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Headword: Gnômôn
Adler number: gamma,346
Translated headword: sundial-pointer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is fixed in sundials.
[That] which Anaximander discovered and set upon sundials.[1]
Greek Original:
Gnômôn: to en tois hêliotropiois pêgnumenon. hoper epheuren Anaximandros kai estêsen epi tôn skiothêrôn.
cf. gamma 338, eta 241.
[1] Diogenes Laertius 2.1. For Anaximander see generally alpha 1986.
Keywords: biography; definition; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 July 2002@11:14:02.
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David Whitehead (added note) on 15 July 2002@12:06:47.
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