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The sand-reckoner

Verfasser/in: Gillian Bradshaw
Verlag: New York : Forge, 2000.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Belletristik : Englisch : 1st edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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The Sand-Reckoner is a moving, human account of the life of Archimedes, one of the most innovative and intriguing thinkers of the ancient world: a young, brilliant man who was blessed by all the Muses, whose incredible mind could never quite understand the mundane world -- and whose incredible mind the mundane world could never quite accept. The young Archimedes has had the best three years of his life at Ptolemy's  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Name: Archimedes; Archimedes.
Medientyp: Belletristik, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Gillian Bradshaw
ISBN: 0312873409 9780312873400 0312875819 9780312875817
OCLC-Nummer: 43050301
Anmerkungen: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Beschreibung: 351 pages ; 22 cm
Verfasserangabe: Gillian Bradshaw.
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The young Archimedes has spent the best three years of his life at Ptolemy's Museum at Alexandria. But when news comes of his father's illness, and that his home city of Syracuse is at war with the  Weiterlesen…

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