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Empedocles

Syllabification: Em·ped·o·cles
Pronunciation: /emˈpedəˌklēz
 
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Definition of Empedocles in English:

( Circa 493-circa 433 bc), Greek philosopher, born in Sicily. He taught that the universe is composed of fire, air, water, and earth, which mingle and separate under the influence of the opposing principles of Love and Strife.

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