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Headword: *)anaci/mandros
Adler number: alpha,1986
Translated headword: Anaximandros, Anaximander
Vetting Status: high
Son of Praxiades, Milesian, philosopher, a relative and student and successor of Thales.[1] He first discovered an equinox and solstices and hour-indicators, and that the earth is situated in the very middle [of the universe]. He also introduced a sundial and explained the basis of all geometry. He wrote On Nature, Circuit of the Earth, and On the Fixed Bodies and Globe and some other works.
Greek Original:
*)anaci/mandros, *pracia/dou, *milh/sios, filo/sofos, suggenh\s kai\ maqhth\s kai\ dia/doxos *qa/lhtos. prw=tos de\ i)shmeri/an eu(=re kai\ tropa\s kai\ w(rologei=a kai\ th\n gh=n e)n mesaita/tw| kei=sqai. gnw/mona/ te ei)sh/gage kai\ o(/lws gewmetri/as u(potu/pwsin e)/deicen. e)/graye *peri\ fu/sews, *gh=s peri/odon, kai\ *peri\ tw=n a)planw=n kai\ *sfai=ran kai\ a)/lla tina/.
C6 BCE. See generally OCD(4) p.83.
[1] For whom see theta 17.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; mathematics; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2001@10:45:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note, bibliography, keywords; cosmetics) on 13 May 2001@09:55:52.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 1 October 2005@16:24:02.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 February 2012@05:35:23.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@06:03:15.


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