Ptolemaeus


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Ptolemaeus

(tol-ĕ-may -ŭs) See table at craters.
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However, when Ptolemy (Ptolemaeus) came, he collected many books and devised marvellous measurements such as the time difference between the UAE and Alexandria, which was in the wake of early Christianity."
(56) Claudius Ptolemaeus, Caudii Ptolemaei Harmonicorum Libri Tres, 3.15, translated from Greek to Latin by Johannes Wallis, 1682 [Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010], Latin ed., p.
Even since antiquity, the famous Greek scholar, Claudius Ptolemaeus (100-170 AD), draws up the map of "Dacia" with its specific elements, attesting the "state" structure of this territory that represents nowadays the largest part of the Romanian political space.
Studies have disproven a few of the historical reports, for example an oval glow seen on the floor of the shadow-filled Ptolemaeus crater turned out to be due to shallow topography protruding through the floor shadow.
The predicted landing site was at latitude 45 degrees south, longitude 202 degrees east, in Ptolemaeus Crater.
And her erstwhile husband, since he was now no longer able to persecute her, directed his assaults against a certain Ptolemaeus, whom Urbicus punished, who had been her teacher of Christian doctrines ...
multum miscentur opinioni et pertingere non potest ad scientiae confirmatum et stantem et necessarium habitum, sicut recte dicit Ptolemaeus." Metaphysica 1, tr.
He used as illustration Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) being silenced by the Roman inquisition for holding Copernicus' idea that the earth rotates around the sun confirmed by empirical observations, rather than the standard belief that the sun circles around the earth derived from the Greek philosopher Ptolemaeus and seemingly confirmed by the Bible.
His name was Claudius Ptolemaeus. But we call him, simply, Ptolemy (TAH-luh-mee).