A scholiast on Euclid, thought to be Proclus, says that Eudoxus practically invented the whole of Euclid's fifth book.

The term 'axiom' was used by Proclus , but not by Euclid. He speaks, instead, of 'common notions' common either to all men or to all sciences.
Florian Cajori, A History of Mathematics (1893)Create and save customized word lists. Sign up today and start improving your vocabulary!