Mathematician:Hippias of Elis

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Mathematician

Greek sophist who lectured on poetry, grammar, history, politics, mathematics, and much else.


Plato considered him vain and arrogant, which may have been an expression of professional jealousy.


Nationality

Greek


History

  • Born: about 460 BC in Elis, Peloponnese, Greece
  • Died: about 400 BC


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