An interesting short tale in which the Roman mathematician Diophantus mysteriously travels through time, and finds himself in a modernday lecture on "Diophantine equations".
Stories for 'Ancient Mathematicians'
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A fictional newsreport from the Roman Empire, which reports a conversation in the household of the mathematician Diophantus, where the mathematician's wife gives him a neat idea.

A short narrative about the discovery of irrational numbers and various geometric concepts by the ancient Greeks.

A Dr. Who story involving Pythagoras and an interdimensional gateway.