Conon conon of samos is said to have served as court astronomer to Ptolemy III (alsoknown as Ptolemy Euergetes) in Alexandria, see for example 1 and 2. http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Conon.html
Extractions: Version for printing Conon of Samos is said to have served as court astronomer to Ptolemy III (also known as Ptolemy Euergetes) in Alexandria, see for example  and . However, Neugebauer  claims that:- It is only a modern invention to make Conon a 'court astronomer'; no such rank existed in Ptolemaic Egypt... Conon is remembered particularly for Callimachus's poem Berenice's Lock about the constellation Coma Berenices. It may be as a result of this poem that Conon is well known to Virgil and Propertius The story of the constellation Coma Berenices is that Queen Berenice II, the wife of Ptolemy Euergetes, swore a vow that she would dedicate a lock of her hair to the temple if her husband returned victorious from the Third Syrian War. The war was fought by Ptolemy Euergetes to avenge the murder of his sister in Syria. When he returned victorious in 245 BC, Berenice cut off the lock of her hair and placed it in the temple. The following day the lock of hair had vanished and Conon declared that he could see it in the stars between Virgo, Leo and Bootes. From that time on the constellation has been known as Coma Berenices. Conon was a lifelong friend of Archimedes and the two exchanged mathematical ideas.
Conon Biography of conon of samos (BCBC) http://tmsyn.wc.ask.com/r?t=an&s=hb&uid=24312681243126812&sid=343126
References For Conon GL Geison, Did conon of samos transmit Babylonian observations, Isis (3) (193)58 (1967), 398401. TL Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics (2 Vols. http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/References/Conon.html
Conon Of Samos -- Encyclopædia Britannica conon of samos mathematician and astronomer whose work on conic sections (curvesof the intersections of a right circular cone with a plane) served as the http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?tocId=9025907
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TMTh:: CONON OF SAMOS conon of samos (fl. 3rd century BC). Life Conon lived mostly in Alexandria, wherehe was court astronomer to Ptolemy III Euergetes. http://www.tmth.edu.gr/en/aet/3/27.html
Extractions: Conon lived mostly in Alexandria, where he was court astronomer to Ptolemy III Euergetes. He succeeded Euclid at the Alexandrian School. Although he is chiefly known as an astronomer and astro-meteorologist, he also worked on many mathematical problems with Archimedes, who had been a student of his. He is cited by Apollonius of Perga and Pappus. He discovered the Spiral of Archimedes, a curve that was used extensively by Archimedes in some of his mathematical investigations. Conon discovered the constellation which he called Coma Berenices ("Berenice's Hair"), thus immortalising Ptolemy's wife, Queen Berenice, and her luxuriant tresses. Callimachus wrote a poem under this title, which was translated into Latin by Catullus.
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TMTh:: ARCHIMEDES OF SYRACUSE He studied at Alexandria, in Egypt, where he met Euclid s successors Eratosthenesand Dositheus; he was also a friend and associate of conon of samos. http://www.tmth.edu.gr/en/aet/1/13.html
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Extractions: Over US$145,000 has been donated since the drive began on 19 August. Thank you for your generosity! Conon of Samos (circa 280 BC - circa: 220 BC ) was a Greek mathematician and astronomer Conon was born on Samos Ionia and possibly died in Alexandria Ptolemaic Egypt edit Retrieved from " http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conon_of_Samos Categories 280 BC births 220 BC deaths Views Personal tools Navigation Search Toolbox In other languages SlovenÅ¡Äina This page was last modified 21:56, 3 July 2005. All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (see for details).
Extractions: Over US$145,000 has been donated since the drive began on 19 August. Thank you for your generosity! This an alphabetical list of ancient Greeks . These include ethnic Greeks and Greek language speakers from Greece and the Mediterranean world up to about 200 AD. Contents: Top A B C ... edit Acacius of Caesarea - bishop of Caesarea Acestorides - tyrant of Syracuse Achaeus - general Achaeus of Eretria - poet Achermus - sculptor Achilles Tatius - writer Acron - writer Acrotatus - King of Sparta Acusilaus - scholar Adeimantus - Corinthian general Adrianus - sophist Aedesius - philosopher Aeimnestus - Spartan soldier Aelianus Tacticus - military writer Aelius Aristides - orator and writer Aeneas Tacticus - writer Aenesidemus - Sceptic philosopher Aeropus I of Macedon - king Aeropus II of Macedon - king Aeschines Socraticus - Socratic philosopher Aeschines - Athenian orator Aeschylus - playwright Aesop - author of fables Aetion - painter Aetius - philosopher Agarista - two; wife of Megacles, mother of Pericles
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Archimedes the form of correspondence with the principal mathematicians of his time,including the Alexandrian scholars conon of samos and Eratosthenes of Cyrene. http://www.crystalinks.com/archimedes.html
Extractions: Archimedes was a famous mathematician whose theorems and philosophies became world known. He gained a reputation in his own time which few other mathematicians of this period achieved. He is considered by most historians of mathematics as one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. He discovered pi. Most of the facts about his life come from a biography about the Roman soldier Marcellus written by the Roman biographer Plutarch. According to Plutarch, Archimedes had so low an opinion of the kind of practical invention at which he excelled and to which he owed his contemporary fame that he left no written work on such subjects. While it is true thatapart from a dubious reference to a treatise, On Sphere-Making - all of his known works were of a theoretical character, nevertheless his interest in mechanics deeply influenced his mathematical thinking. Not only did he write works on theoretical mechanics and hydrostatics, but his treatise Method Concerning Mechanical Theorems shows that he used mechanical reasoning as a heuristic device for the discovery of new mathematical theorems. He was best known for his discovery of the relation between the surface and volume of a sphere and its circumscribing cylinder, for hisformulation of a hydrostatic principle Archimedes' principle and for inventing the Archimedes screw (a device for raising water).
Ancient Greeks On The Moon In the Appennines mounts, from the Conon crater to south direction conon of samos (c.260 BC) Astronomer. DEMOCRITUS crater 35 km diameter http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Moon.htm
Extractions: Ancient Greeks on the Moon Apollo Belvedere on an Apollo 17 mission patch of the last and most successful mission to the Moon in December 1972 Craters on the moon named after ancient Greeks. The area of these craters combined is larger than that of the area of Modern Greece!! ( In a few decades I guess it will be possible to visit the Moon with the Chinese and maybe the European space travel agency, so buy some land there before the moon is completely sold ! ) AGATHARCHIDES crater
The Library Of Alexandria Others who visited Alexandria conon of samos, Eratosthenes of Cyrene, Archimedesof Syracuse, Apollonius of Perge. They influenced Ktesibios (Ctesibius) http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Library.htm
Extractions: In Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" the job of firemen is to burn books. Some men and women memorize the content of important books ( like in Homer's time) hoping that in the future the state will again allow these books to be printed. The Bibliotheke or Library of Alexandria Michael Lahanas Die Bibliothek von Alexandrien ...I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. Jorge Luis Borges Poema de los Dones, from El Hacedor Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the site of the Library of Alexandria, often described as the world's first major seat of learning. A Polish-Egyptian team has excavated parts of the Bruchion region of the Mediterranean city and discovered what look like lecture halls or auditoria. Two thousand years ago, the library housed works by the greatest thinkers and writers of the ancient world. Many works were later destroyed in a fire. For example from the 90 plays of Aeschylus we know only 7 in complete form. Announcing their discovery at a conference being held at the University of California, Zahi Hawass, president of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the 13 lecture halls uncovered could house as many as 5,000 students in total. A conspicuous feature of the rooms, he said, was a central elevated podium for the lecturer to stand on. See: BBC News BIBLIOTHEKE biblioqhkh , or apoqhkh bibliwn ), primarily, the place where a collection of books was kept; secondarily, the collection itself (Festus, s.v.). Little as the states of antiquity dealt with the instruction of the people, public collections of books appear to have been very ancient. That of Peisistratus was intended for public use (Gell.vii.17;Athen. i. p3); it was subsequently removed to Persia by Xerxes. About the same time