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The works translated here--the books at the Sphere and Cylinder--were a resource of serious delight for Archimedes, the best scientist of antiquity. Accompanying this translation is the 1st clinical version of the diagrams, which contains new info from the lately stumbled on Archimedes Palimpsest. the amount additionally contains the 1st English translation of Eutocius's statement. Reviel Netz's statement analyzes Archimedes's paintings from modern examine views reminiscent of medical kind and the cognitive background of mathematical texts.

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