Euclid (circa 300 B.C.E.) is most famous for his book

*Elements*, which for a long time was*the*book on geometry, and remains a classic and useful reference. It has also had a large influence on mathematics in general, because it was one of the first attempts at formalism. While the original book was destroyed, several translations are available in libraries, and copies of those translations are available in multiple forms on the web, including with interactive applets to illustrate the theorems.### Subcategories 1

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Byrne's Edition of Euclid

Oliver Byrne's edition of Euclid with colours used instead of labels. A beautiful piece of artwork.

Euclid Elements - the Perseus Project

Pages giving the full Heath text of Euclid's Elements, together with the Greek text.

Euclid of Alexandria

The Elements organized by book volume.

Euclid of Alexandria (about 325 BC to 265 BC)

Biography of the most prominent mathematician of antiquity, with a number of pictures.

Euclid's Elements

Welcome to the Platonic Solids as Demonstrated in Book Thirteen of Euclid's Elements.

Euclid's Elements

Edited by D.E. Joyce. HTML text with Java applets.

Euclid's Elements - Joyce's Java version

This dynamically illustrated edition of Euclid's Elements includes 13 books on plane geometry, geometric and abstract algebra, number theory, incommensurables, and solid geometry.

Introduction to the Works of Euclid

With an Emphasis on the Elements. By Donald Lancon, Jr. (student).

Introduction to the Works of Euclid

An essay on the Elements (by Don Allen).

The Visual Elements of Euclid

New edition of the text of Heath, transformed into an extensively illustrated edition.

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