## How Greek Maths Changed the World

Professor Alan Davies presents a series of groundbreaking experiments pioneered by the Ancient Greeks. Often called the "birthplace of civilisation", Ancient Greece heralded numerous advances in philosophy, science, engineering and mathematics which have shaped our understanding of the modern world.

Assisted by Ri demo technician, Andy Marmery, Professor Davies demonstrates the key discoveries and experiments of many Greek thinkers - from Thales and Pythagoras to Euclid, Archimedes and Hypatia of Alexandria.

How Greek Maths Changed the World |

Related Links |

Greek MathematicsA collection of eBooks, web documents and films related to Greek mathematics, developed from the 7th century BC to the 4th century AD around the Eastern shores of the Mediterranean. |

ArchimedesA collection of books and films related to Archimedes (Greek, 287 BC-212 BC) who was a Greek mathematician and physicist, including the works of Archimedes and Infinite Secrets of Archimedes. |

The Story of MathsThis is a BBC documentary series written and presented by Professor Marcus du Sautoy, outlining aspects of the history of mathematics. |