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Paper, 'Aenigma geometricum de miro opificio testudinis quadrabilis hemisphaericae' [Geometrical puzzle on the wonderful hemispherical bone of a tortoise] by Mr Feresi

Reference number: CLP/1/29

Date: 04 April 1692

Description

Feresi discusses a dome in an ancient Greek temple dedicated to geometry.

Subject: Mathematics

Reverse is dated 4 July 1692 in London and addressed to Mr Brichman. A further annotation reads John Buckett of Brixton alias Brison.

Reference number
CLP/1/29
Earliest possible date
04 April 1692
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Aenigma geometricum de miro opificio testudinis quadrabilis hemisphaericae' [Geometrical puzzle on the wonderful hemispherical bone of a tortoise] by Mr Feresi, 04 April 1692, CLP/1/29, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_1_29/paper-aenigma-geometricum-de-miro-opificio-testudinis-quadrabilis-hemisphaericae-geometrical-puzzle-on-the-wonderful-hemispherical-bone-of-a-tortoise-by-mr-feresi, accessed on 21 July 2024

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