumental three-volume GEOGRAPHICA, he took a global view of the world. With its title, he coined a new wordgeography. His work in chronology, theater criticism, and as director of the Alexandrian libra... More
Book Information
PublisherEnslow Publishers, Inc.
BindingLibrary Binding
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages128
Publication Date06/2009
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About Mary Gow (Author) : Mary Gow is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mary Gow include Robert Hooke: Creative Genius, Scientist, Inventor (Great Minds of Science), Archimedes: Mathemati... more
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