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The ancient Greeks did not use rectangular coordinate systems in their mathematics, so it is unclear what are you asking about. The method of coordinates was introduced to mathematics by Descartes. However the Greeks used spherical coordinates in astronomy and geography, and they labeled the coordinate circles the same way as we do (or more precisely we do ...


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The gear from Olbia has been confirmed as a legitimate find by the archaeologists who discovered it and later restored it; the same archaeologists, not Pastore, established its dating. I do not know on what basis Jones rejects the dating, but if it is only on the idea that the gear "seems too complex" for its dating, that would be the same reason ...


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