Mathematician, physicist, astronomer and engineer; Archimedes ranks amongst the greatest scientists of all times. His multilateral personality, strong will, perceptiveness and inventiveness established him as a pioneer of human intellect, a modest man and scientist, a point of reference for all mankind. Learn about his life, his age and his work. Find out about his amazing inventions, the events that follow him throughout the centuries and his sayings that have now become famous quotes. Discover the remarkable devices he invented during the Roman siege of Syracuse. Admire his mathematical theorems and his ingenious observations. Learn about the course of mathematical science in time and the acknowledgement of this genuinely great scientist by both his contemporaries and later generations.