Then we saw Zaleucus, Thales, Anaximander, and all the other sages who had sought truth and practised virtue.
Anaximander, that they are carried by those circles and spheres on which they are placed.
To him succeeded his hearer, Anaximander, who (in turn) left Anaximenes as disciple and successor.
But in one respect at least there is here an advance upon Anaximander.
Anaximander with his first map comes after Homer several hundred years.
The remarks which Aristotle himself makes upon it are also very interesting, when he cites the opinion of Anaximander.
Anaximander, the disciple of Thales, invented maps and globes; born about 610 B.C.
Anaximander represents the earth as a cylinder, the upper face of which alone is inhabited.
(Anaximander)292 had better explain the consistence of the infinity by which he explains matter.
Anaximander, who lived six centuries before Christ, advocated the assumption.