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Mathematician, Inventor (c. 290 BC — 211 BC)


E. J. Dijksterhuis. Archimedes. Copenhagen, Denmark: Munksgaard. 1956. 422pp.

Sherman Stein. Archimedes: What Did He Do Beside Cry Eureka?. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 166pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.19)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.58)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.21)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.46)

  10. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.34-35)

  11. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.30)

  12. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.21)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.18)

  14. A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists (p.16)

  15. Who's Who in the Greek World (p.28)

  16. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.15)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.10)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.151)

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