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Eratosthenes

Syllabification: Er·a·tos·the·nes
Pronunciation: /ˌerəˈtäsTHəˌnēz
 
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  • (Circa 275–194 bc), Greek scholar, geographer, and astronomer. The first systematic geographer of antiquity, he accurately calculated the circumference of the earth.

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