A biography of Democritus of Abdera from the Hellenistic Age. It has atomic theory in it and Democritus' reasoning and acomplishments and basically his life.

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Democritus was born in about 460 BC in Abdera, Thrace, Greece. He died at about 90 years of age, in about 370 BC. Democritus was an ambitious man with goals. He traveled mostly in southernand eastern lands, He traveled to Egypt, and Persia too. The reason for traveling this much was to discover different things and to search for knowledge. He was called a laughing philosopher. Democritus traveled anywhere he could and he had experienced a lot of …

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…earlier lives. He knew about everything because he studied about everything and tried to learn something new every day and every minute. He was an embryologist, studying the growth and behavior of biological life. He was also an evolutionist, throught that studying he reasoned about human form and life developing from the structure of water and mud. Democritus was an interesting man and made a lot of people wonder about different things in the world.