On the sizes and distances of the sun and moon. English

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Aristarchus, of Samos


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Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

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Greek text transliterated into the Roman Aphabet with other undocumented coding

OTA keywords

Academic dissertations

LC keywords

Astromony, Greek
Academic dissertations -- Greece -- B.C.

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Creation Date

310 BCE-230 BCE

Source Description

Transcribed from: Aristarchus of Samos, the ancient Copernicus : a history of Greek astonomy to Aristarchus, together with Aristarchus's Treatise on the size and distance of the sun and moon / a new Greek text with translation and notes by Sir Thomas Heath. -- Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1913.


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