Claudius Ptolemy’s World Map

Claudius Ptolemy’s World Map

World map of Claudius Ptolemy (90-168), an astronomer, geographer, mathematician, and astrologer. Claudius Ptolemy was the author of the classical antique monograph Almagest, which was the result of the development of ancient celestial mechanics and contained an almost complete collection of astronomical knowledge of Greece and the Middle East of that time. He left a …

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