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Cleomedes (c. 2nd century AD)

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10.4324/9780415249126-A033-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A033-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Cleomedes was the author of On the Heavens, a Greek treatise on elementary astronomy surviving from a larger exposition of Stoic philosophy. Its account of measurements of the earth, and its applications of Stoic epistemology and philosophy of science, make it important evidence on poorly documented subjects.

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Todd, Robert B.. Cleomedes (c. 2nd century AD), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-A033-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/cleomedes-c-2nd-century-ad/v-1.
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