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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Sacred Disease, On the
Saint Joan
Saint Julian Hospitator, The Legend of
Sale of Creeds, The
Salome
Samson Agonistes
Samuel Pepys
Sand-Reckoner, The
Satire, A (Johnson)
Satires (Horace)
Savoyard Vicar, Profession of Faith of a
Sayings, The Golden
Scarlet Letter, The
Scarlet Pimpernel, The
Scene, The American
Scholasticism, Art and
School for Wives, The
Science Going?; Where is
Science and Hypothesis
Science and Method
Science and the Modern World
Science of Right, The
Sciences, Dialogues Concerning Two New
Scientific Autobiography (Planck)
Scientific Treatises (Pascal)
Scope and Limits; Human Knowledge, Its
Screw, The Turn of the
Screwtape Letters, The (1942)
Sea, The Old Man and the
Sea, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the
Seagull, The
Second Treatise on Government
Sections, On Conic
Secular Hymn, The
Selected Papers on Hysteria
Senectute, Cato Maior de
Sense, Common
Sense and Sensibility
Sense and the Sensible, On
Sensibility, Sense and
Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, A
Sentiments, The Declaration of
Sentiments, The Theory of the Moral
Serfdom, The Road to
Sermons (Chrysostom)
Sermons (Donne)
Sermons on the Song of Songs
Seven Against Thebes
Seven Gables, The House of the
The Seventh Letter
Sexual Enlightenment of Children, The
Shahnameh
Shakespeare, The Plays of William (Johnson)
Shallot, The Lady of (1832)
Shandy, Tristam
Shepherd of Hermas, The
Shepherd of Hermas, The
Shield of Heracles
Shortest-Way with the Dissenters, The
Shortness of Life, On Longevity and
Shrew, The Taming of the
Sickness Unto Death
Siddhartha
Siderius Nuncius
Silas Marner
Silmarillion, The
Silver Skates, Hans Brinker or the
Simple Heart, A
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Sister Carrie
Sisyphus, The Myth of
Six Great Ideas
Skates, Hans Brinker or the Silver
Skepticism and Animal Faith
Sleep and Sleeplessness, On
Sleepy Hollow, The Legend of
Snark, The Hunting of the
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