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