Ionian school

Ionian school
Those Presocratics based in Ionia, otherwise known as the Milesians: Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes.

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  • Ionian School of Philosophy — • Includes the earliest Greek philosophers, who lived at Miletus, an Ionian colony in Asia Minor, during the sixth century B.C., and a group of philosophers who lived about one hundred years later and modified the doctrines of their predecessors… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Ionian — /uy oh nee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Ionia. 2. of or pertaining to the branch of the Greek people named from Ion, their legendary founder. n. 3. a member of one of the four main divisions of the prehistoric Greeks who invaded the Greek… …   Universalium

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  • Ionian Bank — The Ionian Bank (IB) was a British overseas bank that investors established in 1839 to operate in the Ionian Isles, which was then a British Protectorate. The bank later expanded in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. During World War I, Ionian …   Wikipedia

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