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Strange Devices:A Story of the Siege of Syracuse

Author(s): Evans, I[drisyn] O[liver] Pages:
Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co Date of Publication: 1950
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Syracuse Period: 212 BC (Code: 4a)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
Subject: The strange devices are the screw pump, the water clock and other ancient gadgets used by Archimedes against the Romans besieging Syracuse.
Unique Qualities: > ., 1950.

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