Posidonius of Rhodes
135 BC  51 BC  Click the picture above  
Posidonius was a Greek philosopher, astronomer and mathematician. He followed the Stoic doctrine and attemped to estimate the size of the Sun and moon.  
Full MacTutor biography  [Version for printing]  
List of References (11 books/articles)
Mathematicians born in the same country

 
 
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