Archimedes (c287-212 BCE) was a Greek mathematician & physicist from Syracuse in Sicily best noted for his screw for lifting water & for buoyancy of object in water.
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|Archimedes painting (1st half 17thC) by José de Ribera at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg.||Cicero Discovering the Tomb of Archimedes painting (1779) by Benjamin West at Yale Center for British Art. New Haven, CT.|
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