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Eratosthenes" Geography

Eratosthenes

Eratosthenes" Geography

by Eratosthenes

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography, Ancient -- Early works to 1800,
  • Physical geography -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesGeography
    Statementfragments collected and translated, with commentary and additional material, by Duane W. Roller.
    GenreEarly works to 1800
    ContributionsRoller, Duane W., Strabo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG87 .E6 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23397654M
    ISBN 109780691142678
    LC Control Number2009022155
    OCLC/WorldCa373055686

    Eratosthenes was educated in philosophy and mathematics in Athens. We do not know what he looked like. The image above is from a painting by Bernardo Strozzi in the year , nineteen centuries after the era of Eratosthenes. It shows Eratosthenes teaching geography, the academic discipline he . Eratosthenes of Cyrene (/ ɛr ə ˈ t ɒ s θ ə n iː z /; Greek: Ἐρατοσθένης, IPA: [eratostʰénɛːs]; c. BC – c. / BC) was a Greek mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and music was a man of learning, becoming the chief librarian at the Library of invented the discipline of geography, including the terminology used today.

    Another book written by Eratosthenes was On means and, although it is now lost, it is mentioned by Pappus as one of the great books of geometry. In the field of geodesy, however, Eratosthenes will always be remembered for his measurements of the Earth. Eratosthenes made a surprisingly accurate measurement of the circumference of the Earth. Eratosthenes of Cyrene ( – BC) was a 3rd century BC Greek mathematician, geographer and was head of the Library of Alexandria from BC until his death: this was the most important library of the ancient world.. According to the Suda, his contemporaries nicknamed him Beta, (the second letter of the Greek alphabet), because he was the second best in the world in almost.

    IN the Third Book of his Geography Eratosthenes furnishes us with a chart of the habitable earth. This he divides into two portions, by a line running from east to west parallel to the equator. He makes the Pillars of Hercules the boundary of this line to the west, and to the east the farthest ridges of those mountains which bound India on the. Also known as Eratosthenes of Cyrene ( BC BC) was a Greek theorist, mathematician, geographer, astronomer and poet.. Eratosthenes is the author of /5.


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There are pages; the coat of arms displayed are in honor of Louis XIII of France. The Geographica (Ancient Greek: Γεωγραφικά Geōgraphiká), or Geography, is an encyclopedia of geographical knowledge, consisting of 17 'books', written in Greek and attributed to Strabo, an educated citizen of the Roman Empire of Greek descent.

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