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| name = Eudoxus of Cnidus
| native_name = Εὔδοξος ὁ Κνίδιος
| native_name_lang = Greekgrc
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| birth_date = {{circa|390{{&nbsp}};BC}}
| birth_place = [[Knidos]], [[Asia Minor]]
| death_date = {{circa|337{{&nbsp}};BC|lk=no}}
| death_place = Knidos, Asia Minor
| field = {{hlist|[[Mathematics]]|[[Physics]]|[[Geography]]|[[Astronomy]]|[[Medicine]]|[[Philosophy]]}}
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'''Eudoxus of Cnidus''' ({{IPAc-en|ˈ|juː|d|ə|k|s|ə|s}}; {{lang-elgrc|Εὔδοξος ὁ Κνίδιος}}, ''Eúdoxos ho Knídios''; c. {{circa|390 – c. &nbsp;BC|337 &nbsp;BC|lk=on}}) was a [[Ancient Greece|Greek]] [[astronomer]], [[mathematician]], scholar and student of [[Plato]]. All of his works are lost, though some fragments are preserved in [[Hipparchus]]' commentary on [[Aratus]]'s poem on [[astronomy]].<ref>Lasserre, François (1966) ''Die Fragmente des Eudoxos von Knidos'' (de Gruyter: Berlin)</ref> An important work ''[[Sphaerics]]'' of [[Theodosius of Bithynia]], may be based on a work of Eudoxus.
 
==Life==