( - 22 Nov 1606)
who became an alderman, and later Lord Mayor, of London. He was the first to make an English translation of Euclid's works (1570).
Science Quotes by Henry Billingsley (1 quote)
Many arts there are which beautify the mind of man; of all other none do more garnish and beautify it than those arts which are called mathematical.
— Henry Billingsley
The Elements of Geometric of the most ancient Philosopher Euclide of Megara (1570), Note to the Reader. In Robert Édouard Moritz, Memorabilia Mathematica; Or, The Philomath's Quotation-book (1914), 44.