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Author Jaeger, Mary, 1960-
Title Archimedes and the Roman imagination [electronic resource] / Mary Jaeger.
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  QA29.A7 J34 2008eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (ix, 230 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-223) and index.
Contents The "Eureka" story -- Cicero at Archimedes' tomb -- Why two spheres? -- The afterlife of the spheres from the De republica -- A sketch of events at Syracuse -- Who killed Archimedes? -- The defense of Syracuse -- Claudian on Archimedes -- Petrarch's Archimedes -- Conclusion -- Notes.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Archimedes.
Mathematicians -- Greece -- Biography.
Mathematics, Ancient.
Genre Biographies.
Related To Print version: Jaeger, Mary,. Archimedes and the Roman imagination. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008. Jaeger, Mary, 1960- Archimedes and the Roman imagination. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008 9780472116300 (DLC) 2007037351
ISBN 9780472025329 (electronic bk.)
0472025325 (electronic bk.)
9780472116300 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472116304 (cloth : alk. paper)