# nLab Democritus

Selected claims

## Selected claims

On the nature of the Milky Way:

Democritus, $[$holds$]$ that it is the splendor which ariseth from the coalition of many small asterons, which, being firmly united amongst themselves, do mutually enlighten one another.

See the original Greek here, from:

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