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Ptolemy

Alexander Jones

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780195149227
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780195307412
Ptolemy

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Greek-speaking scientific author of the second century c.e. Klaudios Ptolemaios—long known in English as “Ptolemy”—wrote a Guide to Drawing

Reference Entry.  1105 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: World History

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