500?–428 b.c, Greek philosopher.
Historical Examples

And it is certainly in this way that Anaxagoras uses the terms.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

Now, Anaxagoras had never heard of the true God, the God whom we worship.
The Story of the Greeks H. A. Guerber

The particulars of the charge were that Anaxagoras said that the sun was a red-hot stone, and that the moon was made of earth.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

Anaxagoras retained his usual bland expression and meek dignity.
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

He postulated primitive Matter, identical with air and mingled with Mind, thus avoiding the dualism of Anaxagoras.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various

Ask the young noble, who has been to him as a father; and his response will be ‘Anaxagoras.’
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

Cleon arose, and said it was well known to the disciples of Anaxagoras, that he taught the existence of but one God.
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

“Marvellous, indeed, is the mystery of our being,” exclaimed Anaxagoras.
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

Then stooping down, he took Anaxagoras by the hand, and said affectionately, “Have you nothing to ask of your brother’s son?”
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

“The name of Socrates recalls Alcibiades to my mind,” rejoined Anaxagoras.
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

?500–428 bc, Greek philosopher who maintained that all things were composed of minute particles arranged by an eternal intelligence
Greek philosopher and astronomer who was the first to explain eclipses correctly. He also stated that all matter was composed of infinitesimally small particles, that the Sun and stars were glowing stones, and that the Moon took its light from the Sun.


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