Euclid in China : a survey of the historical background of the first Chinese translation of Euclid's Elements (Jihe yuanben: Beijing, 1607), an analysis of the translation, and a study of its influence up to 1723
The subject of this volume is the first translation (1607) into Chinese of Euclid's Elements (± 300 BC) and its reception in seventeenth century China. The book covers mathematical and linguistic matters and deals extensively with the cultural and intellectual context.
Print Book, English, 1998
Peter M. Engelfriet, Leiden, 1998
418 p. ; 21 cm