The rise of Macedonia in the fourth century under Philip II.
Alexander and the Hellenistic world, comparison with city-states.
Rapid rise of Alexandria.
Alexandria: role & implications of library & museum.
Textual issues on Euclid.
Introduction to Euclid and the Elements.
R. Calinger, Classics of Mathematics, 91-111.
D. Burton, History of Mathematics, Section 4.1.
Map of Hellenistic World.
Outline of the Elements.
Prepare assigned propositions from Elements I.
On to Day 19.