Archimedes

5th HM Archimedes 287BC - 212BC

  • 212

    212 B.C. - Archimedes Death

    212 B.C. - Archimedes Death
    Archimedes died during the Second Punic war, when Syracuse was captured by Romans.
  • 213

    213 B.C. - Invented the Archimedes Claw

    213 B.C. - Invented the Archimedes Claw
    The Archimedes Claw was a big crane that picked up ships and dropped them to sink them.
  • 214

    214 B.C. - Death Ray Invented

    214 B.C. - Death Ray Invented
    In 214 BC Archimedes invented a large mirror called the Death Ray that burned attacking Roman ships.
  • 218

    218 B.C. Punic Wars

    218 B.C. Punic Wars
    Punic Wars between Hannibal of Carthrige and Italy.
  • 263

    263 B.C. - Archimedes returns to Syracuse to help in Punic wars

    263 B.C. - Archimedes returns to Syracuse to help in Punic wars
    Archimedes returns to help his cousin in the Punic Wars.
  • 265

    265 B.C. - Invented the Archimedes Screw

    265 B.C. - Invented the Archimedes Screw
    The Archimedes Screw pumped water out of ships.
  • 269

    269 B.C. - Pi Is Invented By Archemedes

    269 B.C. - Pi Is Invented By Archemedes
    When Archimedes invented Pi, he did not interperate it as 3.14. Instead he thought of it as 3.125.
  • 269

    269 B.C. - Going to school

    269 B.C. - Going to school
    Archimedes went to school in Alexandria Egypt
  • 270

    270 BC- Eureka Moment

    270 BC- Eureka Moment
    In 270BC Archimedes developed the Theory of Water Displacement, known in history as the "Eureka Moment." When he got into the bathtub he observed that the water spread to the side in equal proportion to his weight.
  • 287

    287 B.C. -Archimedes Birth

    287 B.C. -Archimedes Birth
    Born in 287B.C. in the port of Syracuse, Sicily in the colony of Magna Graecia.