Eudoxus of Cnidus

408 BC - 355 BC


Eudoxus was a Greek mathematician and astronomer who contributed to Euclid's Elements. He mapped the stars and compiled a map of the known world. His philosophy influenced Aristotle.
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List of References (32 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Eudoxus
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Lunar featuresCrater Eudoxus


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  1. G Don Allen
  2. Simon Fraser University

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