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The Second Treatise Of The Book Of Euclid On The Elements

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This chapter presents fourteen figures of the second treatise of the book of Euclid on the Elements. It illustrates all the fourteen figures with a statement, diagram, example and proof. The chapter describes Besthorn's notes from B1 to B35, Heiberg's notes from h1 to H19 and Lo Bello's notes from L1 to L37. Finally, the chapter is concluded with appendix I and II. Appendix I contains The al-Hajjaj Edition of Book II Preserved in MS Persan 169 of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (A Chapter on the Euclidean Problems from the Second Book). Appendix II contains the al-Hajjaj Edition of Book II Preserved in MS Escorial Ar. 907.

Keywords: Elements; Euclid; Heiberg's notes; Lo Bello's notes

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