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Abstract

This is paper is the result of Euler’s findings on the Eulerian integral of second kind, i.e. the Γ-function: It summarises results and formulas on and properties of the integral in the title that Euler had obtained up to this point in his career and offers more elegant proofs of those before-mentioned results, formulas and properties. The results include a derivation of the integral in the title from an algebraic integral, the reflection formula for the Γ-function and finally a formula equivalent to the Gaußian multiplication formula for the Γ-function, expressed by Euler using mere integrals of algebraic functions.

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