- 5th century bc Greek philosopher, who originated the atomist theory of matter, developed by his disciple, Democritus
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Their names often signified some quality of a horse; as Leucippus, a white horse, &c.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
In his physical theories Epicurus followed Leucippus and Democritus.Christianity and Greek Philosophy
Benjamin Franklin Cocker
The melancholy bearing of Leucippus had touched her with pity.
And here she challenged Leucippus before his father to speak the worst of her.
Epicurus accepted the theory of Leucippus, and applied it all round.Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley