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Reviel Netz's "Archimedes Codex" wins Neumann Prize

Reviel Netz's 2009 book,  The Archimedes Codex: How a Medieval Prayer Book is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist (co-authored with William Noel) has been awarded the inaugural Neumann Prize of the British Society for the History of Mathematics. Professor Martin Campbell-Kelly of the University of Warwick, who chaired the judging panel for the Neumann Prize, said that “although the panel was faced with a strong shortlist of books  The Archimedes Codex, with its readable combination of history and modern scientific sleuthing, emerged as a clear winner.” Read more at HistoryToday.com or the BSHM's own website. Congratulations to Professor Netz!