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Byzantinische Zeitschrift

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Volume 96, Issue 2

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A Collection of Mathematical Problems in Cod. Ups. Gr.8

Denis M. Searby
Published Online: 2008-02-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/BYZS.2003.689

Introduction

Codex Upsaliensis Graecus 8 contains a miscellany of Greek texts, mostly from the Byzantine period, ranging all the way from Stephanites et Ichnelates to botanical lexica. Among these varied texts is a collection of mathematical problems on ff. 324r–331r. We might compare it to other known Byzantine textbooks of mathematical problems, such as the following: the mathematical epigrams attributed to Metrodorus in the Greek Anthology (14:116–146); the papyrus found at Akhmim from the 7th or 8th century; Nicholas Rhabdas' letter on mathematics to Theodore Tzabouches; an anonymous collection found in the 14th century cod. Par. Suppl. Gr. 387 (Vogel 1968); and another anonymous collection from the latter half of the 15th century found in cod. Vind. Phil. Gr. 65 (Hunger-Vogel). The collection in Uppsala most resembles these last two textbooks.

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Published Online: 2008-02-07

Published in Print: 2004-04-01


Citation Information: Byzantinische Zeitschrift, Volume 96, Issue 2, Pages 689–702, ISSN (Print) 0007-7704, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/BYZS.2003.689.

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