The Eyes of Archimedes: The Siege of Syracuse

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The Eyes of Archimedes: The Siege of Syracuse - Armstrong, MR Dan
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It's the end of the third century before Christ. The city-state of Syracuse is a critical seaport in Rome's second war with Carthage. One of the ancient world's most beautiful cities, it is also the home of the famous Greek mathematician Archimedes. When Syracuse comes under Carthaginian control in 214 B.C., the Roman general Marcus Claudius Marcellus storms the city with 40,000 soldiers and 60 warships, only to be confronted by the most sophisticated weapons the world has ever seen, all built and designed by Archimedes. ...

The Eyes of Archimedes: The Siege of Syracuse 2014, Mud City Press

ISBN-13: 9780983004547

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