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Mathematical knowledge and the application of mathematical processes have been with humanity since its beginnings and have been tangible from the earliest surviving textual evidence. By the Middle Ages at the latest, mathematics had also become an important area of Jewish scholarship. In modern Europe, and especially in the German-speaking areas, there was an extr…

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Epple, Moritz, “Mathematics”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0522>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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