Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Apollonius of Perga
(356 words)

b. ca. 260 BC in Perga (Pamphylia);

d. ca. 190 BC;

major Greek mathematician.

Works

Apart from the principal work Kòniká, parts of which are extant in Greek and Arabic, only one other text survives in an Arabic version; all other works are lost.

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Κωνικά / Kōniká (Kon.)

Conica

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Landfester, Manfred, “Apollonius of Perga”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0024>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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