EUDOXUS OF CNIDUS

EUDOXUS OF CNIDUS
   a Grecian astronomer, was a pupil of Plato, and afterwards studied in Egypt; said to have introduced a 365½ day year into Greece; flourished in the 4th century B.C.

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  • Eudoxus (lunar crater) — lunar crater data latitude=48.7 N or S=N longitude=10.6 E or W=E diameter=37 km depth=3.4 km colong=344 eponym=Eudoxus of CnidusEudoxus is a prominent lunar impact crater that lies to the east of the northern tip of the Montes Caucasus range. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Cnidus — Cnidean, adj. /nuy deuhs/, n. an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Caria: the Athenians defeated the Spartans in a naval battle near here 394 B.C. * * * Ancient Greek coastal city, southwestern Anatolia. An important commercial centre and the… …   Universalium

  • Eudoxos von Cnidus — Eudoxos von Knidos (* 410 oder 408 v. Chr. in Cnidus, Kleinasien; † 355 oder 347 v. Chr. in Cnidus, Kleinasien) war ein griechischer Mathematiker, Astronom, Geograph und Arzt. Er war Schüler des Archytas und hatte mit Platon enge… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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