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Euclid- Sydney L. Wheeler
Transcript of Euclid- Sydney L. Wheeler
Euclid founded the university in Alexandria, Egypt. He taught there for the rest of his life.
One of his students was Archimedes. Three interesting events from Euclid's life Three contributions to Mathematics Bibliography Continuing Bibliography Euclid Euclid's lifespan was in between 365 BC- 275 BC but some people say that he was born at different times. There are no known records of Euclid's early life or family, other than we think he was born in Greece. He got his early education in Athens at Plato's academy. Euclid Euclid was born in Alexandria, Egypt He was 110 when he died. July 21 BC- 356 BC- Herostratus sets fire to the temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the seven wonders of the world. August 18 BC- 293 BC- the oldest known world temple to Venus was founded, starting the institution of Vinalia, Russia. August 7 BC- 322 BC- Battle of crannon between Athens and Macedon. It lead to the death of Alexander the Great. Euclid is best known for his major work, Elements. Euclid's ideas and theories are still considered as basics of mathematics. One contribution that Euclid made was that he gave the practical ideas in mathematics. 1. Factmonster.com
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10. Google images Euclid, in my mind, was a very awesome mathematician. Euclid's Quote "The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God." Euclid's occupations were a mathematician and a educator. Euclid's Occupations