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Really had no clue where I was going when I went out to this statue . I had no idea that I was looking at possibly the greatest mathematician of all times until I read the plaque . Well you learn when you read ....More
You get used to it in the end, seeing the tribute to the great men who lived so long ago and yet their discoveries still rule the way we think of the world. It reminded me of the similar tribute to Pythagoras on the tiny...More
The Archimedes Statue is set in a very beautiful location by the bridges, and can easily be seen when entering or exiting the Island of Ortigia.
Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor and astronomer.
The statue depicts Archimedes standing, holding a burning mirror...More