Hipparchus
I. biographical name died 514 B.C. tyrant of Athens (527-514) II. biographical name or Hipparchos flourished 146-127 B.C. Greek astronomer

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  • Hipparchus — (Greek polytonic|Ἵππαρχος; ca. 190 BC ndash; ca. 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician of the Hellenistic period.Hipparchus was born in Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey), and probably died on the island of Rhodes. He is known to… …   Wikipedia

  • Hipparchus — puede hacer referencia a: Hipparchus, astrónomo griego también conocido como Hiparco de Nicea. Hipparchus, cráter del planeta Marte. Hipparchus, cráter de La Luna. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hippárchus — Hippárchus, Sohn des Pisistratus, mit seinem Bruder Hippias (s.d.) Herrscher von Athen, 514 v. Chr. am Fest der Panathenäen aus Privatrache von Harmodius und Aristogiton ermordet …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hipparchus — [hi pär′kəs] 2d cent. B.C.; Gr. astronomer …   English World dictionary

  • Hipparchus — /hi pahr keuhs/, n. 1. died 514 B.C., tyrant of Athens 527 514. 2. c190 c125 B.C., Greek astronomer. * * * or Hipparchos born , Nicaea, Bithynia died after 127 BC, Rhodes? Greek astronomer and mathematician. He discovered the precession of the… …   Universalium

  • Hipparchus — (c. 170 bc–c. 120 bc) Greek astronomer and geographer Born at Nicaea, which is now in Turkey, Hipparchus (hi par kus) worked in Rhodes, where he built an observatory, and in Alexandria. None of his works has survived but many of them were… …   Scientists

  • HIPPARCHUS — I. HIPPARCHUS Dux Atheniensium, coniurans contra Heraclidem Demetrii praesidem, Athenas frenantem; occisus ab eodem detectâ per Hieroclem coniuratione. Polyaen. l. 5. II. HIPPARCHUS Nicaeus Astrologus, scripsit de Arati Phaenomenis, de stellis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Hipparchus — noun An ancient Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician …   Wiktionary

  • HIPPARCHUS —    ancient astronomer, born at Nicæa; flourished in the 2nd century B.C.; discovered among other things the precession of the equinoxes, determined the place of the equinox, and catalogued 1000 fixed stars …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Hipparchus — Hip•par•chus [[t]hɪˈpɑr kəs[/t]] n. 1) anh big died 514 b.c., tyrant of Athens 527–514 2) big c190–c125 b.c., Greek astronomer …   From formal English to slang

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