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Cleomedes

Cleomedes (klēˌōmēˈdēz, klēˌə–) [key], fl. 2d cent., Greek astronomer. In a treatise on the circular theory of heavenly bodies, he recorded several hypotheses, e.g., the earth's spherical form and the moon's revolutions, which were established by later scientists.

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