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"Italian scholar Geymonat provides an interesting, brief account of the life and importance of Archimedes in this translated work. . . . Geymonat includes some unexpected gems. . . . Fun read overall! Recommended. Academic, general, and professional audiences. All levels."
--Choice, August 2011
"... a delightful and richly illustrated biography of the great mathematician Archimedes.... This publication makes Geymonat's interesting work available to the international public, acknowledging his praiseworthy objective of offering an excellent example of high-level scientific popularization."
--Bryn Mawr Classical Review (2012.01.14)