Archimedes (c. 287-212 BC)

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List of Works
[On the Equilibrium of Planes]   [On Floating Bodies]   [The Sand-Reckoner]   [On Sphere and Cylinder]   [On the Measurement of the Circle]   [On Conoids and Spheroids]   [On Spirals]   [On the Quadrature of the Parabola]   [Lemmas]   [On the Method of Mechanical Problems]  


On the Equilibrium of Planes (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 189-220) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Floating Bodies (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 253-300) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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The Sand-Reckoner (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,HTR]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 221-232) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Sphere and Cylinder (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 1-90) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On the Measurement of the Circle (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 91-98) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Conoids and Spheroids (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 99-150) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Spirals (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 151-188) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On the Quadrature of the Parabola (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 233-252) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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Lemmas (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 301-318) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On the Method of Mechanical Problems (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (unsure; may be around page C) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)
  • Multi-Format (PDF, TeX) of "Geometrical Solutions Derived from Mechanics" at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Dr. J.L. Heiberg and Lydia Robinson)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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Quadrature of the Parabola, On the
Quantum Theory, Origin and Development of the
Quarters, Close
Queene, The Faerie
Quixote, Don
Quran, The
Race and Culture
Radical Empiricism, Essays in
Rainbow, The
Ramayana, The
Rameau's Nephew
Rape of Lucrece, The
Rape of the Lock
Rappaccini's Daughter
Rasselas
Rat Man, The
Raven, The
Read a Book; How to
Reason, Critique of Practical
Reason, Critique of Pure
Reason, The Life of
Rebel, The
Reckoner, The Sand-
Red Badge of Courage, The
Red and the Black, The
Red Death, The Masque of the
Reduction, Instruments of
Reflection, Aids to
Reflections on the Revolution in France
Refutations, On Sophistical
Regained, Paradise
Regimen in Acute Diseases, On
Relativity
Relativity, The Meaning of
Religio Medici
Religion, Dialogues Concerning Natural
Religion, Institutes of the Christian
Religion, The Two Sources of Morality and
Religious Affections, Treatise Concerning
Religious Experience, The Varieties of
Remedia Amoris
Remedies for Love
Remembrance of Things Past
Reminiscence, On Memory and
Replies, Objections Against the Meditations and
Representative Government
Representative Men
Repression
Republic, The
Researches in Electricity, Experimental
Return of the Native, The
Revolution, The State and
Revolution in France, Reflections on the
Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, On the
Rex, Oedipus
Rhesus
Rhetoric
Richard the Second, King
Richard the Third, King
Right, Philosophy of
Right, The Science of
Rights, Civil
Rights of Man, The
Rights of Men and Natural Law, The
Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Rings, The Book of Five
Rings, The Lord of the
Rip Van Winkle
Rises, The Sun Also
Rites of Passage
Road to Serfdom, The
Robert Levet, On the Death of Dr.
Robinson Crusoe
Roland, The Song of
Roman Empire, Decline and Fall of the
Romans, Lives of the Noble Grecians and
Rome, History of
Romeo and Juliet
Room of One's Own, A
Rothschild's Fiddle
Rubaiyat, The
Rue Morgue, The Murders in the
Rule of St. Benedict, The
Rules for the Direction of the Mind
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