Deb Russell explains on About.com that Euclid is famous for his treatise on geometry entitled “Elements,” which makes him one of the most renowned teachers in mathematics. His work has served as a significant foundation ... More »

Euclid was a Greek mathematician who is famous for writing a series of 13 books called Elements about geometry and other mathematical concepts. His concepts and explanations of plane geometry, which take up approximately... More »

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Euclid, a Greek mathematician, wrote the book "Elements, " which presented the basic principles for what is now known as Euclidian geometry. Euclid established the system of postulates and proofs still in use today in ge... More »

There are many different Greek mathematicians including Anaxagoras, Apollonius, Archimedes, Archytas, Aristaeus, Aristotle, Bryson, Callippus, Chrysippus, Cleomedes, Conon, Democritus, Dinostratus, Eratosthenes, Euclid, ... More »

The life of Euclid is not well documented, but it is known that he lived in Athens, Greece for a time. He is also known to have taught in Alexandria, Egypt. More »

Archimedes went to school at the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt under the guidance of former students of the mathematician Euclid. He continued studying mathematics, physics, astronomy and military techniques after... More »

Since there are very few historical references to the Greek mathematician Euclid's life, the circumstances and even the exact year of his death are unknown. Most sources estimate his death to have occurred somewhere in t... More »