Ammon (geometer)

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Ammon (Greek Ἄμμων) was a geometrician who made a measurement of the walls of Rome, around the time of the first invasion of the Goths, that is, the 3rd century, and found them to be 21 miles in circumference.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olympiodorus, ap. Phot. Cod. 80, p. 63, ed. Bekker
  2. ^ Smith, Philip (1867). "Ammon". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 145. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.