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comment Location of Archimedes' grave in Syracuse (math/archaelogy trivia)
Thanks, good point. Do you remember seeing where Orsi's work was prompted by the rail construction?
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revised Location of Archimedes' grave in Syracuse (math/archaelogy trivia)
correct translation
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comment Location of Archimedes' grave in Syracuse (math/archaelogy trivia)
Agreed. But Orsi says he excavated a number of 2nd Century BC tombs to the west of the city, which could have been Archimedes' as far as I understand. Where were these tombs?
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