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Heracleides

Heraclides of Pontus

noun
  1. ?390–?322 bc, Greek astronomer and philosopher: the first to state that the earth rotates on its axis
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Historical Examples of heracleides

  • Of this ambush the leader was Heracleides the son of Ibanollis, a man of Mylasa.

    The History Of Herodotus

    Herodotus

  • With this answer Heracleides returned and told the king everything.

  • If it did exist, it was of no value to Ephorus, Heracleides, and the author of the Hipparchus.

  • According to Heracleides, the inundation took place in his time, and during the night.

  • Dion himself was soon after supplanted by the intrigues of Heracleides, and again banished.