Mind HistoryEGYPTIAN MATHEMATICS
The ancient Egyptians contributed a lot to the development of modern mathematical practices – learn about the creation of the decimal numeric system while reading our article on Egyptian mathematics!
Greek mathematics was mostly based on geometry; it’s therefore only natural that their most influential contributions to modern mathematics are related to geometry.
The Maya peoples fascinated with astronomy and celestial mechanics developed advanced mathematical practices and a sophisticated numeral system.
Here is our first article devoted to the history of mathematics. The article contains the analysis of the development of the numeral system in the prehistoric era and four main stages of the “number” concept evolution.
The most distinctive feature of Roman mathematics is its numeric system that developed as early as about 800 BCE. Read the article to learn more!