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Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers, by Kathleen Freeman, [1948], at

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Hippocrates of Chios flourished during the latter half of the fifth century B.C.

(Aeschylus was the name of one of his pupils).

He was the first to write a text-book of mathematics, called the Elements. Parts of it were incorporated by Simplicius in his Commentary on the Physics of Aristotle; but the work itself is lost.

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