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Ptolemy (active 150 AD) Claudius


Ptolemy (active 150 AD) Claudius of Ptolemaeus, Alexandrian Greek astronomer and geographer. Woodcut of 1618 showing Ptolemy wearing crown as he was often confused with Ptolemaic kings. He holds Dividers and Armillary Sphere and Sun and Moon are in sky behind him. 

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