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Claudius Ptolemy (/ˈtɒləmi/; Greek: Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaudios Ptolemaios, pronounced [kláwdios ptolɛmɛ́ːos]; Laitin: Claudius Ptolemaeus; c. AD 90 – c. AD 168) wis a Greco-Roman writer o Alexandria, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, an poet o a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.[1][2]

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Early Baroque airtist's rendeetion
Born c. AD 90
Egyp, Roman Empire
Died c. AD 168 (aged 77–78)
Alexandria, Egyp, Roman Empire
Thrift mathematician, geographer, astronomer, astrologer


  1. Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology By John William Mackail Page 246 ISBN 1434619397
  2. Mortal am I, the creature of a day..