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Heraclitus

Born: 5400 AD
Died: 4800 AD
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535 – Heraclitus was born.

 

– Diogenes also tells us that he deposited his book as a dedication in the great temple of Artemis, the Artemesium, one of the largest temples of the 6th century BCE.

 

– He disagreed with Thales, Anaximander, and Pythagoras about the nature of the ultimate substance, and instead claimed that the nature of everything is change itself.

 

475 – his eventual death from illness, including his supposed attempt to stave off death using dung and ignoring doctors.