## A biographical journey from conics to ovals

As this article needed a lot of figures with some mathematical notation it is being presented as a PDF file: A biographical journey from conics to ovals

This may be read a continuation of earlier notes such as:

Fancies of the parabola and hyperbola

A personal discursion on conic sections

Iamblichus, quadratures, trisections and the lacuna of the cycloid

The cardioid and the arbelos: the scimitar and the axe

The Ara and the Arbelos

Some trivia on equilateral triangles and the like

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