A story by Appolonius tells the legend of Jason and his band of heroes. These men search the world for a ram that has gOlden fleece.
Wrote many short poems about the beauty of nature.
a doctor who began to seperate medicine from religion. Pioneer in medical science. Stressed that it was important to examine the body to examine and look at a patients symptoms to found out why he was ill.
Founded a philosophy known as Epicureanism.
Philosophy where the only way to seek full happiness was to seek out pleasure.
Founded philosophy of stoicism.
a philosophy where it was studied that happiness from following reason, not emotion, and doing your duty.
people who study stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies.
An astronomer from Samos that claimed that the sun was the center of the universe and the Earth revolved around it.
In charge of library in Alexandria. Concluded that the Earth was round. He also used his knowledge to measure Earth's circumference. He was also an astronomer.
Probably the most famous mathematician. His best known book "Elements" describes Plane Geometry
The most famous scientist of The Hellenistic Era. He worked on Solid Geometry and figured out the value of pi (3.14 so on). Last he invented the catapult. He died during a war of Syracuse and Rome.