The End of Greek Mathematics
Hipparchus (180–125 B.C.) came from Nicaea, the town near present-day Istanbul, which was to be the site of the great pro-monotheistic council of 325 A.D. Hipparchus was an astronomer. He calculated the duration of the year to within 6 minutes.
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