Archimedes and the Roman Imagination (Paperback)Mary Jaeger (author)
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By breaking down the narrative of Archimedes' life and examining how the various anecdotes that comprise it are embedded in their contexts, the book offers fresh readings of passages from both well-known and less-studied authors, including Polybius, Cicero, Livy, Vitruvius, Plutarch, Silius Italicus, Valerius Maximus, Johannes Tzetzes, and Petrarch.
Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
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