Dictionary and Language Portal
Online Dictionary
allmath.com
Allmath Homepage
Math Tools
Flash Cards!!!
Metric Converter
Games
The Magic Square
Reference Pages
Math Glossary
Math Headlines
Multiplication Table
Metric Factors
Biographies of Math
Other Math Links
Ask The Experts
Visit Dr. Math
Visit our Dictionary
ALLwords.com
About allmath.com
Welcome!
Who are We?
Advertise
Contact Us





Hippias of Elis

(5th-cBC)

Greek Sophist philosopher, a contemporary of Socrates. He was vividly portrayed in Plato's dialogues as a virtuoso performer as teacher, orator, memory man, and polymath. He also discovered a curve used for trisecting a triangle (the quadratrix). Only fragments of his vast literary output have survived.


Mathematicians biographies text content is © (1990), (1991-1998)
AND Reference Data Ltd.,Oxford, UK.



copyright © 1997-2014 Allsites LLC. All rights reserved.
allmath.com, mathbook.com and "virtual mathbook" ® are all service marks of Allsites LLC.
periodic table metric conversion