The entire introduction - by Heath - is alone, worth the price of the book! I only read certain chapters of Archimedes (each chapter on a different topic essentially) and greatly... Read morePublished 8 months ago by ken mccaffrey
I liked this book and Archimedes' Works in general but the toughest part is a lot of this book is in Latin. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Brian Mccusker
I've seen more in-depth material in a junior high book report, you'll get more from Wikipedia with an online searchPublished 14 months ago by William E Scott
The Works of Archimedes by T. L. Heath is NOT contained in these pages!
What you get is a 20 page magazine-sized "book", that's made to LOOK like the real thing. Read more
A masterpiece of scholarship, on par with Heath's edition of Euclid's elements. Truly a great read for anyone with a strong background in Ancient Greek also interested in the... Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by Classical Student
This is not the works of Archimedes. It is an introduction/summary. I bought this thinking it was an actual translation of Archimedes works, like every other book titled "The Works... Read morePublished on November 6, 2012 by Elisabeth