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Aristarchus of Samos

Astronomer (c. 310 BC — c. 230 BC)


Thomas L. Heath. Aristarchus of Samos: The Ancient Copernicus. Oxford, England: Clarendon. 1913. 425pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.20)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.60)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.21)

  8. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.31)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.18)

  10. A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists (p.16)

  11. Who's Who in the Greek World (p.31)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.16)

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