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Archimedes
used in The House of Hades

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Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)
  • Leo fiddled with the bronze Archimedes sphere that he'd installed on the console—his newest and most dangerous toy.
    p. 7.8
  • Then he pried the Archimedes sphere out of the command console.
    p. 74.7
  • Leo had been experimenting with all sorts of weapons based on the Archimedes sphere that he'd recovered in Rome.
    p. 76.3
  • His Archimedes sphere was gone.
    p. 77.8
  • The goddess Nemesis had promised him help, and he'd gotten it: the code to activate the Archimedes sphere.
    p. 79.5
  • And now he didn't even have his tool belt or his Archimedes sphere.
    p. 79.7
  • Like a magician producing a rabbit, he pulled out the Archimedes sphere and began tinkering with the ancient bronze dials.
    p. 82.5
  • He was sure Passalos was going to ruin the Archimedes sphere any second now.
    p. 82.9
  • He lobbed it at Passalos, who was trying to juggle two pigeons and the Archimedes sphere.
    p. 84.4
  • Passalos glanced at the Archimedes sphere, which had rolled between Leo's feet.
    p. 84.6
  • Leo scooped up the Archimedes sphere and ran over to Jason, who was still hanging upside down, thoroughly hog-tied except for his sword arm.
    p. 84.7
  • He could jury-rig the Archimedes sphere into some sort of flying device, maybe, but only if he had his tool belt—which he didn't.
    p. 87.2
  • Oh, and the Archimedes sphere.
    p. 88.5
  • Then, for good measure, Leo turned the dial on his Archimedes sphere, which unleashed a plume of foul white fog that filled the room.
    p. 90.9
  • Since Leo had found that Archimedes sphere, he'd been trying out a lot of "new installations."
    p. 122.9
  • Leo punched some buttons and spun his Archimedes sphere.
    p. 197.2
  • He turned the Archimedes sphere.
    p. 197.6
  • His hands were constantly in motion, pulling tools from his belt, working controls, tinkering with his beloved Archimedes sphere.
    p. 320.1
  • Leo clutched his Archimedes sphere as a funnel cloud of sleet lifted him off his feet.
    p. 326.7
  • He was still clutching the Archimedes sphere, which didn't surprise him.
    p. 366.1
  • None of his bones seemed broken, which was good; but mostly he was worried about his Archimedes sphere.
    p. 368.1
  • Finally he spotted the Archimedes sphere—steaming and charred but still intact, making unhappy clicking noises in the center of the wreckage.
    p. 368.8
  • From his tool belt pouches he pulled some rope and a snap hook, then fastened the Archimedes sphere to his belt.
    p. 373.4
  • He spent hours fixing the Archimedes sphere, cleaning it and repairing its circuits.
    p. 382.7
  • He looked at the bronze mirror, which he'd just finished wiring up to the Archimedes sphere.
    p. 388.4
  • We found one like this in Rome, in the workshop of Archimedes.
    p. 388.7
  • Leo hit the buttons on the Archimedes sphere, muttered a prayer to his dad, Hephaestus, and the Celestial bronze console hummed to life.
    p. 403.4

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