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Robert Recorde's Pathway to Knowledge

Frank Swetz, Victor Katz

The first page of Pathway to Knowledge by Robert Recorde (1510-1558).  A version of Euclid's Elements, with commentary by Recorde to make it easier to understand. This page includes Euclid's first three postulates.

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.


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Frank Swetz, Victor Katz, "Robert Recorde's Pathway to Knowledge," Convergence (November 2008)