Author:Menelaus of Alexandria

Menelaus of Alexandria
(c. 70 – c. 140)

Greek mathematician and astronomer. He was the first to recognise geodesics on a curved surface as natural analogues of straight lines.

Menelaus of Alexandria


  • Sphaerica.


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