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(c. 287 BCE – 212 BCE)

of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης) 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]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.