References

Sundials and Time



  1. Asger Aaboe, Episodes from the Early History of thematics.

  2. W. W. Rouse Ball, A Short Account of the History of Mathematics, Dover 1960 (reprint of 1908 work), pp 522.

  3. John D. Barrow, Pi in the Sky: Counting, Thinking, and Being.

  4. James Evans, The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy, Oxford University Press 1998, pp 480.

  5. Petr Beckman, A History of Pi.

  6. Carl B. Boyer, A History of Mathematics

  7. Lucas N.H. Bunt, Phillip S. Jones, and Jack D. Bedient, The Historical Roots of Elementary Mathematics.

  8. Ronald Calinger, ed., Classics of Mathematics, Prentice Hall 1995, pp 793.

  9. Willam Dunham: Journey through Genius

  10. John Fauvel and Jeremy Gray, eds., The History of Mathematics: A Reader, Macmillan Education in association with the Open University, London 1987, pp 628.

  11. Sir Thomas Heath, Greek Astronomy, Dover 1991 (Reprint of 1932 work), pp 192.

  12. Sir Thomas Heath, Aristarchus of Samos, the Ancient Copernicus, Dover 1981 (Reprint of 1913 work), pp 425.

  13. Sir Thomas Heath, Euclid, the Thirteen Books of the Elements, Dover 1956 (Reprint of 1908 work), three volumes.

  14. Sir Thomas Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics, Dover 1981, two volumes.

  15. R.M. Hutchins, ed. The Great Books of the Western World, vol. 11: Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius of Perga, Nicomachus .

  16. R.M. Hutchins, ed. The Great Books of the Western World, vol. 16: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler .

  17. G. E. R. Lloyd, Greek Science After Aristotle, Norton 1973, pp 189.

  18. Courant and Robbins, What is Mathematics?

  19. Eli Maor: e: The Story of a Number --- see Chapter 13.

  20. Otto Neugebauer, The Exact Sciences in Antiquity, second edition, Dover 1969, pp 240.

  21. Otto Neugebauer, Astronomy and History: Selected Essays, Springer-Verlag 1983, pp 538.

  22. Ottob Neugebauer, Vorlesugen uber Geschicte der antiken mathematischen Wissenshaften, Erster Band, Vorgriechische Mathematik, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 1934 and 1969, pp 212.

  23. Erwin Schr\"odinger, Nature and the Greeks (with Science and Humanism) (Canto, 1996).

  24. N.M. Swerdlow, The Babylonian Theory of the Planets, Princeton University Press 1998, pp 246.

  25. Dirk J. Struik, A Concise History of Mathematics.

  26. G.J. Toomer, Ptolemy's Almagest, Princeton University Press 1998, pp 693.

Sundials and Time

  1. James Jespersen and Jane Fitz-Randolph, From Sundials to Atomic Clocks, Dover, 1982, pp 175.
  2. R. Newton Mayall, Sundials: Their Construction and Use, Sky Publishing, 1938, pp 250.
  3. René R.J. Rohr, Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice, University of Toronto Press, 1975, pp 142.
  4. Dava Sobel, Longitude, Penguin, 1995, pp 184.
  5. Albert E. Waugh, Sundials: Their Theory and Constructions, Dover 1973, pp 228.


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