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Hipparchus

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Hipparchus of Nicaea was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician. He is considered the founder of trigonometry but is most famous for his ...

Hipparchus biography - MacTutor History of Mathematics

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Little is known of Hipparchus's life, but he is known to have been born in Nicaea in Bithynia. The town of Nicaea is now called Iznik and is situated in ...

Starry Messenger: Hipparchus Biography

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Hipparchus was born in Nicaea in Bithynia, but spent much of his life in Rhodes. He is generally considered to be one of the most influential astronomers of ...

Hipparchus of Nicea - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Apr 2, 2013 ... Hipparchus of Nicea (190 BCE - 120 BCE) was an ancient Greek mathematician, astronomer and geographer, regarded by many historians as ...

Hipparchus - Crystalinks

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Hipparchus (ca. 190 BC - ca. 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician. He was born in Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey) and probably died ...

Hipparchus, Greek astronomer - Infoplease

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Hipparchus. Hipparchus, fl. 2d cent. B.C., Greek astronomer, b. Nicaea, Bithynia. He is the first systematic astronomer of whom there are records. He made his ...

Hipparchus of Rhodes - Space/Astronomy - About.com

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Dec 31, 2015 ... Hipparchus of Rhodes is considered the greatest astronomical observer in early human history. He made many advances in geography and ...

Who was Hipparchus? - Greek Astronomy and Trigonometry - Quatr.us

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For the same reason, Hipparchus may have been behind the construction of the Antikythera Mechanism built in Rhodes about this time: it's a clockwork machine ...

Hipparchus - Mathematician Biography, Facts and Pictures

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Not much is known about Hipparchus's life however it is deduced that his place of birth was Nicaea in Bithynia which is modern day Turkey. Though being one of ...

Hipparchus Facts - Biography - YourDictionary

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Born at Nicaea in Bithynia, Hipparchus studied astronomy, perhaps under Theodosius, and made some of his early observations in his native city. From at least ...

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Hipparchus | Greek astronomer | Britannica.com

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Hipparchus, also spelled Hipparchos (born , Nicaea, Bithynia [now Iznik, Turkey] —died after 127 bc , Rhodes?) Greek astronomer and mathematician who made  ...

Hipparchus - University of Oregon

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Hipparchus carried out his observations in Bithynia, at Rhodes, where he spent much time, and also, it seems, at Alexandria. The year 127 BC is usually cited as  ...

Hipparchus the Astronomer

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Hipparchus of Rhodes (called also Hipparchus of Nicaea or Hipparchus of Bithynia) (c. 190 – 120 BC) is one of the greatest astronomers of all times. He was ...