References for Jordanus Nemorarius

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  1. E Grant, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. H L L Busard, Jordanus de Nemore, 'De elementis arithmetice artis' : A medieval treatise on number theory. Parts I, II (Stuttgart, 1991).
  2. M Clagett, Archimedes in the Middle Ages (Madison, Wis., 1964).
  3. B B Hughes, Jordanus de Nemore, De numeris datis (Berkeley-Los Angeles-London, 1981).
  4. E A Moody and M Clagett (eds.), The medieval science of weights (Scientia de ponderibus), Treatises ascribed to Euclid, Archimedes, Thabit ibn Qurra, Jordanus de Nemore, and Blasius of Parma (Madison, Wis., 1952).


  1. H L L Busard, The Arithmetica of Jordanus Nemorarius, in S S Demidov et al. (eds), Amphora : Festschrift for Hans Wussing on the occasion of his 65th birthday (Basel- Boston- Berlin, 1992), 121-132.
  2. H L L Busard, Die Traktate 'De Proportionibus' von Jordanus Nemorarius und Campanus, Centaurus 15 (3-4) (1970/71), 193-227.
  3. J Hoyrup, Jordanus de Nemore, 13th Century Mathematical Innovator, Archive for History of Exact Science 38 (1988), 307-363.
  4. J Hoyrup, Jordanus de Nemore : a case study on 13th century mathematical innovation and failure in cultural context, Philosophica 42 (2) (1988), 43-77.
  5. B Hughes, The arithmetical triangle of Jordanus de Nemore, Historia Math. 16 (3) (1989), 213-223.
  6. B B Hughes, Biographical information on Jordanus de Nemore to date, Janus 62 (1-3) (1975), 151-156.
  7. B B Hughes, Johann Scheubel's revision of Jordanus de Nemore's 'De numeris datis' : an analysis of an unpublished manuscript, Isis 63 (217) (1972), 221-234.
  8. M R McVaugh, The two faces of a medical career : Jordanus de Turre of Montpellier, in Mathematics and its applications to science and natural philosophy in the Middle Ages (Cambridge, 1987), 301-324.
  9. L Puig, The 'De numeris datis' of Jordanus Nemorarius as a mathematical system of signs (Spanish), Mathesis 10 (1) (1994), 47-92.
  10. R B Thomson, Jordanus de Nemore and the University of Toulouse, British J. Hist. Sci. 7 (26) (1974), 163-165.
  11. R B Thomson, Jordanus de Nemore : Opera, Mediaeval Studies 36 (1976), 97-144.
  12. R B Thomson, Jordanus de Nemore and the mathematics of astrolabes (Toronto, 1978), 1-17.

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