Greek Astronomy - Famous Astronomers of Antiquity

Famous Astronomers of Antiquity

In addition to the authors named in the article, the following list of people who worked on mathematical astronomy or cosmology may be of interest.

  • Anaxagoras
  • Archimedes
  • Archytas
  • Aristaeus
  • Aristillus
  • Conon of Samos
  • Democritus
  • Empedocles
  • Heraclides Ponticus
  • Hicetas
  • Hippocrates of Chios
  • Macrobius
  • Martianus Capella
  • Menelaus of Alexandria (Menelaus theorem)
  • Meton of Athens
  • Parmenides
  • Porphyry
  • Posidonius
  • Proclus
  • Thales
  • Theodosius of Bithynia

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