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Apollonius of Perga (Appolonius Pergaeus)

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Born: 262 AD
Died: 190 AD.

Nationality: Greek
Categories: Mathematicians

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262 BC - Born in circa, some 25 years after Archimedes in Greece. 247-205 - He flourished in the reigns of Ptolemy Euergetes and Ptolemy Philopator.             - His treatise on conics earned him fame as "The Great Geometer", an achievement that has assured his fame ever since. 190 BC - Died this circa.

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