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Greek Astronomy

by Sir Thomas L. Heath

Greek Astronomy Synopsis

CLASSIC STUDY TOOK PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE FROM EGYPTIANS AND BABYLONIANS AND COMBINED THIS WITH THEIR GENIUS OF MATHEMATICS TO FORM BASIC ASTRONOMICAL STUDIES AND THEORIES. MANY STILL VALID TODAY. PYTHAGORAS, PLATO, HERACLIDES OF PONTUS, HIPPARCHUS AND OTHERS. SPHERICAL EARTH, ROTATION OF THE PLANETS, A CATALOGUE OF FIXED STARS.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781861187895
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: Sir Thomas L. Heath
Publisher: Third Millennium Press Ltd.
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Astronomy, space & time, History of science,

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