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Euclid's method of proof has often been described in textbooks as axiomatic, but was it really so? And if not, how else can Euclid's method be characterized?
Reading page 27 of Science Without Numbers by Hartry Field, it says Hilbert did an axiomatization of Euclidean geometry in 1905, leading one to believe Euclid's theories were not originally axiomatic. So no, they were not axiomatic.
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