?390–?322 bc, Greek astronomer and philosopher: the first to state that the earth rotates on its axis
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How to use Heracleides in a sentence
Philip gave Heracleides a kind of problem to work out,—how to circumvent and destroy the Rhodian fleet.
When they were at the doors, and on the point of stepping in to dinner, they were met by a certain Heracleides, of Maronea .Anabasis | Xenophon
Of course to the mind of Heracleides this is all silly talk; since the one great object is to keep money by whatever means.Anabasis | Xenophon
Seizing on this pretext, Heracleides immediately began hiring mercenaries, and calling on some men of high position to assist him.
They understood the meaning of this theatrical exhibition, and made no secret of their distaste for Heracleides.