Montucla, Histoire des mathematiques (1802).
Considered as a history of algebra, this work is strongly objected to by Jean Etienne Montucla on the ground of its unfairness as against the early Italian algebraists and also Franciscus Vieta and Rene Descartes and in favour of Harriot; but Augustus De Morgan, while admitting this, attributes to it considerable merit.
Montucla, successful attempt to show that quadrature of the circle by a Euclidean construction was impossible.'
Cantor, Geschichte der Mathematik (1894-1901);Montucla, Hist.
It Has Been Stated By Scaliger, Weidler, Montucla, And Others, That The Modern Persians Actually Follow This Method, And Intercalate Eight Days In Thirty Three Years.
Montucla, given for his invention, was the dead, and his son brought an action for infringing the patent against Champness.
Montucla, Histoire des mathematiques (1758); and E.
JEAN ETIENNE MONTUCLA (1725-1799), French mathematician, was born at Lyons on the 5th of September 1725.