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5 Facts About Claudius Ptolemy

Herte are 5 facts about Claudius Ptolemy

  • He was born circa AD 90 in Egypt
  • He was a mathematician, geographer, astronomer and astrologer
  • He wrote many astronomical works that were used by later astronomers
  • There are craters on the Moon and Mars named after Ptolemy as well as an asterooid
  • He died circa AD 168 in Alexandria, Egypt aged approx 77–78
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