Archimedes Quote

Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death, they should place on his tomb a cylinder enclosing a sphere, writing on it the proportion of the containing solid to that which is contained.


Plutarch, Life of Marcellus, 17.12. Trans. R. W. Sharples

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Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death, they should place on...

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Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death, they should place on...

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Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death, they should place on...

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Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death, they should place on...