## Latin Mathematics

### Latin Mathematics

Salvete omnes. Does anyone know a good website that informs how do simple math in Latin. Latin Wikipedia has some good examples for addition and subtraction but not for multiplication or division.

Example from Latin Wikipedia:

Additio (-onis, f) operatio arithmetica est.

Formula est: summandus + summandus = summa

Lege: quinque et septem sunt duodecim

Scribe (recenti more): 5 + 7 = 12

The examples for subtraction are almost the same as well, but there are no examples for multiplication or division. I thrive and learn on example! If someone could point me in the right direction for a simple formula for multiplication and division I would really appreciate it.

Example from Latin Wikipedia:

Additio (-onis, f) operatio arithmetica est.

Formula est: summandus + summandus = summa

Lege: quinque et septem sunt duodecim

Scribe (recenti more): 5 + 7 = 12

The examples for subtraction are almost the same as well, but there are no examples for multiplication or division. I thrive and learn on example! If someone could point me in the right direction for a simple formula for multiplication and division I would really appreciate it.

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### Re: Latin Mathematics

Corrections are welcome (especially for projects).

G.LA.DI.VS

Meae editiones librorum. Αἱ ἐμαὶ ἐκδόσεις βίβλων.

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### Re: Latin Mathematics

If you go bit further, you can find Latin editions of Euclid's Elements. The nice thing here is that it's straightforward (generally) to visualise what the Latin is describing: 1) Puncutm set, cuius pars null.

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Very nice, Bedwere! Thanks for that.

Now... I'm wondering what the difference is between 'mathesis' and 'mathematica'.

Now... I'm wondering what the difference is between 'mathesis' and 'mathematica'.

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I didn't know before this but I see in L&S "mathesis" is just a late-latin synonym (possibly a handier word, as "maths" is sometimes a handier word than "mathematics").

*Synonymum justum et serius (forsit venustius) pro mathematicae vocabulo est mathesis, secundum L&S, quod antea ignoravi.*I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself.

*Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.*### Re: Latin Mathematics

My computer like yours, Ivanus, I believe, "corrects" my Latin into English. It can be a nuisance. My Latin's bad enough without being made worse.ivanus wrote:If you go bit further, you can find Latin editions of Euclid's Elements. The nice thing here is that it's straightforward (generally) to visualise what the Latin is describing: 1) Puncutm set, cuius pars null.

*Meum sicut tuum ordinatrum Ivane, ut credo, latinum in anglicum corrigat. Negotiumst! Jam mala sine talibus corrigendis latinitas mea.*

I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself.

*Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.*-
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### Re: Latin Mathematics

Salvete!

Why not have a look at an actual introduction to mathematics in Latin. Try this one: Gaspar Schott's Cursus mathematicus.

It includes Euclid's

On a general note I can recommed the Latin resources provided by the University Mannheim.

Valete,

Carolus Raeticus

Why not have a look at an actual introduction to mathematics in Latin. Try this one: Gaspar Schott's Cursus mathematicus.

It includes Euclid's

*Elements*and is very organized an features in an introductory part very good definitions. Give it a try.On a general note I can recommed the Latin resources provided by the University Mannheim.

Valete,

Carolus Raeticus

*Sperate miseri, cavete felices.*

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### Re: Latin Mathematics

Vicipaedia - Mathematica

https://la.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categoria:Mathematica

(Here are five books to answer the question from a list by Metrodorus at LatinDiscussion.com

http://latindiscussion.com/forum/latin/ ... tics.8873/)

Bibliotheca Mathematica, Compserver, 1789,:

https://books.google.com/books?id=wqDDa0A4ahkC

Arithmetica Universalis, Newton, 1732

https://books.google.com/books?id=0RKrMThWz1kC

Elementa Algebrae, Hell, 1768

https://books.google.com/books?id=66phAAAAcAAJ

Arithmeticae, Algebrae, et Geometriae, Garnier, 1824

https://books.google.com/books?id=RS4PAAAAQAAJ

Elementa arithmeticae numericae et litteralis exposita, Cribello, 1740

https://books.google.com/books?id=Z7Y2AAAAMAAJ

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Higher Math, Theory, Greek, Misc:

Cursus Mathematicus: Elementa Arithmeticae Geometriae Et Calculi - 1807

https://books.google.com/books?id=tJlXAAAAcAAJ

Euclid's Elements in English, Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, and Chinese.

https://www2.hf.uio.no/polyglotta/index ... ume&vid=67

English and Greek, Fitzpatrick, 2008:

http://farside.ph.utexas.edu/Books/Euclid/Elements.pdf

Mathematics and Mathematical Astronomy, works in Latin, Greek, Arabic, Sanskrit, and English:

http://www.wilbourhall.org/

Latin Mathematics Books from Archive.org

https://tinyurl.com/yckbqnkj

Latin mathematics texts from the French National Library:

http://gallica.bnf.fr/services/engine/s ... 20%2251%22

And, just for fun, Boetius's Arithmetica:

https://archive.org/stream/aniciimanlii ... 6/mode/2up

https://la.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categoria:Mathematica

(Here are five books to answer the question from a list by Metrodorus at LatinDiscussion.com

http://latindiscussion.com/forum/latin/ ... tics.8873/)

Bibliotheca Mathematica, Compserver, 1789,:

https://books.google.com/books?id=wqDDa0A4ahkC

Arithmetica Universalis, Newton, 1732

https://books.google.com/books?id=0RKrMThWz1kC

Elementa Algebrae, Hell, 1768

https://books.google.com/books?id=66phAAAAcAAJ

Arithmeticae, Algebrae, et Geometriae, Garnier, 1824

https://books.google.com/books?id=RS4PAAAAQAAJ

Elementa arithmeticae numericae et litteralis exposita, Cribello, 1740

https://books.google.com/books?id=Z7Y2AAAAMAAJ

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Higher Math, Theory, Greek, Misc:

Cursus Mathematicus: Elementa Arithmeticae Geometriae Et Calculi - 1807

https://books.google.com/books?id=tJlXAAAAcAAJ

Euclid's Elements in English, Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, and Chinese.

https://www2.hf.uio.no/polyglotta/index ... ume&vid=67

English and Greek, Fitzpatrick, 2008:

http://farside.ph.utexas.edu/Books/Euclid/Elements.pdf

Mathematics and Mathematical Astronomy, works in Latin, Greek, Arabic, Sanskrit, and English:

http://www.wilbourhall.org/

Latin Mathematics Books from Archive.org

https://tinyurl.com/yckbqnkj

Latin mathematics texts from the French National Library:

http://gallica.bnf.fr/services/engine/s ... 20%2251%22

And, just for fun, Boetius's Arithmetica:

https://archive.org/stream/aniciimanlii ... 6/mode/2up

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### Re: Latin Mathematics

About the terms Matheseos (μάθησεως) and Mathesis:

https://www.ontology.co/mathesis-universalis.htm

https://www.ontology.co/mathesis-universalis.htm