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HISTORY Ch18
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8th Grade
06/17/2017

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Aristotle

Definition
  • ¬†one of the greatest thinkers of all time
  • adapted and extended the geocentric theory
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Ptolemy
Definition
  • Planets have their own orbits while orbiting the Earth
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Pythagoras
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  • use Maths to prove the universe
  • developed the idea of Harmony
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Euclid
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  • studied the areas of shapes
  • formed the basis of geometry
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Hippocrates
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believed that doctors should observe many cases then make a conclusion
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Galen
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studies anatomy and dissection

believed the liver pumps blood to the body

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Gersonide
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an instrument that estimated the distance of objects in the sky
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