Japanese Temple Geometry

Instructor: Anna Felikson

The book Sacred Mathematics: Japanese Temple Geometry by Fukagawa Hidetoshi and Tony Rothman is the primary source of stories and questions we are going to discuss.
The notes (hand-written notes in Russian) will appear here:


Hiroshi Kotera collected several hundreds of images of sangaku tables - out of about 820 that survived (click on hieroglyphs to see the pictures!). The English version of the page contains the map of prefectures in Japan.

Geometry Textbook:

Links to 2022/23 pages:
Geometry Around us         How to Solve it - and - Geometry in Figures         Mathematics and Art