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  • As a scholar he devoted his attention almost entirely to Plato; and his Phaedrus (1868) and Gorgias (1871), with especially valuable introductions, still remain the standard English editions of these two dialogues.
  • The Rabdologia attracted more general attention than the logarithms, and as has been mentioned, there were several editions on the Continent.
  • Over two hundred editions followed, of which perhaps the best is the one published in Paris in 1644.
  • Trans., 1692), exhaustive but uncritical; notices in the editions of Garnier and Aime-Martin; A.
  • The different editions of the Descriptio and Constructio, as well as the reception of logarithms on the continent of Europe, and especially by Kepler, whose admiration of the invention almost equalled that of Briggs, belong to the history of logarithms (q.v.).