-0624 – Thales – bio

Thales was a Greek philosopher born around -0624. He may have been the first documented Greek mathematician and did a lot of work with geometry which seems to have been passed on through Anaximander to Pythagoras. Thales was one of the first Greek philosophers to attempt to explain how things work without invoking the gods of Greek mythology.

PRECURSOR:

CONCURRENT:
-0610 Anaximander

SUBSEQUENT:
-0575 – Pythagoras
-0469 – Socrates
-0460 – Hippocrates
-0385 – Aristotle
-0325 – Euclid

0411 – Proculus

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