Archimedes and the roman imagination

Jaeger Mary - Archimedes and the roman imagination. The University of Michigan Pres, 2008.

  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • The “Eureka” Story
  • Cicero at Archimedes’ Tomb
  • Why Two Spheres? Coda to Part One. The Afterlife of the Spheres from the De republica
  • A Sketch of Events at Syracuse
  • Who Killed Archimedes?
  • The Defense of Syracuse
  • Coda to Part Two. Claudian on Archimedes
  • Petrarch’s Archimedes
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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