Euclid s Elements, Introduction Clark U Euclid s Elements form one of the most beautiful and influential works of science in the history of humankind Its beauty lies in its logical development of geometry and other branches of mathematics It has influenced all branches of science but none so much as mathematics and the exact sciences. Euclid s Elements Euclid s Elements of Geometry Euclid s Elements is by far the most famous mathematical work of classical antiquity, and also has the distinction of being the world s oldest continuously used mathematical textbook Little Euclid s Elements Euclid, Dana Dens, T.L Heath Euclid s Elements is one of the most beautiful books in Western thought Each proposition falls out of the last in perfect logical progression One might be worried, since it is a math book. EUCLID, The Elements Texas AM University euclid Euclid is known to almost every high school student as the author of The Elements , the long studied text on geometry and number theory No other book except the Bible has been so widely translated and circulated. Euclid s Elements by Euclid Euclid s Elements is the foundation of geometry and number theory There is no long winded explanation instead, from a set of definitions, postulates, and common notions, Euclid lays out books of geometrical proofs.

This edition of Euclid’s Elements presents the definitive Greek text—i.e that edited by J.L. Heiberg (1883–1885)—accompanied by a modern English translation, as well as a Greek-English lexicon. Neither the spurious books 14 and 15, nor the extensive scholia which have been added to the Elements.