Archimedes and the Door of Science Character Descriptions

Jeanne Bendick
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Archimedes

This person was a great scientist and mathematician who created mechanics and hydrostatics and made contributions to astronomy, geometry, trigonometry, and numeration. This person also provided some insights regarding calculus.

King Hiero II

This person ruled Syracuse and enjoyed discussing deep problems with a friend who was also his relation.

Phidias

This person was an astronomer.

Apollonius

This person was an astronomer and mathematician from Alexandria.

Conon of Samos

This person taught in Alexandria.

Erastosthenes

This person became the head of the Alexandrian library and measured the circumference and tilt of the earth as well as the size and distance of the sun and moon.

Hieronymus

This person ruled Syracuse briefly after his grandfather died.

Hippocrates

This person murdered a king and took his throne.

Marcellus

This person was a Roman general.

Plutarch

This person was a Roman historian.

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