300 BC ± 10
DescriptionEuclid of Alexandria, a Greek mathematician, publishes his Elements, geometric treatise considered as one of the most influential textbook ever written, which consists of thirteen books and contains definitions, axioms and theorems
RateVery important (8)
DEFINITIONS. 1. A point is that which has no part. 2. A line is breadthless length. 3. The extremities of a line are points. 4. A straight line is a line which lies evenly with the points on itself. 5. A surface is that which has length and breadth only.