Heritage of European Mathematics

… il me paraît que si l'on veut faire des progrès dans les mathématiques il faut étudier les maîtres … 

… it appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics one should study the masters …

— Niels Henrik Abel, in his Paris notebook dated 6 August 1826

This series features the selected or collected works of distinguished mathematicians. Biographies of and correspondence between outstanding mathematicians, as well as other texts of historico-mathematical interest are also included.

Advisory Board: Ciro Ciliberto (Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”), Ildar A. Ibragimov (Steklov Institute, St. Petersburg), Władysław Narkiewicz (Uniwersytet Wrocławski) and Samuel J. Patterson (Universität Göttingen)

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