Eratosthenes - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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of Cyrene - a philosopher and polymath, 3rd century B.C.
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The birth of Eratosthenes of Cyrene.
Eratosthenes is summoned to Alexandria by Ptolemy, who makes him
and his followers Diphilus, Eratosthenes, Miltiades, and Satyrus.
The floruit of Eratosthenes.
Eratosthenes measures the circumference of the earth.
Eratosthenes designs an instrument to solve a mathematical problem
General comments on the character and learning of Eratosthenes.
The death of Eratosthenes.
from the latter. Eratosthenes and Pherecydes and Apollodo
the will invalid." And Eratosthenes says, in the first
re. At all events, Eratosthenes of Cyrene, who was a pupil
the wall of pleasure, as Eratosthenes somewhere or other
[from this year]. [Ol. 138.3] Eratosthenes was in his pri
as we are informed by Eratosthenes, in the eighth book
also competed in the boxing. Eratosthenes in .... of the
with the Chronicles of Eratosthenes, corresponds to the
141.3 .  [1802 in Ar.] Eratosthenes was in his pri
the grammarians, Eratosthenes, son of Aglaus, of Cyrene,
dides [ 1.112'5 ] and by Eratosthenes in book 9 and by The
tasted it he died. Eratosthenes is of another opinion, tha
many others, including Eratosthenes, said that there wer
the earth; but those of Eratosthenes and Poseidonius are
is twice its width, and Eratosthenes said that it is more
was succeeded by Eratosthenes, after whom came Aristopha
The king entrusted Eratosthenes, a contemporary of Callima
of Croton - victor in the stadion race at the Olympic Games, 576 B.C.
51st [576 B.C.] - Eratosthenes of Croton, stadion race
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