12 Thoughtful Quotes By Claudius Ptolemy On Constellations, Mortality, Eternity Etc
Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician
Claudius Ptolemy was a celebrated Greco-Roman astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, poet of a single witticism, and geographer. He held Roman citizenship, resided in Alexandria in Egypt, and scribbled in Koine Greek. He wrote a number of treaties; three of which proved to be very important to European Science, Byzantine, and Islamic world. Some of his renowned works include, ‘Geography,’ ‘Astrological Treaties,’ and ‘Astronomical Treatise known as Almagest’ besides various others. A number of items or characters were also named after Ptolemy, which include, ‘Ptolemaic graphs,’ ‘The Crater Ptolemaeus on the Moon,’ ‘Ptolemy’s Theorem,' ‘The crater Ptolemaeus on Mars,’ etc. Following is a compilation of famous quotes and sayings by Claudius Ptolemy, which have been curated from his treaties, writings, works, thoughts, theories and life. Have a look at the most notable quotable quotes and thoughts by Claudius Ptolemy.