Life of Archimedes

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Archimedes Life

287 BC - 212 BC

Inventions of Archimedes Screw, Death Ray, hydrostatics, and the Archimedes Claw

Archimedes was born

287 B.C

Archimedes traveled to Alexandria to study

269 B.C

returns to Syracuse

263 B.C

Inventions: Archimedes Claw, screw, and water buoyancy theories

262 BC - 215 B.C

Actual start date is unknown.

King Hiero's Death

216 B.C

King Hiero's Successor's Death

215 B.C

Roman's siege of Syracuse

212 B.C.

Archimedes death, killed by a soldier who was sent to get Archimedes out alive.

212 B.C.