# Author:Archimedes

←Author Index: Ar | Archimedes (287 BCE – c. 212 BCE) |

of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης) Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer |

## WorksEdit

*The Works of Archimedes*(1897)*On the Equilibrium of Planes*(two volumes)*On the Measurement of a Circle**On Spirals**On the Sphere and the Cylinder*(two volumes)*On Conoids and Spheroids**On Floating Bodies*(two volumes)*The Quadrature of the Parabola**(O)stomachion**Archimedes' cattle problem**The Sand Reckoner*

*The Method of Mechanical Theorems*

## Apocryphal worksEdit

*Book of Lemmas*or*Liber Assumptorum*

## Works about ArchimedesEdit

- "Archimedes," in
*Encyclopædia Britannica*(11th ed., 1911) - “Archimedes,” in Complete Encyclopaedia of Music, 1880
- "Archimedes," in
*The New Student's Reference Work*, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. (1914) - "Chapter I" discussing Archimedes' contributions to mechanical science that deal with forces in equilibrium (Statics) in
*The Origins of Statics*by Pierre Duhem, 1905. - "Marcellus" from Plutarch's Lives tells the story of how Archimedes defended Syracuse with the use of military engineering.

**public domain** worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.