Solomon Gandz

Solomon Gandz

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-02-1884

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

GANDZ, SOLOMON:  Appointed for studies in early Arabic algebra, especially its connection with ancient Greek, Babylonian and Egyptian mathematics, and its influence upon medieval European mathematics; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1936.

Born February 2, 1884, in Austria. Education:  University of Vienna, Ph.D., 1911.

Librarian and Teacher, 1924-34, Yeshiva College. Editor of Monumenta Talmudica, 1912–14; Associate editor, 1931—, Isis.

Publications:  Die Muallaqa des Imrulqais, 1913; Monumenta Talmudica, 1913; The Mishnat ha Middot, 1932. Articles in American Mathematical Monthly, The Hebrew Union College Annual, Isis, Quellen und Studien zur Geschichte der Mathematik, Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research. Contributor to Rahmer’s Juedisches Literaturblatt, Festschrift Adolf Schwarz, Kohut Memorial Volume.