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]

Early Baroque airtist's rendeetion
Bornc. AD 90
Egyp, Roman Empire
Diedc. AD 168 (aged 77–78)
Alexandria, Egyp, Roman Empire
Thriftmathematician, 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..