Thursday, 25 July 2013

EUCLID QUOTES

Some quotes from Euclid

Σημεῖόν ἐστιν, οὗ μέρος οὐθέν.

A point is that which has no part.

Γραμμὴ δὲ μῆκος ἀπλατές.

A line is length without breadth.

Ὅρος ἐστίν, ὅ τινός ἐστι πέρας.

A boundary is that which is the limit of anything.

τὸ ὅλου τοῦ μέρους μεῖζόν

the whole is greater than the part