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Hellenistic Culture

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The 3 kingdoms led to stability and major advancements in what 3 areas? Science, math and the Arts.
What is the definition of the Heliocentric Universe? It is a sun-centered universe.
What was the major achievement of Eratosthenes? He determined that the earth was round. He also calculated the Earth's circumference and was only 185 miles off the actual figure!
What was the major achievement of Aristarchus? He said the universe was a "sun centered" universe.
Was Archimedes a scientist, artist, or mathematician? Mathematician
What did Archimedes discover by taking a bath? He discovered SPECIFIC GRAVITY by observing the water displaced in his bath.
Archimedes made many discoveries in geometry. Name 3. He focused on spheres, cylinders, and he discovered Pi.
What were 3 war machines that Archimedes created? An advanced CATAPULT, possibly a HEAT RAY, and the GIANT CLAW
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