Posidonius of Rhodes

135 BC - 51 BC

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Posidonius was a Greek philosopher, astronomer and mathematician. He followed the Stoic doctrine and attemped to estimate the size of the Sun and moon.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

A Poster of Posidonius

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