Heaven and Earth in Ancient Greek Cosmology: From Thales to Heraclides Ponticus

  title={Heaven and Earth in Ancient Greek Cosmology: From Thales to Heraclides Ponticus},
  author={Dirk L. Couprie},
The Archaic World-Picture.- Archaic Astronomical Instruments.- How Thales Was Able to Predict the Solar Eclipse of 28 May 585 B.C..- The Shape of the Earth According to Thales.- The Riddle of the Celestial Axis.- The First Map of the Earth.- Anaximander, and the Discovery of Space.- Anaximander, A Survey of his Ideas.- The Discovery of Space: Anaximander's Cosmology.- Anaximander's Numbers: The Dimensions of the Universe.- The Visualization of Anaximander's World-Picture.- Bellows or Lightning… Expand
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