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# Changes related to "Ptolemy"

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#### 10 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 05:07 . .
**(+1,457)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Bell, "The Development of Mathematics": (2) diophantine analysis today is choked by a jungle of trivialities..long past time that the standards of Diaphantus be forgotten; beyond question among the great algebraists) - (diff | hist) . . Wikipedia; 04:44 . .
**(+695)** . . Malik Shabazz (talk | contribs) (→2016: + remarks by Jeb Bush) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 04:09 . .
**(+688)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Dickson, "History of the Theory of Numbers": Fermat, commenting about 1637 on Diophantus II, 8) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 02:35 . .
**(+716)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Kline, "Mathematical Thought..": Alexandrians used fractions as numbers in their own right, whereas classical mathematicians spoke only of a ratio of integers, not of parts of a whole, & ratios were used only in proportions) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 00:53 . .
**(+685)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Sesiano, "Books IV to VII of Diophantus’ Arithmetic": seven of Arithmetica's Books were considered irretrievably lost until the recent discovery of four..hitherto unknown books in Arabic translation) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 00:33 . . (+111) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (Image: Diophantus-cover.jpg)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 00:26 . .
**(+610)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (AsQBy Drijvers, "Secondary Algebra Education": your inspiration and my teaching it will be easy for you to master, because clear intelligence supported by good lessons is a fast route to knowledge)

#### 9 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 21:50 . . (+1) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): minor correction)
- (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 21:41 . . (+157) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 21:13 . . (+60) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 20:53 . .
**(+1,014)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885): Wilhelm Xylander-his pride had a fall so sudden and so humiliating..worth while to make known the work of Diophantos, which had so opened his eyes) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 16:19 . . (+213) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: minor corrections/additions: sources/translation)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 15:59 . .
**(+1,401)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Xylander, "Diophanti Alexandrini Rerum Arithmeticarum Libri sex" (1) + Algebra of Bombelli under section ''Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra'' (1885) + minors) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 08:57 . . (+282) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: added section "Diophantos of Alexandria: A Study in the History of Greek Algebra (1885)" with (4): moved (3) added (1))

#### 8 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 23:58 . .
**(+1,429)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Kline]], ''Mathem. Thought": Alexandrian algebra/absence of explicit deductive structure: arithmetic like Egyptian/Babylonian procedural texts (influence); deductive, orderly proof gone; inductive problems; troubled Europeans) - (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 15:32 . . (+6) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: minor edit)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 15:30 . .
**(+733)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Pólya, Induction and Analogy..Plausible Reasoning": Méziriac found indications pointing to his statement in certain problems of Diophantus..main achievement..the question..not much difficulty discovering..answer inductively) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 15:09 . .
**(+1,223)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Euler, ''Opera Omnia'': it must not be supposed..his method was restricted to these very special solutions..the methods..are as general as..to-day..nay, hardly any method yet invented..of which traces discovered in Diophantus) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 14:35 . .
**(+742)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→A Short History of Greek Mathematics (1884): Diophantus represents..a movement..probably..not Greek in..origin..which..Greek genius long resisted, but..was..adapted..to..the people who, after..extinction of Greek schools, received their heritage) - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 13:43 . . (+58) . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→External links: added section "See also" with (2): History of mathematics, Pappus)
- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 04:41 . .
**(+3,849)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: added section "A Short History of Greek Mathematics (1884)" with (6) & moved (1) from "Quotes" above)

#### 7 February 2016

- (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 22:04 . .
**(+1,531)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Hankel, "Zur Geschichte der Mathematik in Alterthum und Mittelalter" as quoted by Sedgwick, "A Short History of Science") - (diff | hist) . . Diophantus; 21:30 . .
**(+1,754)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (→Quotes about Diophantus: Cajori, "A History of Mathematics": (4)) - (diff | hist) . . m Diophantus; 17:55 . . (+20) . . UDScott (talk | contribs) (added Category:Greeks using HotCat)
- (diff | hist) . . N Diophantus; 17:18 . .
**(+10,504)** . . ELApro (talk | contribs) (Initiated INCOMPLETE ARTICLE-to be completed)