Author:Henry Billingsley

Henry Billingsley
(16th century – 1606)
English merchant, Lord Mayor of London and the first translator of Euclid into English.


  • The elements of geometrie of the most ancient philosopher Euclide of Megara[1], 1570

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  1. In the Renaissance Euclide of Megara and Euclid of Alexandria were often confused.


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