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Mathematical Treasure: Mathematical Works of Rinaldini

Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University)

Carlo Rinaldini or Renaldini (1615-1698) was an Italian mathematician, military engineer and philosopher. A friend of Galileo, he spent much of his life as Professor of Mathematics at the University of Pisa. In 1655 he published Opus mathematicum.

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Index to Mathematical Treasures

Frank J. Swetz (Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Mathematical Works of Rinaldini," Convergence (May 2019)