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euclid

General Crossword Questions for “euclid”

  • Alexandrian mathematician
  • Book of geometry
  • Greek geometrician
  • Father of geometry
  • Ancient Greek mathematician
  • Cryptic clue (1 down) for old mathematician
  • Space explorer that I clued badly
  • Prompter's back cover of "Elements"
  • Prompt about cover for maths book
  • Dulcie's bad in geometry
  • Signal to raise hat to old mathematician
  • I clued, anagrammatically, a mathematician
  • Silly clue I had for geometry master

Encyclopedia

  • Euclid (pronounced /ˈjuːklɪd/ EWK-lid; Ancient Greek: Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs), fl. 300 BC, also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "Father of Little is known about Euclid's life, as there are only a handful of references to him. — “Euclid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The frontispiece of Sir Henry Billingsley's first English version of Euclid's Elements, 1570 Euclid's Elements has been referred to as the most successful[2][3] and influential[4] textbook ever written. — “Euclid's Elements - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Euclid is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Greater Cleveland Metropolitan Area, and borders Cleveland. Euclid is the home of Euclid High School, one of 5 schools in Ohio to split its school up via the Knowledgeworks Foundation grant. — “Euclid, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Orpheus I mark'd And Linus, Tully and moral Seneca, Euclid and Ptolemy, Hippocrates, Galenus, Avicen, and him who made That commentary vast, Averroes. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • In most other trades you find generous men who are anxious to sell you their wares for your own welfare; but even a Jew will not urge Simson's Euclid on you with an affectionate assurance that you will have pleasure in reading it, and that he wishes he had twenty more of the article, so much is it in request. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • "Well, dear; I suppose one must take some things on trust. Life isn't long enough to work out everything in Euclid problems before you believe it. I take Christianity." — “Jude the Obscure” by Thomas Hardy
  • But you must note this: if God exists and if He really did create the world, then, as we all know, He created it according to the geometry of Euclid and the human mind with the conception of only three dimensions in space. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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