Nicomachus of Gerasa, Syrian-Greek Mathematician

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  • Name: Nicomachus of Gerasa
  • Dates: 60-120
  • Place: Born Jerash, Jordan (then the Roman Province of Syria); place of death unknown
  • Language: Greek
  • Who he was: Syrian-born Greek mathematician who wrote Introduction to Arithmetic and Manual of Harmonics, both in Greek. As a Neopythagorean, he also wrote about the mystical properties of numbers.
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP)

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