By Jöran Friberg

The e-book analyzes the mathematical pills from the personal choice of Martin Schoyen. It contains analyses of capsules that have by no means been studied sooner than. this offers new perception into Babylonian knowing of refined mathematical gadgets. The publication is thoroughly written and arranged. The pills are categorised in keeping with mathematical content material and function, whereas drawings and photographs are supplied for the main attention-grabbing tablets.

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