ES.113 | Spring 2016 | Undergraduate
Ancient Greek Philosophy and Mathematics

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Raphael’s painting The School of Athens, created between 1509 and 1511. Raphael made use of the concept of golden ratios, as evidenced by the red lines which define key elements of the composition. Image courtesy of http://www.goldennumber.net, Gary B. Meisner, Copyright 2001-2016.

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A classic painting from the 5th century shows men dressed in togas gathered on the steps together. Two red horizontal lines run parallel across the image and are intersected by a vertical red line.
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Raphael’s painting The School of Athens, created between 1509 and 1511. Raphael made use of the concept of golden ratios, as evidenced by the red lines which define key elements of the composition. (Image courtesy of Gary B. Meisner, Copyright 2001–2016.)
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Image courtesy of http://www.goldennumber.net, Gary B. Meisner, Copyright 2001-2016.
A classic painting from the 5th century shows men dressed in togas gathered on the steps together. Two red horizontal lines run parallel across the image and are intersected by a vertical red line.
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