Aristaeus
# Aristaeus the Elder

### Born: about 360 BC
in Greece

Died: about 300 BC

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**Aristaeus** was a contemporary of Euclid and Euclid gave him great credit for a work Solid Loci , the Greek name for conics, which is now lost. The work of both Aristaeus and Euclid on conics was, almost 200 years later, further developed by Apollonius.
**References (2 books/articles)**

JOC/EFR December 1996