Cohen, Morris Raphael (1880–1947), and I. E. Drabkin, Source book in Greek science (600 pp.; New York: McGraw–Hill, 1948) [Isis 40, 277 (1949)].

Diels, Hermann (1848–1922), Doxographi graeci. Collegit recensuit prolegomenis indicibusque instruxit (Berlin, 1879 Editio iterata, 864 pp.; Berlin, 1929).

–Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker (612 pp.; Berlin, 1903; ed. 2, 2 vols. in 3, 1906–1910; ed. 3, 3 vols., 1912–1922; ed. 4, 3 vols., Berlin, 1922; ed. 5, by Walther Kranz, 3 vols., Berlin: Weidmann, 1934–35). See Freeman, below.

Freeman, Kathleen, The pre–Socratic philosophers. A companion to Diels’ Fragmente (500 pp.; Oxford: Blackwell, 1946, reprinted 1949). This work is seldom if ever mentioned by me, because I did not know of its existence until the end of my own labor. It is listed here because it will be of very great use to scholars who do not read Greek.

Heath, Sir Thomas Little (1861–1940) , History of Creek mathematics (2 vols.; Oxford, 1921) [Isis 4, 532–535 (1921–22)].

Manual of Greek mathematics (568 pp.; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931) [Isis 16, 450–451 (1931)].

— Greek astronomy (250 pp.; London: Dent, 1932) [Isis 22, 585 (1934–35)].

Isis. International review devoted to the history of science and civilization. Official journal of the History of Science Society. Founded and edited by George Sarton (43 vols., 1913–1952). The many references to Isis in this volume are generally made to complete in the briefest manner the information given about this or that book or memoir. From them the reader may obtain quickly, if he wishes, either a critical review of the book or some other additional information the development of which would take too much space.

Osiris. Commentationes de scientiarum et eruditionis historia rationeque. Edidit Georgius Sarton (10 vols. Bruges 1936–51).

Oxford classical dictionary (998 pp.; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1949).

Pauly–Wissowa, Real–Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (Stuttgart, 1894 ff.).

Sarton, George, Introduction to the history of science (3 vols. in 5; Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1927–1948).

Tannery, Paul (1843–1904), Mémoires scientifiques (17 vols.; Paris, 1912–1950) see Introduction, vol. 3, p. 1906.

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