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As far as I'm aware, there is only one Egyptian text that is almost certainly the source of a well known book, and that would be the Instructions of Amenemope, which is almost universally accepted as one of the source for the biblical Book of Proverbs. Some other Egyptian stories are theorized to be the inspiration for other well known stories, such as Tale ...


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A friend of his named Heracleides wrote a biography, but it was lost so the details of his biography is unknown. But after reading its biography, (in my opinion ) I don't think he had any students. The quote below is from wikipedia Unlike his inventions, the mathematical writings of Archimedes were little known in antiquity. Mathematicians from ...



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