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Aristarchus1 British & World English

(3rd century bc), Greek astronomer; known as Aristarchus of Samos. Founder of an important school of Hellenic astronomy, he was aware of the rotation of the earth around the sun and so was able to account for the seasons

Aristarchus2 British & World English

(Circa 217–145 bc), Greek scholar; known as Aristarchus of Samothrace. The librarian at Alexandria, he is noted for his editions of the writings of Homer and other Greek authors

Aristarchus of Samos in Aristarchus1 British & World English

(3rd century bc), Greek astronomer; known as Aristarchus of Samos. Founder of an important school of Hellenic astronomy, he was aware of the rotation of the earth around the sun and so was able to account for the seasons

Aristarchus of Samothrace in Aristarchus2 British & World English

(Circa 217–145 bc), Greek scholar; known as Aristarchus of Samothrace. The librarian at Alexandria, he is noted for his editions of the writings of Homer and other Greek authors