Archimedes

Man of the Mediterranean

What region is he from?

Archimedes is from Syracuse, Sicily

When did he live?

Archimedes was born 287 B.C and he died 207 B.C

Important quotes

  • "Give me a place to stand and i will move the Earth"
  • “Mathematics reveals its secrets only to those who approach it with pure love, for its own beauty.”

What impact did Archimedes have on Greek society?

  • Archimedes ancient Greek days he was known as the "wise one, the master and the great geometer".
  • His work such as the "Death Ray" gained him popularity and fame that last till this day.
  • He was one of the last Greek Mathematicians.

Why I think he should win "Man of the Mediterranean"

  • He did real mathematics and physical science and his laws of bouyancy are as good today as they was 2000 years ago.
  • He produced real valid stuff, not the nonsence of Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato.
  • His discovery had practical value to everyday life.
Archimedes Biography