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Geometry Elements by Euclid

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  1. Jan 24, 2013 #1

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    Here is another free version, with the original Greek alongside an English translation:

    http://farside.ph.utexas.edu/euclid/Elements.pdf [Broken]
     
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  5. Jan 24, 2013 #4

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    I found it hard to enjoy those free versions, but I really love my beautiful edition from Green Lion press. This is the greatest math book ever written, the grand daddy of them all. There are so many beautiful ideas presented here for the first time, just amazing.

    For guidance reading it see my free ep[silon campn notes:

    http://www.math.uga.edu/~roy/


    or much better, Hartshorne's beautiful book:

    https://www.amazon.com/Geometry-Euc...=1359069950&sr=1-1&keywords=hartshorne+euclid

    Notice, it may take a little help to get into this book, but once you do, you are in for a treat. Hartshorne is especially excellent as a guide. That's how I got in.

    google: Teaching geometry according to Euclid, by him and read his lovely and insightful free essay.
     
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