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Author Jaeger, Mary
Title Archimedes and the Roman Imagination
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2008
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Descript 1 online resource (245 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part One -- 1. The "Eureka" Story -- 2. Cicero at Archimedes' Tomb -- 3. Why Two Spheres? -- Coda to Part One. The Afterlife of the Spheres from the De republica -- Part Two -- A Sketch of Events at Syracuse -- 4. Who Killed Archimedes? -- 5. The Defense of Syracuse -- Coda to Part Two. Claudian on Archimedes -- Part Three -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Jaeger, Mary Archimedes and the Roman Imagination Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press,c2008 9780472116300
Subject Mathematics, Ancient
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