Autolycus of Pitane
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|Autolycus of Pitane (360 BC - unknown)|
* about 360 BC, † unknown
Autolycus of Pitane was born about 360 BC in Pitane, Aeolis, Asia Minor (now Turkey). Autolycus was a Greek astronomer and mathematician who wrote about the geometry of the sphere.
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This work is a derivative of:
 O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014