Heracleides


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Heracleides

(ˌhɛrəˈklaɪdiːz; ˈpɒntəs) or

Heraclides of Pontus

n
(Biography) ?390–?322 bc, Greek astronomer and philosopher: the first to state that the earth rotates on its axis
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The rest--the rest was dreams and vanities, this Syria--it seems another country, it's the land now of Heracleides, and Balas.
On Athenians as avid consumers of drama, see Heracleides, On the Greek Cities 1.
Elected [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] alongside Heracleides and Sicanius, (47) the Syracusan Hermocrates is analysing the causes of the defeat suffered at the hands of the Athenians.
The ancient astronomers Hiketas of Syracuse and Heracleides of Pontus first proposed that the Earth rotated on itself (de Santillana, 1947, p.
This positive evaluation of the poet is continued with the aid of several more witnesses, (5) drawn from the long tradition of Hellenistic Homeric scholarship, from the literary work of Aristotle, and even Heracleides Ponticus.
Also notable is the Dialogue with Heracleides, unusual ancient stenographic minutes of a cut-and-thrust debate on the Father-Son relationship.
The Greek biographer Plutarch notes, "The news of the Battle of Marathon was brought back by Thersippos of Eroiades, according to Heracleides Ponticus.
These terms are best explained in as extended example(44) that Nestorius offered in his Bazaar of Heracleides an example that sums up how the terms are closely interrelated to one another, and how they fit in well with those fragments where Theodore has employed four of these terms.