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The Archimedes Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist

 
 
 
 
The Archimedes Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist
Author: Reviel Netz - William Noel
ISBN 13: 9780306817373
ISBN 10: 306817373
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: 2009-01-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $18.00
 
 

The extraordinary story of the discovery of lost works by Archimedes beneath the pages of a medieval prayer book, and the amazing secrets they reveal

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Netz and Noel provide a compelling background to the provenance and recovery of Archimedes lost works, while filling in the few details known about his life and the unique position he occupies in the history of science.Compelling and accessible.