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Zeno of Elea

Zeno of Elea (about 0490 BC - about 0425 BC)

* about  0490 BC, † about  0425 BC

Zeno of Elea was born about 490 BC in Elea, Lucania (now southern Italy). Zeno of Elea was a Greek philosopher famous for posing so-called paradoxes which challenged mathematicians’ view of the real world for many centuries. Zeno of Elea died about 425 BC in Elea, Lucania (now southern Italy).

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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