Hebrew Mathematics

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This chapter discusses how distributivity-like properties appeared in medieval Hebrew mathematical texts. It examines works by Gersonides, Alfonso de Valladolid, Eliezer Komtino and Elijah Mizrahi.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages16
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology
ISSN (Print)2211-4564
ISSN (Electronic)2211-4572

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  • Alfonso de Valladolid
  • Distributive-like rules
  • Eliezer Komtino
  • Elijah Mizrahi
  • Gersonides
  • The Hebrew medieval tradition


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