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The Milesians of Hellenic (Greek) civilization were the inhabitants of Miletus, a city in the Anatolia province of modern-day Turkey, near the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and at the mouth of the Meander River. Settlers from Crete moved to Miletus sometime in 16th century BC. By the 6th century BC, Miletus had become a maritime empire, and the Milesians spread out across Turkey and even as far as the Crimea, founding new colonies. Ancient Greece is the term used to describe the Greek-speaking world in ancient times. ... In Greek mythology, Miletus was the founder of the city described below. ... Anatolia ( Greek: ανατολή anatolē or anatolí, rising of the sun or East; compare Orient and Levant, by popular etymology Turkish Anadolu to ana mother and dolu filled), also called by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is a region of Southwest Asia which corresponds today to the Asian portion of... Satellite image Map of the Mediterranean Sea The Mediterranean Sea is a part of the Atlantic Ocean almost completely enclosed by land, on the north by Europe, on the south by Africa, and on the east by Asia. ... Crete, sometimes spelled Krete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... (17th century BC - 16th century BC - 15th century BC - other centuries) (1600s BC - 1590s BC - 1580s BC - 1570s BC - 1560s BC - 1550s BC - 1540s BC - 1530s BC - 1520s BC - 1510s BC - 1500s BC - other decades) (3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC) Events 1700 - 1500 BC -- Hurrian conquests... (7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC - other centuries) (600s BC - 590s BC - 580s BC - 570s BC - 560s BC - 550s BC - 540s BC - 530s BC - 520s BC - 510s BC - 500s BC - other decades) (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD) Events Cyrus the Great conquered many... The Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukrainian transliteration: Avtonomna Respublika Krym, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an autonomous republic of Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ...


Famous Milesians:

  • Miletus (mythological founder)
  • Thales - "first" Greek philosopher; "the father of science"
  • Anaximander - philosopher; pupil of Thales
  • Anaximenes - philosopher; friend or pupil of Anaximander
  • Eubulides - philosopher; formulated the "liar paradox"
  • Hecataeus - historian
  • Hesychius Illustrius - chronicler and biographer
  • Aristides - writer
  • Isidorus - architect
  • Timotheus - poet
  • Cadmus - historian, perhaps mythical

Milesian tyrants under Persia: In Greek mythology, Miletus was the founder of the city described below. ... Thales (in Greek: Θαλης) of Miletus (circa 635 BC - 543 BC), also known as Thales the Milesian, was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher and one of the Seven Sages of Greece. ... Anaximander (609/610 BC - c. ... Anaximenes (in Greek: Άναξιμένης) of Miletus (585 BC - 525 BC) was a Greek philosopher from the latter half of the 6th century, probably a younger contemporary of Anaximander, whose pupil or friend he is said to have been. ... Eubulides of Miletus was a Greek philosopher who formulated the liar paradox in the 4th century BC. He was the successor of Euclid of Megara, the founder of the Megarian school of philosophy. ... In philosophy and logic, the liar paradox encompasses paradoxical statements such as: or To avoid having a sentence directly refer to its own truth value, one can also construct the paradox as follows: // Eubulides of Miletus words The oldest version of the liar paradox is attributed to the Greek philosopher... Hecataeus (c. ... Hesychius of Miletus, Greek chronicler and biographer, surnamed Illustrius, son of an advocate, flourished at Constantinople in the 5th century AD during the reign of Justinian. ... Note: This article is about Aristides the statesman. ... Isidore of Miletus was an architect with Anthemius of Tralles of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. ...


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