Hippasus of Metapontum was a Pythagorean philosopher. Little is known about
his life or his ... Aristotle speaks of Hippasus as holding the element of fire to be
the cause of all things; and Sextus ...
Died: c. 275 BC Location of death: Alexandria, Egypt Cause of death: unspecified
... Euclid was a Greek mathematician three centuries before Christ, who taught ...
Since there are very few historical references to the Greek mathematician
Euclid's life, the circumstances and even the exact year of his death are unknown
Then he sent the king to study. In his time he was thought of as being too
thorough. Now, in our time, we think he wasn't thorough enough. Euclid died in
For this reason, Hypatia was a fortunate child. ... observations of the stars, as well
as an analysis of her father's edition of Euclid's "Elements. ... So, in March 415,
Cyril convinced a mob of religious fanatics that the death of Hypatia would bring ...
Died, Approximately 260 B.C.. There are no known records of the exact date or
place of Euclid's birth, and little is known about his personal life. We do .... I said
to myself, What do I do when I demonstrate more than when I reason or prove?
Aug 6, 2000 ... Eu)klei/dou Stoixei~a, Euclid's Elements, the classical textbook in geometry, ...
called, is not calculation but an exercise in reason, and Euclid does it with words.
... in 322, a year after the death of Alexander, or soon afterwards.
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240 bc, Perga, Pamphylia, Anatolia—died c. ... As a youth, Apollonius studied in
Alexandria (under the pupils of Euclid, according to Pappus) and subsequently ...
Euclid was one of the most well-known scholars who lived in Alexandria prior to
... Before his death in 216 BC, Hiero set Archimedes to work, strengthening the ...