Ptolemy

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Ptolemy
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Born c. AD 90
Egyp, Roman Empire
Died c. AD 168 (aged 77–78)
Alexandria, Egyp, Roman Empire
Occupation mathematician, geographer, astronomer, astrologer

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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  1. Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology By John William Mackail Page 246 ISBN 14069229432007
  2. Mortal am I, the creature of a day..