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*)Aqh/naios), literary.

1. A contemporary of Archimedes. He is perhaps the same with Athenaeus of Cyzicus, mentioned by Proclus (in Euclid. p. 19) as a distinguished mathematician.


Περὶ Μηχανημάτων (
On Warlike Engines

The author of an extant work Περὶ Μηχανημάτων (on warlike engines), addressed to Marcellus (probably the conqueror of Syracuse).


The above-mentioned work is printed in Thevenot's Mathematici Veteres, Paris, 1693.

Further Information

Fabric. Bibl. Graec. iv. p. 222, &c.)

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