Visual Timeline: Greek Science

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585 BCE: Time in which Thales of Miletus lived.
 
585 BCE - 528 BCE: Time in which Anaximenes of Miletus lived.
 
 
585 BCE: A battle between Media and Lydia broke off immediately as a result a total eclipse of the sun and the two armies made peace. The eclipse was successfully predicted by Thales of Miletus.
 
571 BCE - 497 BCE: Life of Pythagoras of Samos.
 
 
384 BCE - 322 BCE: Life of Aristotle.
 
 
310 BCE - 290 BCE: Life of Greek astronomer and mathematician Aristarchus of Samos.
 
287 BCE - 212 BCE: Life of Archimedes, physician, mathematician and engineer.
 
 
190 BCE - 120 BCE: Life of Hipparchus of Nicea, an ancient Greek mathematician, astronomer and geographer, regarded by many historians as a scientist of the highest quality and possibly the greatest astronomical genius among ancient Greeks.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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