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Serenus, d c360 (Greek mathematician)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume: Dc.1.61
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: These are mostly handwritten items, bound together as a volume, though with some loose insertions of manuscripts which had strayed, some of them with modern annotations concerning their provenance. Their scope and content is as David Gregory indexed them, save for the missing items, which consist of two dozen papers and letters on general physics and maths, and several...

Index Chartarum in M.S. C. in folio, 1700

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [index]
Scope and Contents An index, in Gregory's hand, to the material he designated as Folio C.

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships, tides, and...

Theorema Cyclometricum, not later than 16 April 1708

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [52]
Scope and Contents Notes on cone sections, probably all connected to Gregory's joint project with Sir Edmund Halley to publish Apollonius and Serenus, two ancient geometers, following the success of the great Euclid project. Gregory was busy with his work overseeing the Scottish Mint, and he notes peevishly that the Dean of Christ Church is to "put upon" him particular resources in Apollonius.