This person was a great scientist and mathematician who created mechanics and hydrostatics and made contributions to astronomy, geometry, trigonometry, and numeration. This person also provided some insights regarding calculus.
King Hiero II
This person ruled Syracuse and enjoyed discussing deep problems with a friend who was also his relation.
This person was an astronomer.
This person was an astronomer and mathematician from Alexandria.
Conon of Samos
This person taught in Alexandria.
This person became the head of the Alexandrian library and measured the circumference and tilt of the earth as well as the size and distance of the sun and moon.
This person ruled Syracuse briefly after his grandfather died.
This person murdered a king and took his throne.
This person was a Roman general.
This person was a Roman historian.
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