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'''Eudoxus of Cnidus''' ({{IPAc-en|ˈ|juː|d|ə|k|s|ə|s}}; {{lang-grc|Εὔδοξος ὁ Κνίδιος}}, ''Eúdoxos ho Knídios''; {{circa|390|337&nbsp;BC|lk=on}}) was an [[Ancient Greece|ancient Greek]] [[astronomer]], [[mathematician]], scholar, and student of [[Archytas]] and [[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]]'' ofby [[Theodosius of Bithynia]], may be based on a work ofby Eudoxus.