Ptolemy, Greek Scientist

Just the Facts:
  • Name: (Claudius) Ptolemy
  • Birth: 90, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Death: 168, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Language: Greek
  • Who he was: Greco-Egyptian scientist in Alexandria, Roman-era Egypt; Almagest (on astronomy); Geography of the "known world"
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP)

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