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 Datca info: Sights and Trips in and around Cnidus (Turkey)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cnidus possessed power and wealth, which was documented by erection of a Treasure Chamber in the Delphi Apollo sanctuary.
Some of those who lived and worked at Cnidus are the famous mathematician and philosopher Eudoxos, the sculptor Praxiteles, Skopas and Bryaxis and the architect Sostrates, the designer of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
The importance and size of the city of Cnidus, also known as an ancient medical centre, is confirmed by the size of the lower amphitheatre with seating for 8.000 spectators.
www.datcainfo.com /2art_culture/eng_artcultures_cnidus.html   (308 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Eudoxus (of Cnidus)
Eudoxus (of Cnidus) (408-355 bc), Greek astronomer and mathematician, who made important contributions to the field of geometry and who proposed the...
In the 4th century bc Eudoxus of Cnidus introduced the notion of magnitude as a ratio rather than an exact number for dealing with entities such as...
Cnidus, city of Caria, an ancient country in Asia Minor, located on the Aegean Sea, in what is now southwestern Turkey.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Eudoxus_(of_Cnidus).html   (110 words)

  
 Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Classical city of Cnidus (or Knidos, if you prefer a Greek to a Latin spelling) is situated at the end of a long and narrow peninsula projecting into the Aegean sea from the coast of south-west Turkey.
Cnidus is just a day's sail away from Mausolus' capital at Halicarnassus, which was similarly developed at this time.
In its heyday Cnidus boasted four stone-built theatres, a number of fine temples, substantial private houses, a vast cemetery, massive fortifications and two harbours - one military with a great chain suspended across its entrance, and the other commercial.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk /gr/grreexc.html   (2594 words)

  
 Cnidus
The members of the confederacy, aside from Cnidus, included three cities of the island of Rhodes : Lindus, Ialysus and Camirus, plus Cos on the island of the same name and Halicarnassus on the mainland north of Cos.
Cnidus was the location of a famed school of medicine that was surpassed only by that of Cos (birthplace of Hippocrates).
Cnidus was also the birthplace of Eudoxus, a pupil of Plato at the Academy who became one of the brightest mathematicians of ancient Greece.
plato-dialogues.org /tools/loc/cnidus.htm   (537 words)

  
 CNIDUS in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE (Bible History Online)
Though Cnidus was in Caria, it held the rank of a free city.
The ruins of Cnidus are the only objects of interest on the long peninsula, and as they may be reached by land only with great difficulty, few travelers have visited them; they may, however, be reached more easily by boat.
The ruins of Cnidus are unusually interesting, for the entire plan of the city may easily be traced.
www.bible-history.com /isbe/C/CNIDUS   (371 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Cnidus (Ancient History, Greece) - Encyclopedia
Cnidus or Cnidos[both: nI´dus] Pronunciation Key, ancient Greek city of Caria, SW Asia Minor, on Cape Krio, in present SW Asian Turkey.
It was partly on the peninsula and partly on an island that had been created by cutting through the peninsula.
B.C. Cnidus retained its importance in Roman times and is mentioned in the Bible (Acts 27.7; 1 Mac.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Cnidus.html   (231 words)

  
 Ctesias of Cnidus
Ctesias of Cnidus: Greek physician who stayed at the court of the Persian king Artaxerxes II Mnemon from 404 to 398/397.
He was the son of Ctesiarchus or Ctesiochus, from Cnidus.
All sources agree that Ctesias was born in the Carian town Cnidus, a town in the extreme southwest of modern Turkey.
www.livius.org /ct-cz/ctesias/ctesias.htm   (2446 words)

  
 Ctesias -- Ctesias van Cnidus (of kortweg Ctesias) was een historicus en dok...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ctesias -- Ctesias van Cnidus (of kortweg Ctesias) was een historicus en dok...
Ctesias van Cnidus (of kortweg Ctesias) was een historicus en dokter uit de Carische stad Cnidus, die leefde in de 5de eeuw v.
In het eerste deel van zijn leven was hij de persoonlijke dokter van Artaxerxes II: hij was bijvoorbeeld mee op de veldtocht van Artaxerxes tegen Cyrus de Jongere in 401 v.
ctesias.nl.tracking24.net   (85 words)

  
 Praxiteles Aphrodite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Aphrodite of Cnidus (Knidos) by Praxiteles (c.350 BC) is the first monumental female nude in classical sculpture.
A Roman copy, it is not thought to match the polished beauty of the original, which was destroyed in a disastrous fire at Constantinople in AD 475.
Rather than Aphrodite being surprised at her bath, embarassed and ashamed, Havelock demonstrates that the nudity of the goddess signifies her divine birth from the sea and her role at Cnidus as Aphrodite Euploia ("fair voyage"), protectress of seafarers.
itsa.ucsf.edu /~snlrc/encyclopaedia_romana/greece/hetairai/aphrodite.html   (1203 words)

  
 Cnidus, Cnidos - once wellknown for the naked Aphrodite
The Dorian Hexapolis (six cities) in Caria embraced the cities of Camirus, Lindus, Ialysus, Cos, Cnidus and Halicarnassus.
The cult center of the league was the Temple of Triopian Apollo at Deveboynu near Cnidus.
No drapery conceals her beauty, nor is any part hidden except that which is covered unconsciously as it were by the left hand.
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 Cnidus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Positioned on a peninsula that projected as an obstacle from the coastline between Cos and Rhodes, the port of Cnidus helped service the maritime traffic of southwest Asia Minor in antiquity.
The peninsula was known in antiquity for the defeat of the Spartan navy in 394 BCE at the hands of the Athenian admiral Conon (commanding a Persian fleet).
Paul’s struggling boat from Alexandria, Egypt (he was under custody and bound for Rome) came over against Cnidus in the journey.
www.ctsp.co.il /LBS%20pages/LBS_cnidus.htm   (98 words)

  
 Eudoxus of Cnidus
Eudoxus, born in the city of Cnidus in southern Asia Minor, in the last years of the Vth century B. C., is one of the great mathematicians of all times, and probably the greatest of ancient Greece's mathematicians.
He may have belonged to a family of physicians, because, at the time, Cnidus was famous for its school of medicine, and started his carrier travelling with fellow-physicians.
Toward the end of his life, he returned to his native city of Cnidus where he was involved in lawmaking.
www.plato-dialogues.org /tools/char/eudoxus.htm   (607 words)

  
 TMTh:: SOSTRATUS OF CNIDUS
A native of Cnidus, in Caria (Asia Minor), Sostratus was the son of Dexiphanes, the architect of the Tetra Stadium in Alexandria.
Inscribed on the tower was the legend "Sostratus son of Dexiphanes of Cnidus to the gods who protect those at sea".
Renovated in the early years of the 19th century, this fort was razed by the English in 1882.
www.tmth.edu.gr /en/aet/6/87.html   (522 words)

  
 Eudoxus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As to his teachers, we know that he travelled to Tarentum, now in Italy, where he studied with Archytas who was a follower of Pythagoras.
Eudoxus returned to his native Cnidus and there was acclaimed by the people who put him into an important role in the legislature.
The observations made at his observatory in Cnidus, as well as those made at the observatory near Heliopolis, formed the basis of two books referred to by Hipparchus.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Eudoxus.html   (2134 words)

  
 CNIDUS - LoveToKnow Article on CNIDUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Peasants still find numerous antiquities, and the site would certainly repay more thorough excavation.
Along with Halicarnassus and Cos, and the Rhodian cities of Lindus, Camirus and lalysus it formed the Dorian Hexapolis, which held its confederate assemblies on the Triopian.
See C. Newton and R. Pullen, Hisi, of Discoveries a~ Halica,rnassus, Cnidus, andc.
39.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CN/CNIDUS.htm   (687 words)

  
 Geometry.Net - Scientists: Eudoxus Of Cnidus
Born 408 BC in Cnidus (on Resadiye eudoxus of cniduswas the son of Aischines.
Eudoxus of Cnidus B.C., Greek astronomer, mathematician, and physician.
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www.geometry.net /detail/scientists/eudoxus_of_cnidus.html   (2421 words)

  
 Eudoxus of Cnidus --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Greek mathematician and astronomer who substantially advanced proportion theory, contributed to the identification of constellations and thus to the development of observational astronomy in the Greek world, and established the first sophisticated, geometrical model of celestial motion.
Epicurus' predecessors were in physics Leucippus and Democritus and in ethics Antiphon Sophista, Aristippus of Cyrene, and Eudoxus of Cnidus, a geometer and astronomer.
Epicurus differed from all of these in his systematic spirit and in the unity that he tried to give to every part of philosophy.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9033194?tocId=9033194   (774 words)

  
 Aphrodite of Cnidus, the Hetaera Phryne and Praxiteles
Aphrodite of Knidos (Cnidos or Cnidus) on the verge of stepping forward, with her drapery over a water pot, one of many copies and versions, A work of Praxiteles, probably the first completely nude Aphrodite sculpture.
He made two statues and put them up for sale together: one was draped and for that reason was preferred by the people of Cos, who had an option on the sale, even though it was the same price as the other, for they judged this to be the sober and proper thing to do.
The shrine she stands in is completely open, so that one can view the image of the goddess from all sides, an arrangement (so it is believed) that she herself favored.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Arts/Erotic.htm   (1579 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: History of Medicine
From Cnidus came Euryphon and also Ctesias the geographer, who was at first physician in the army of Cyrus and, after the battle of Cunaxa (401 B.C.), to Artaxerxes Memnon.
His first rule was the observation of individual patients, individualizing in contradistinction to the schematizing of the school of Cnidus.
By the observation of all the principles were gradually derived from experience, and these, uniformly arranged, led by induction to a knowledge of the nature of the disease, its course, and its treatment.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10122a.htm   (17358 words)

  
 Cnidus -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Further Papers respecting the excavations at Budrum and Cnidus: In continuation of Papers presented to Parliament, March 26, 1858
Demeter of Cnidus (The Journal of Hellenic Studies.
Julius Theupompus of Cnidus (The Journal of Hellenic Studies.
cnidus.idoneos.com /index.php   (159 words)

  
 Cnidus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is situated at theextremity of the long peninsula that forms the southern side of the Sinus Ceramicus or Gulf of Kos.
The agora, the theatre, an odeum, a temple of Dionysus, a temple of the Muses, atemple of Aphrodite and a great number of minor buildings have been identified, and the general plan of the city has been veryclearly made out.
It has perished, but late copies exist, of which the mostfaithful is in the Vaticangallery.
www.therfcc.org /cnidus-32281.html   (527 words)

  
 Cnidus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When they reached Cnidus on the southwestern end of Asia Minor, they turned south toward Crete.
Context: Cnidus was a Greek port on the end of a peninsula that protrudes from the southwestern corner of Asia Minor.
The city had a statue of Aphrodite Euploia (Aphrodite of Fair Sailing), which was among the finest sculptures in the world.
www.luthersem.edu /ckoester/Paul/journey4/Cnidus.htm   (111 words)

  
 Eudoxus of Cnidus
Eudoxus of Cnidus (Εύδοξος ο Κνίδιος), (408-355 BC) son of Aeschines, Greek mathematician, astronomer, geographer and philosopher, whose genius was apparent from a very young age.
He studied first with the famous Pythagorean Archytas of Tarentum; later a wealthy patron, impressed by the ability of this poor student, paid his way to Athens so that he could study at Plato's Academy.
He described the constellations, and was the first to construct and use a planisphere and to explain the apparent movements of the heavenly bodies by a geometric model: in other words, he introduced mathematics into astronomy.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Eudoxus.htm   (1436 words)

  
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 Acts 27:7 When we had sailed slowly many days, and had come
When we had sailed slowly many days, and had come with difficulty opposite Cnidus, the wind not allowing us further, we sailed under the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone.
And when we had gone on slowly for a long time, and had had hard work getting across to Cnidus, for the wind was against us, we went under cover of Crete, in the direction of Salmone;
It took several days of slow sailing for us to come with difficulty off Cnidus; from which point, as the wind did not allow us to get on in the direct course, we ran under the lee of Crete by Salmone.
www.bible.cc /acts/27-7.htm   (277 words)

  
 The colossal lion at Cnidus (1858) by Corporal J. McCartney - the Jerwood photography project at the British Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The pair made an important photographic record of the course of the excavations and of finds at the site, many of which were reproduced as lithographs in Newton's published account.
In addition to the work at Bodrum, excavations were also undertaken at Cnidus, where the colossal lion sculpture, now in the Great Court of the British Museum, is here seen being raised.
Newton himself is posed at the lion's head, with a sapper on the left.
www.bl.uk /jerwood/jerwoodexploration2.html   (194 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics » Eudoxus of Cnidus (c. 400–c. 347 BC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics » Eudoxus of Cnidus (c.
Greek astronomer, mathematician, born in Cnidus (on the Resadiye peninsula, now Turkey).
First astronomer to produce a detailed description of the stars and constellations.
eaa.iop.org /index.cfm?action=summary&doc=eaa%2F3609%40eaa%2Dxml   (88 words)

  
 AGATHARCHIDES OF CNIDUS - LoveToKnow Article on AGATHARCHIDES OF CNIDUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here there are vast numbers of water-rolled logs of silicified wood, in rocks of Triassic age, but only a small quantity of the wood is fine enough for ornamental purposes.
AGATHARCHIDES, or AGATHARCHUS, of Cnidus, Greek historian and geographer, lived in the time of Ptolemy Philometor (181-146 B.C.) and his successors.
Amongst other works,, he wrote treatises on Asia, Europe and The Red Sea.
74.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AG/AGATHARCHIDES_OF_CNIDUS.htm   (653 words)

  
 Claudius..Cnidus - The Illustrated Bible Dictionary -- M.G. Easton - Colonial View Baptist Church - 1426 West Cemetery ...
By night it became a pillar of fire (Num.
Cnidus a town and harbour on the extreme south-west of the peninsula of Doris in Asia Minor.
Paul sailed past it on his voyage to Rome after leaving Myra (Acts 27:7).
www.colonialview.com /EBD/ebd084.htm   (1066 words)

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