Matteo Ricci

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  • Aug 24 2010 9:23 AM

    Bob Benoit

     

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This resource, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, features biographical information about Italian mathematician Matteo Ricci. Ricci, who spent much of his life in China, studied mathematics, astronomy and geography. Ricci also helped to prove that the country visited by Marco Polo, known as Cathay, was China. Links to biographies of other mathematicians are also available on this page.

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