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Headword: Θεοδόσιος
Adler number: theta,142
Translated headword: Theodosios, Theodosius
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Philosopher.[1] He wrote *Spherics in 3 books, a Commentary on the summaries of Theudas, *On Days and Nights [in] two [books], a Commentary on the Method of Archimedes, Specifications of Houses in three books,[2] Investigatory summaries, Astrological matters, *On Habitations.
Greek Original:
Θεοδόσιος, φιλόσοφος. ἔγραψε Σφαιρικὰ ἐν βιβλίοις γ#, Ὑπόμνημα εἰς τὰ Θευδᾶ κεφάλαια, Περὶ ἡμερῶν καὶ νυκτῶν δύο, Ὑπόμνημα εἰς τὸ Ἀρχιμήδους Ἐφόδιον, Διαγραφὰς οἰκιῶν ἐν βιβλίοις τρισί, Σκεπτικὰ κεφάλαια, Ἀστρολογικά, Περὶ οἰκήσεων.
Notes:
Fl.100 BCE; see generally OCD4 s.v. Theodosius(4) of Bithynia. Three of the works listed here (marked *) survive; others -- e.g. the commentary on Theudas (C2 CE) -- seem to have strayed in from the biography of another, later Theodosius.
[1] So by ancient classification; in the OCD and the TLG Canon he is an astronomer and mathematician.
[2] Perhaps the same as On Habitations, below.
Keywords: architecture; biography; mathematics; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 May 2006@05:20:34.
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Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 4 May 2006@00:47:40.
David Whitehead (augmented primary note) on 4 May 2006@03:47:59.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2012@06:23:04.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 2 January 2013@01:30:17.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@06:43:51.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 January 2015@00:47:17.

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