Geminus

about 10 BC - about 60


Geminus was a Stoic philosopher who wrote a number of astronomy texts including the influential Isagoge or Introduction to Astronomy. He attempted to prove Euclid's parallel postulate from the other axioms.
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List of References (7 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Simplicius on astronomy and physics

Honours awarded to Geminus
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Lunar featuresCrater Geminus


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