- 3rd century ad, Greek mathematician, noted for his treatise on the theory of numbers, Arithmetica
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Diophantus shows that he solved quadratic equations by rule, like Heron.The Legacy of Greece
Alexander said that this letter was a forgery of Diophantus.The Wars of the Jews or History of the Destruction of Jerusalem
One of these was a commentary on the Arithmetica of Diophantus.
Arithmetica of Diophantus, Hypatia's commentary on, 139, 168.
She had written commentaries on the mathematical works of Diophantus, and on the conic sections of Apollonius.