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The sand-reckoner

Auteur: Gillian Bradshaw
Uitgever: New York : Forge, 2000.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Fictie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Genoemd persoon: Archimedes; Archimedes.
Genre: Fictie, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Gillian Bradshaw
ISBN: 0312873409 9780312873400 0312875819 9780312875817
OCLC-nummer: 43050301
Opmerkingen: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Beschrijving: 351 pages ; 22 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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  Meer lezen...

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