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Claudius [1] Ptolemaeus
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Eleonora Rocconi and first published on 17/11/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


Claudius Ptolemy was a Greek scientist who lived in the 2nd c. CE, most probably at Alexandria, and is famous in particular for his treatises on astronomy and geography. He was…

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Rocconi, Eleonora, “Claudius [1] Ptolemaeus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Claudius_1_Ptolemaeus>
First published online: 2015

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