Sunday, August 20, 2000

Eratosthenes (287-192 BC)

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky
1994, Little Brown Publishing, 48 pages, hardcover

This is a fascinating story, told for children and fully illustrated (beautiful full color pictures with interesting and at times humorous details) of the Greek Scientist, Mathematician and Astronomer - Eratosthenes.

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