Archytas of Tarentum

about 428 BC - about 350 BC

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Archytas was a Greek mathematician, statesman and philosopher who worked on the harmonic mean and the problem of duplicating the cube.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

A Poster of Archytas

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Archytas
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Lunar featuresCrater Archytas and Rima Archytas


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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