EUCLID, ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY, IN HEBREW

Scribe: Abraham ben Judah of Crete, Candia (Crete), 1374–75, 9 x 6 1/4 in. (22.9 x 15.8 cm), MS. Hunt. 561, fols. 38b–39a

In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries many Arabic versions of Greek mathematical books were translated into Hebrew. This manuscript contains the Hebrew translation completed in 1270 by Moses ibn Tibbon (active in Provence, 1240–83).



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