biographical name circa 490-430 B.C. Greek philosopher & statesman

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  • Empédocles — de Agrigento (en griego Εμπεδοκλής) (Agrigento, 495 adC 435 adC), fue un filósofo y político democrático griego. Cuando perdió las elecciones fue desterrado y se dedicó a ser sabio. Empédocles propuso que el mundo esta compuesto por cuatro… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Empedocles — [em ped′ə klēz΄] 495? 435? B.C.; Gr. philosopher & poet …   English World dictionary

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  • Empedocles — /em ped euh kleez /, n. c490 c430 B.C., Greek philosopher and statesman. * * * born с 490, Acragas, Sicily died 430 BC, the Peloponnese Greek philosopher, statesman, poet, and physiologist. All that remains of his writings are 500 lines from two… …   Universalium

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