THE WORKS OF ARCHIMEDES
barnesandnobleImage: barnesandnobleArchimedespublished his works in the form of correspondence with the principal mathematicians of his time, including the Alexandrian scholars Conon of Samos and Eratosthenes of Cyrene. He played an important role in the defense of Syracuse against the siege laid by the Romans in 213 bce by constructing war machines so effective that they long delayed the capture of the city.
Archimedes | Facts & Biography | Britannica
Was this helpful?People also askWho was Archimedes and what was he famous for?Who was Archimedes and what was he famous for?Archimedes. Archimedes,(born c. 287 bce,Syracuse,Sicily[Italy]—died 212/211 bce,Syracuse),the most-famous mathematician and inventor in ancient Greece. Archimedes is especially important for his discovery of the relation between the surface and volume of a sphere and its circumscribing cylinder.Archimedes | Facts & Biography | BritannicaSee all results for this questionWhat is the story of Archimedes?What is the story of Archimedes?This story is not found anywhere among the known works of Archimedes,though in his book,On Floating Bodies,he gives the principle known as Archimedes’ Principle,which states that a body partially or completely immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the body.‘Eureka!’ – The Story of Archimedes and the Golden CrownSee all results for this questionWhat book did Archimedes write?What book did Archimedes write?The book contained seven treatises from Archimedes including The Method, which had been lost for many centuries. Archimedes had written The Method to reveal how he did mathematics. He sent it to Eratosthenes to be lodged in the Library of Alexandria.Archimedes - Biography, Facts and PicturesSee all results for this questionWhere did Archimedes do his work?Where did Archimedes do his work?During his youth,Archimedes may have studied in Alexandria,Egypt,where Conon of Samosand Eratosthenes of Cyrenewere contemporaries. He referred to Conon of Samos as his friend,while two of his works (The Method of Mechanical Theorems and the Cattle Problem) have introductions addressed to Eratosthenes.Archimedes - WikipediaSee all results for this question
The Works of Archimedes (Dover Books on Mathematics
Feb 03, 2019In this review I shall offer an overview of the works of Archimedes with special attention to the considerations that seem to have motivated the directions of his research. Archimedes's determination of the volume (and secondarily the surface area) of a sphere may be considered the undisputed crown jewel of his works.4.4/5(18)Price: $16Brand: ArchimedesAuthor: Archimedes
The Works Of Archimedes - Internet Archive
Nov 11, 2006The Works Of Archimedes by Heath,T.L. Publication date 1897 Topics NATURAL SCIENCES, Mathematics, Fundamental and general consideration of mathematics Publisher Cambridge University Press. Collection universallibrary Contributor Osmania University Language English. Call number 29517 Digitalpublicationdate