Materials for the study of Fibonacci


Scritti di Leonardo Pisano:


Liber abbaci, ed. Baldasssare Boncompagni 1857

Prepared from a xerox made in the 1970s


Practica geometriae ed Opuscoli, ed. Baldasssare Boncompagni 1862

Prepared from a xerox made in the 1970s. With bookmarks for single works.


Leonardo Pisano    Liber abaci


Word index to Laurence Sigler’s translation of the Liber abbaci (New York: Springer,

2002), with indication of corresponding pages in Boncompagni’s edition

Articles, prepositions, pronouns, common adverbs and numerals are omitted.



See also:




“Leonardo Fibonacci and Abbaco Culture: a Proposal to Invert the Roles”. Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques 11 (2005), 23–56. Preprint. Errata.





“Fibonacci – Protagonist or Witness? Who Taught Catholic Christian Europe about Mediterranean Commercial Arithmetic?”. Paper presented at the workshop “Borders and Gates or Open Spaces? Knowledge Cultures in the Mediterranean During the 14th and 15th Centuries”. Preprint, 26 December 2010 ”.



Review of Barnabas B. Hughes (ed., trans.), Fibonacci's De practica geometrie. New York: Springer, 2008. Historia Mathematica online. DOI: 10.1016/ Manuscript.