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Archimedes spent most of his life in syracuse much of his work has also been lost forever, but what we know of it leaves us in awe of his achievements. Euclid was a renowned greek mathematician, known as the ‘father of geometry’ this biography profiles his childhood, life, works, achievements and timeline. Slide 4 of 46 slide 4 of 46. Except for the period of his life where he attended school in alexandria at euclid's, archimedes spent all his life at syracuse ancient greek biographer plutarch. Archimedes of syracuse (greek: ἀρχιμήδης c 287 bc – c 212 bc) was a greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Life of archimedes: archimedes, a mathematician, and scientist who determined the exact value of pi, is also known for his strategic role in the ancient war and the.