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Archimedes (c287-212 BC)

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Archimedes (c287-212 BC) Ancient Greek mathematician and inventor. Reconstruction of Archimedes' Crow, device said to have been used in defence of Syracuse against Romans (212 BC) to overturn attacking ships. 18th century copperplate engraving.

Copyright © Universal History Archive

Media ID 9704121

Date: 1st February 1762

Source: Universal Images Group

Credit: World History Archive

Image Size: 5651 x 3711 Pixels

Filesize is 7.10MB

Associated Categories: Universal History Archive

Keywords: energy, greek, inventor, machinery, mathematician, naval, physics, power, scientist, ship