Thales

(c. 624-c. 547 BC) Greek philosopher and scientist. He made advances in geometry, predicted an eclipse of the Sun in 585 BC, and, as a philosophical materialist, theorized that water was the first principle of all...
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Thales

[painter] Thales of Sicyon, was an ancient Greek painter who is mentioned with the epithet megalophyes, genius by Diogenes Laertius (i. 38), on the authority of Demetrius Magnes. In the same passage, Diogenes speaks of another Thales, as mentioned in the work of Duris on painting ; and it may be presumed, therefore, that this Thales was a p...
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Thales

6th Cent. B.C., of the Milesian School of Greek Philosophy, is said to have predicted the eclipse of 585; had probably been to Egypt and was proficient in mathematics and physics. Thales, along with the other cosmological thinkers of the Ionian school, presupposed a single elementary cosmic matter at the base of the transformations of nature and d....
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Thales

Greek philosopher and scientist. He made advances in geometry, predicted an eclipse of the Sun in 585 BC, and, as a philosophical materialist, theorized that water was the first principle of all things. He speculated that the Earth floated on water, and so proposed an explanation for earthquakes. He lived in Miletus in Asia Minor
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Thales

639-546 B.C., studied in Egypt and left nother in writing, but is said to have predicted an eclips w
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