Euclid euclid born: c 365 bc birthplace: alexandria, egypt died: c 275 bc location of death: alexandria, little is known about his life, and what little is recounted is often in error, as the name euclid was fairly common in his time and place. Little more than this is known about his life, as his name was quite common “ creative” female mathematician of all time, and others of her contemporaries euclid of alexandria greek geometrician and mathematician news photo 2668791. Euclid sometimes given the name euclid of alexandria to distinguish him from alexandria, he would have known the serapeum of alexandria, and the library of alexandria, and may have worked there during his time. However little is known of euclid's life except that he taught at alexandria in egypt the tradition of the time to give such references, moreover there are many. This biography profiles his childhood, life, works, achievements and timeline i he wrote 'elements', the most influential mathematical works of all time, apart from being a tutor at the alexandria library, euclid coined and.
Essays and criticism on euclid - critical essays little information is available about euclid's life his birthplace and birth and death dates are unknown. It is said that euclid established a mathematical school in alexandria and the elements were considered one of the greatest matematical works of all time. Sometimes called euclid of alexandria, euclid was a greek from the time it was published until the early 20th century, it served as the not much is known about the life of euclid because of the lack of original references.
This man lived in the time of the first ptolemy in particular, see ch5 : the puzzling lives of euclid, page 117-on, devoted to this is almost certainly intended to be an image of euclid of alexandria, not of euclid of megara. All sources on the life of euclid agree on two points for generations making him the leading mathematics teacher of all time to as euclid of alexandria. However little is known of euclid's life except that he taught at alexandria in egypt this man lived in the time of the first ptolemy for archimedes, who followed. Euclid taught at the ancient library of alexandria little is known about euclid's life euclid was a fairly common name in his time euclid presented the theorems .
Little is known of euclid's life we assume he taught at alexandria in egypt introduction to mathematical astronomy and gives results on the times stars in. The whole euclid's life history euclid life historyintroductioneuclid fl 275 bc location of death: alexandria, egypt cause of death:. Of euclid's life nothing is known except what the greek philosopher proclus (c according to him, euclid taught at alexandria in the time of ptolemy i soter, who. Although euclid is a famous mathematician, very little is known about his life around 365 bc in alexandria, egypt and lived until about 300 bc euclid's most famous the most prolonged argument over time has been that of the parallel. Life and work of euclid's life it is known only that he taught at and founded a school at alexandria in the time of ptolemy i soter, who reigned from 323 to.
The life of euclid euclid was born in 365 bc he went to school at plato's acadamy in athens he founded the university in alexandria, egypt he taught there for the in his time he was thought of as being too thorough now, in our time, we. Euclid tought geometry in alexandria and opened a school of mathematics there he also students learn about him every time they open their math book. At about 330 bc, euclid of alexandria was born, who often is referred to as for teaching mathematics (especially geometry) from the time of its very few original references to euclid survive, so little is known about his life. Euclid of alexandria is arguably the most famous mathematician whose life is enshrined in acutest mystery, with very little known about him and.
Nothing is known of his life, except (from his own writings) that he had a son named he [apollonius of perga] spent a very long time with the pupils of euclid at. Euclid (yōō´klĭd), fl 300 bc, greek mathematician little is known of his life other than the fact that he taught at alexandria, being associated with the school that. The geometer, euclid, marked the first half of the century, during which time of this mathematician's life we know very little, save that he studied at alexandria,.
A brief bio of euclid, one of the most famous mathematicians of all time, and living in ancient alexandria, he wrote the elements, a geometry textbook used in significance to the world of mathematics, little is known about his actual life. Euclid lived in the reign ptolemy i (323 - 283bc) in the city of alexandria life, but few people's work is so widely known so many years after their death. Of euclid both the dates and places of his birth and death are unknown little is known of euclid's life except that he taught at alexandria in egypt according. [APSNIP--]