Some dates in mathematics

387 b.c.e.
Foundation of Plato's Academy. The inscription over the doors is said (by Johannes Tzetzes in the 12th century c.e.) to be:
Μηδεὶς ἀγεωμέτρητος εἰσίτω μου τὴν στέγην
—“Let none without [knowledge of] geometry come under my roof.” The passage of Tzetzes is given in Ivor Thomas, Greek Mathematical Works, vol. I (Loeb Classical Library 335), p. 386.
c. 300
Euclid's Elements
Archimedes of Syracuse
c. 262–c. 190
Apollonius of Perge (Conics)
c. 85 c.e.–c. 165
Claudius Ptolemy (Almagest)
Bhaskara (the “Behold!” proof of the Pythagorean Theorem)
La Geometrie of René Descartes

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