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Famous People from the 3rd Century BC

Guess the Names of these famous people, who lived in the 3rd century BC
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Last updated: July 6, 2019
First submittedJuly 5, 2019
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Carthaginian general, who launched an invasion of Italy in the 2. Punic War
Hannibal Barca
Syracusian mathematician and Inventor, explained the lever and hydrostatics
Archimedes
Conservative roman politician, "Carthago delenda est"
Cato the Elder
First sceptic philosopher
Pyrrho
Roman playwright, wrote Palliata comoedia
Titus Maccius Plautus
Mathematician and author of the Elements
Euclid
Mauryan emperor, who established Buddhism in his realm
Ashoka
First emperor of the Han Dynasty
Gaozu of Han
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Leader of the Carthaginian armies in the 1. Punic War, important father
Hamilcar Barca
Ambitius king of Epirus, known for costly victories
Pyrrhus
Defeated Carthago in the 2. Punic War at Zama
Scipio Africanus
United the Warring States and gave China its name
Qin Shi Huang
First astronomer to propose a heliocentric cosmos
Aristarchus of Samos
King of Egypt, who build the Libary of Alexandria
Ptolemy II
First person to calculate the circumference of the earth (quite accurately)
Eratosthenes
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