Life of Archimedes


Archimedes birth (287 BC)

287 BC

Archimedes travelled to Alexandria to study (269 BC)

269 BC

Archimedes returned to Syracuse (263 BC)

263 BC

Returned from Alexandria

Inventions: screw, claw and water buoyancy theories (start) (262 BC)

262 BC

Hieros death (215 BC)

215 BC

Archimedes death, killed by a roman soldier sent out to get him out alive (212 BC)

212 BC

Aged 75

Roman siege of Syracuse (212 BC)

212 BC