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Archimedes Illustration


Cristian Violatti
by Dr. Manuel
published on 24 June 2013
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Archimedes is considered one of the most important mathematicians. He was extremely well known for his involvement in the defense of Syracuse against the Roman siege in the Second Punic War.

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