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Published by West of England P .
Written in English

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Statementby C. Ptolemy.
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Open LibraryOL20581011M

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Introduction Ptolemy’s Geography is a treatise on cartography, the only book on that subject to have survived from classical antiquity. Like Ptolemy’s writings on astronomy and optics, the Geography is a highly original work, and it had a profound influ- ence on the subsequent development of geographical Size: KB. Middlesex Pagefinder Atlas by Geographia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Geographia's street atlas of Bergen and Passaic counties, New Jersey. by Geographia Map Company | Jan 1, Hardcover $ $ $ shipping. Little Red Book: The Complete Street Guide to New York. by Geographia Map Company | Jan 1, Paperback. 65 rows    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non .

About this Item: Geographia 30/06/, Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. One of Ptolemy's three treatises is his Geographia. This too is a compilation of what was known about the world's geography in the Roman Empire during his time. He relied somewhat on the work of an earlier geographer, Marinos of Tyre, and on gazetteers of the Roman and ancient Persian Empire. Geographia Book 6 by Claudius Ptolemy ( CE). Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, was a Greco-Roman citizen in Alexandria, Egypt, who lived between roughly and A.D. A polymath of enormous repute with influences across the sciences, Ptolemy is identified varyingly as an astronomer, a mathematician, a geographer and cartographer. His most notable. And a round earth played a central role in Ptolemy’s other important work, the Geographia. In the Almagest, Ptolemy laid out a map of the heavens. In the Geographia, he laid out a map of the earth. Key to Ptolemy’s earth map was the notion of latitude and longitude — a handy coordinate system for locating points on a round surface.

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