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Egypt

Greece

Mesopotamia

India

Arab World

China

Americas

Legenda
LEGENDA

First writing
Numeral hieroglyphes

________
supposed relationship

Sumer Civilization
cuneiform numbers

First Babylonian dynasty


Algebra, arithmetics and
geometry for commercial
purposes - on clay tablets

Moscow and
Rhind Papyrs

Civilization of the
Yellow River Valley

Primordial mathematics

Harappan Civilization
Ancient mathematics

established relationship

Author:

Guido Giachetti

http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storia_della_matematica ,
, stand December 2009)

slightly modified by
Alessandro Brunelli
2009

Babylonian and
Persian Mathematics
and Astronomy
Deductive Geometry
and
Number Theory

Alexandria

Europe -
Renaissance

Consolidation of
Egyptian, Babylonian
and Greek
Mathematics

Calculation chips or
sticks, Abacus

Chou Pei

Vedic tradition
Ritual geometry

Seleucids dinasty
Greek mathematics

Maya Empire
Base 20 numbers

Precise calendar

Han - Tan dynasties


Nine paragraphs on
the art of
mathematics
Indian numerals, algebra
algorithms, trigonometry

Kerala Mathematics

Convergence, consolidation,
development of the different
mathematical concepts.
Foundation of our
modern mathematics

Inca Empire
Quipu, Yupana

Aztec Empire
Base 20

Sung - Ming dinasties


Golden era of Chinese
mathematics
Development of
modern mathematics
based on Indian, arab
and Greek and Chinese
foundings