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THE ARCHIMEDES PALIMPSEST. Ed. by Reviel Netz et al. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 2011. Published by Cambridge University Press. Two volumes. Vol. 1 (Catalogue and Commentary): 352 pp. with 218 ills. (148 col.). ISBN 978-1-107-01457-2. Vol. 2 (Images and Transcriptions): 348 pp. with 165 ills. (155 col.). ISBN 978-1-107-01437-4. 35 x 25 cm. The set: ISBN 9781107016842 In English.
Documents the results of a remarkable twelve-year conservation project to restore and image the Archimedes Palimpsest, a 13th-century prayer book that contains the remains of seven erased texts written centuries earlier by Greek mathematician, engineer and inventor Archimedes, detailing the state-of-the-art imaging technology that enabled conservators to reveal the erased texts. Note: the volumes that make up this set are also available for purchase individually; see Worldwide 149229 and 149230.
Indexing: Western, Ancient Mediterranean — Greece — Manuscripts and Book Design
Plans: 71,75,68
Worldwide Number: 076136
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