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Published by J. B. Wolters in [Groningen .
Written in English


  • Eudoxus, of Cyzicus, fl. 130 B.C.,
  • Geography, Ancient.

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Edition Notes

Statementby J.H. Thiel.
SeriesHistorische studies, uitgegeven vanwege het Instituut voor Geschiedenis der Rijksuniversiteit te utrecht,, 23
LC ClassificationsG88.E9 T483
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5371815M
LC Control Number72356685

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The next stage of his odyssey took Eudoxus to the shores of the sea of Marmaris and the city of Cyzicus, whose ruins lie in modern Turkey. He was now regarded as a wise teacher. From Cyzicus he traveled south to the city of Mylasa and joined the court of King Mausolus. Eudoxus of Cnidus. Eudoxus (c. B.C.) is the greatest of the ancient mathematicians, surpassed only by Archimedes -- but later. Biographical highlights: Eudoxus was born in Cnidos, on the Black Sea. He studied mathematics with Archytus in Tarentum. He studied medicine with Philistium on Sicily. EUDOXUS OF CYZICUS A Chapter in the History of the Sea-Route to India and the Route Round the Cape in Ancient Times Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Manufacturer: J. B. Wolters.   Followers of Eudoxus, including Menaechmus and Callippus, flourished in both Athens and in Cyzicus. Mathematician. Eudoxus’s contributions to the early theory of proportions (equal ratios) forms the basis for the general account of proportions found in Book V of Euclid’s Elements (c. bce). Where previous proofs of proportion required.

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  See also Eudoxus of Cyzicus on Wikipedia; and our Encyclopædia Britannica disclaimer. Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 9 — Eudoxus of Cyzicus EUDOXUS, of Cyzicus, Greek navigator, flourished about B.C. Eudoxus's schools in Cyzicus and Cnidus, where the dominant train of mind seems often to anticipate the investigations of Archimedes. But on the other hand the concern which the new led to Euclid's Elements Book XIII, and through Euclid and recognizable byways to Kepler's Mysterium Cosmographicum () and the founding of modern. From Egypt Eudoxus travelled to Cyzicus in northwestern Asia Minor on the south shore of the sea of Marmara. There he established a School which proved very popular and he had many followers. In around BC Eudoxus made a second visit to . Lecture 8. Eudoxus and the Avoidance of a Fundamental Con ict Eudoxus of Cnidus Eudoxus, BC - BC, was a Greek philosopher, mathematician and astronomer who contributed to Euclid’s Elements. His philosophy in uenced Aristotle. In Mathematics, Eudoxus was the second only to Archimedes in all antiquity and was called.