**Author**: Archimedes

**Publisher:**Elibron Classics

**ISBN:**9781402171314

**Size**: 20.36 MB

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Complete works of ancient geometer in highly accessible translation by distinguished scholar. Topics include the famous problems of the ratio of the areas of a cylinder and an inscribed sphere; the measurement of a circle; the properties of conoids, spheroids, and spirals; and the quadrature of the parabola. Informative introduction and 52-page supplement.