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CROTON OIL
GREEK COLONY
GREEK PHYSICIAN
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DIOGENES LAERTIUS
DRACAENA
CROTON
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Definitions

  1. Croton (Cotrona) was founded in B.C. 710 by a colony of Achaeans from the mother country, led by Myskellos. (Web site)
  2. While Croton was the chief seat of Pythagoreanism, luxury had fixed her throne in the neighbouring city of Sybaris. (Web site)
  3. Alcmaeon of Croton was an early Greek medical writer and philosopher-scientist.

Croton Oil

  1. Crotonic acid is so named from the fact that it was erroneously thought to be a saponification product of croton oil. (Web site)

Greek Colony

  1. Around 530 BC, he moved to Croton, a Greek colony in southern Italy, and there set up a religious sect. (Web site)

Greek Physician

  1. Democedes was a Greek physician and a part of the court of Darius I. He was born in Croton, part of present-day Italy.

Herodotus

  1. Democedes - Democedes of Croton, described in The Histories of Herodotus as "the most skillful physician of his time". (Web site)

Diogenes Laertius

  1. Diogenes Laertius says that Philolaus was from the Greek city of Croton in southern Italy, but our earliest sources are divided as to his city or origin.

Dracaena

  1. Cuttings taken from a rubber plant, dracaena or croton usually contain more woody tissue and are frequently called softwood cuttings. (Web site)

Croton

  1. Cane cuttings are usually potted when roots and new shoots appear but new shoots from dracaena and croton are often cut off and re-rooted in sand. (Web site)
  2. Philolaus was born in either Croton, Tarentum, or Heraclea, according to the doxography of Diogenes Laertius.

Categories

  1. Dracaena
  2. Heraclea
  3. Potted
  4. Tarentum
  5. Diogenes Laertius
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