Mathematicians Of The Day

16th July



On this day in 1611, Marin Mersenne entered the Order of Minims. He was ordained a priest in Paris in July 1612.

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Quotation of the day

From Jakob Hermann
... ut recte intellegantur scripta verterum
... so that the writings of antiquity be rightly understood.
The aim of philology according to Hermann