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It is believed Euclidstudied at Plato's Academy in Athens.
Euclid's The Elements is described as the "most read book apart from the Bible."
The date and place of Euclid’s birth and the date and circumstances of his death are unknown, and only roughly estimated in proximity to contemporary figures mentioned in references.
"Euclid" is the anglicized version of the Greek name Εὐκλείδης (or Eucleides), meaning "Good Glory".
For more than 2000 years, Euclid’s text, which was 13 volumes long, was the book that introduced all schoolchildren to geometry. Today’s geometry textbooks include Euclidian geometry.
Euclid of Alexandria
Euclid's Elements is one of the most influential works in the history of mathematics, serving as the main textbook for teaching mathematics (mostly geometry) from the time of its publication until the late 19th or early 20th century.
“The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.” -Euclid-
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