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Greece trip 2010

  1. 1. SUNY Ulster - JULY 2010History of Greek Mathematics:Greece, Turkey & Italy<br />
  2. 2. I would like to express my gratitude to the following individuals and groups who have contributed to the success of this course and mathematical tour:<br />President Katt and the SUNY Ulster Board of Trustees<br />Victoria St. John-Gilligan and the St. John Family Fund<br />Marianne Collins and the SUNY Ulster Foundation<br />Dean of Academics: Dr. John Ganio<br />Director of International Programs: Richard Cattabiani<br />Adjunct Professor of Art: Frank Boyer, SUNY Ulster<br />Professor of Mathematics: Dr. V. Frederick Rickey, USMA West Point<br />Assistant Professor of Philosophy: Ah Tau Teo, SUNY Ulster<br />Assistant Professor of History: Dr. Nichola Harris, SUNY Ulster<br />Professor of Classics: Dr. Carolyn Dewald, Bard College<br />Professor of Physics: Dr. Theo J. Mertzimekis, <br /> Institute Of Nuclear Physics, Greece<br />Kari Mack, Judith Perry and the Macdonald DeWitt Library<br />Instructional Designer: Hope Windle<br />Instructional Design Student Aide: Scott McDonald<br />Lily Levy-Harhay and Total Tours International<br />
  3. 3. The Parthenon<br />
  4. 4. Miguel Discussing the Antikythera Mechanismat the National Archeological Museum (Athens)<br />
  5. 5. Prof. Theo J. MertzimekisDiscussing Ancient Astronomy<br />
  6. 6. Hellenic Cosmos: Cultural CenterHistory of Greek Mathematics<br />
  7. 7. Thales: Measuring the Pyramids<br />
  8. 8. Euclid: I.47<br />
  9. 9. Raphael’s School of Athens<br />
  10. 10. Ferry to Samos<br />
  11. 11. Samos <br />
  12. 12. Pythagorio Village<br />
  13. 13. Pythagoras of Samosc. 569 BCE – c. 475 BCE<br />
  14. 14. Tunnel of Eupalinos Entrance c. 550 BCE<br />
  15. 15. Tunnel of Eupalinosc. 550 BCE<br />
  16. 16. Ken Descending<br />
  17. 17. Inside the Tunnel<br />
  18. 18. Turkey (a.k.a. Asia Minor)<br />
  19. 19. Ephesus, Turkey<br />
  20. 20. Library of Celsus, 135 CE<br />
  21. 21. Ephesus<br />
  22. 22. Kaitlyn Presenting at Ephesus<br />
  23. 23. Lunchtime in Turkey<br />
  24. 24. Where Does Silk Thread Come From?<br />
  25. 25. Handmade Carpets<br />
  26. 26. Attention to Detail!<br />
  27. 27. Carpets Galore!<br />
  28. 28. Arriving in Mykonos<br />
  29. 29. Mykonos<br />
  30. 30. Getting from A to B<br />
  31. 31. “B”<br />
  32. 32. View from the Hotel<br />
  33. 33. A Better View from Hotel<br />
  34. 34. The Mediterranean Sea<br />
  35. 35. Delos<br />
  36. 36. Delos: Archeological Ruins<br />
  37. 37. Solving the Delian Problem<br />
  38. 38. Front Row Seats!<br />
  39. 39. Fred and Charlotte at the Parthenon Museum<br />
  40. 40. Magna Graecia(Greater Greece)<br />
  41. 41. Fontana di DianaArchimedes’ Plaza, Syracuse, Sicily<br />
  42. 42. Fred and AnnaPiazza Archimede<br />
  43. 43. Getting from A to B<br />
  44. 44. Duomo di Siracusa(Syracuse Cathedral)<br />
  45. 45. Catholic Church IncorporatingColumns of a Greek Temple<br />
  46. 46. Inside the Church<br />
  47. 47. Roman AmphitheaterArcheological Park, Syracuse, Sicily<br />
  48. 48. Greco Teatro(Greek Theater)<br />
  49. 49. Archimedes’ Technology Park<br />
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  56. 56. What Accomplishment was Archimedes Proudest of?<br />
  57. 57. Model of City Walls & Fortifications<br />
  58. 58. Castello Eurialo(Eryalus Castle)<br />
  59. 59. Defensive Moat<br />
  60. 60. TunnelPart of the Castle’s Fortifications<br />
  61. 61. Tunnel Entrance(from Moat)<br />
  62. 62. Defender’s Side of Entrance<br />
  63. 63. Syracuse’s Seawall(also Defended by Archimedes)<br />
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  65. 65. The Death of Archimedes212 BCE – 2nd Punic War<br />
  66. 66. Taormina, Sicily<br />
  67. 67. Looking in the Other Direction<br />
  68. 68. Mt. Etna<br />
  69. 69. Lava Flow<br />
  70. 70. Trails Along the Lava Fields<br />
  71. 71. Adventurous Mathematicians!<br />
  72. 72. You Can’t Get There From Here…<br />
  73. 73. Lunchtime on the Slopes of Mt. Etna<br />
  74. 74. Winepress<br />
  75. 75. ROME<br />
  76. 76. The Pantheon (126 CE)Rome’s Most Complete Building from Antiquity <br />
  77. 77. Inside the Pantheon<br />
  78. 78. The Oculus<br />
  79. 79. Geometry in Architecture<br />
  80. 80. Down-Time in Rome<br />
  81. 81. We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. - T. S. Eliot <br />

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