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(287 BCE–212 BCE)
Archimedes of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.


  • Open book nae 02.svg The Works of Archimedes (1897)
  • On the Equilibrium of Planes (two volumes)
  • On the Measurement of a Circle
  • On Spirals
  • On the Sphere and the Cylinder (two volumes)
  • On Conoids and Spheroids
  • On Floating Bodies (two volumes)
  • The Quadrature of the Parabola
  • (O)stomachion
  • Archimedes' cattle problem
  • The Sand Reckoner
  • The Method of Mechanical Theorems

Apocryphal works[edit]

  • Book of Lemmas or Liber Assumptorum

Works about Archimedes[edit]