HISTORIA MATHEMATICA: VOLUME 11, PAGES 125--252, MAY 1984
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VOLUME 11, PAGES 125--252, MAY 1984


                        



In Memorium: Abraham J. Sachs (1914--1983) 

      John L. Berggren ..................................................... 125



In Memorium: Eric Gardner Turner (1911--1983) 

      D. H. Fowler ......................................................... 126



Zum Beweis von C. F. Gauss für die Irreduzibilität des $p$-ten      

      Kreisteilungspolynoms ................................................ 131



A Note by Gauss Referring to Ideals? 

      William C. Waterhouse ................................................ 142      



The Arabic Textual Traditions of Euclid's Elements 

      Gregg De Young ....................................................... 147



The Poincaré-Volterra Theorem: A Significant Event in the History 

      of the Theory of Analytic Functions 

      Giorgio Israel and Laura Nurzia ...................................... 161



Applied Mathematics in the Tenth Century: Abu'l-Wafa Calculates 

      the Distance Baghdad-Mecca 

      E. S. Kennedy ........................................................ 193



Some Methodological Aspects of Getaldi\'c's Mathematical Works 

      Zarko Dadi'c ......................................................... 207



NOTE      



Gödel's Contribution to the Justification of Leibniz' Notion of 

      the Infinitesimals 

      Curt C. Christian .................................................... 215



SOURCES      



      H. Davenport Papers and Letters ...................................... 231



BOOK REVIEWS      



The Land of Stevin and Huygens: Studies in the History of 

      Modern Science, Vol. 7 and Het Land van Stevin en Huygens: 

      Sunschrift , Vol. 134, by Dirk J. Struik 

      (Jan A. van Maanen) \ 234



The Collected Letters of Colin Maclaurin, edited by Stella Mills      

      (A. Rupert Hall) ..................................................... 237



Medieval Mensuration: Quadrans Vetus and Geometrie due 

      sunt Partes Principales}, by Nan L. Hahn 

      (Anthony Lo Bello) ................................................... 239



Geschichte der Geometrie, by Klaus Mainzer 

      (Joan Livingston Richards) ........................................... 240



      ABSTRACTS............................................................. 242                              





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