Thales

@article{Dicks1959Thales,
  title={Thales},
  author={D. R. Dicks},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  year={1959},
  volume={9},
  pages={294 - 309}
}
  • D. R. Dicks
  • Published 1 November 1959
  • History
  • The Classical Quarterly
The Greeks attributed to Thales a great many discoveries and achievements. Few, if any, of these can be said to rest on thoroughly reliable testimony, most of them being the ascriptions of commentators and compilers who lived anything from 700 to 1,000 years after his death—a period of time equivalent to that between William the Conqueror and the present day. Inevitably there ilso accumulated round the name of Thales, as round that of Pythagoras (the two being often confused), a number of… 

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145 f. which our knowledge of Thales is based