of Samos, late 3rd century b.c, Greek astronomer.
of Samothrace, c216–144 b.c, Greek philologist and critic.
an extremely bright crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon: about 29 miles (47 km) in diameter from crest to crest.
Historical Examples

Like the measurements of Aristarchus and Eratosthenes, this calculation of Alhazen is simple enough in theory.
A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5) Henry Smith Williams

Even Skoropikin, you know, our immortal Aristarchus, rings his praises.
Virgin Soil Ivan S. Turgenev

Aristarchus—a ring-plain nearly thirty miles in diameter, the floor of which is 5000 feet below the surface level.
To Mars via The Moon Mark Wicks

You seem to have some trouble on your mind, Aristarchus; if so, you should share it with your friends.
The Memorabilia Xenophon

They would have quieted his mind, too, about the celebrated speech of Aristarchus.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845 Various

Aristarchus answered: Yes, Socrates, I am in sore straits indeed.
The Memorabilia Xenophon

It certainly accounts for the volcanic activity which has so often been supposed to be manifested by Aristarchus.
Myths and Marvels of Astronomy Richard A. Proctor

Aristarchus and Dionysius the Thracian say that he was an Athenian.
Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch

From Cape Heraclides to Aristarchus the distance in an air line was something over 300 miles.
Edison’s Conquest of Mars Garrett Putman Serviss

Others, such as Aristarchus, were spitted on their own critical signs of disapproval.
Adventures among Books Andrew Lang

a crater in the NE quadrant of the moon, having a diameter of about 37 kilometres, which is the brightest formation on the moon

best ruler, native of Thessalonica (Acts 20:4), a companion of Paul (Acts 19:29; 27:2). He was Paul’s “fellow-prisoner” at Rome (Col. 4:10; Philemon 1:24).


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