Person: Eudoxus Of Cnidus


Eudoxus Of Cnidus 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.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 408 BC, Cnidus (on Resadiye peninsula), Asia Minor (now Knidos, Turkey). Died 355 BC, Cnidus, Asia Minor (now Turkey).

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Analysis, Ancient Greek, Applied Maths, Astronomy, Geography, Geometry, Origin Turkey, Physics, Special Numbers And Numerals

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive