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One fun fact about Claudius Ptolemy is that, despite his Greek ancestry, his name is derived from a mixture of the Macedonian name "Ptolemy," and the Roman name "Claudius."

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How many book did Claudius Ptolemy write?

Claudius Ptolemy wrote 13 books.

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Ptolemy was a Greek.

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Ptolemy believes that the earth is the center of the universe.

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Who was a famous roman astronomer?

Claudius Ptolemy

Who was an important astronomer of the roman empire?

Claudius Ptolemy, better known as simply Ptolemy

Claudius ptolemy was known for?

Ptolemy is know for two major works: The Almagest and The Tetrabiblos.

Where did Claudius Ptolemy work?

Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian writer, philosopher, mathematician and astrologer. He lived in Alexandria Egypt and that is where most of his notable work was done.

Did Claudius Ptolemy have children?

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When was claudius ptolemy born?

Circa AD 90.

Was Claudius Ptolemy married?

He Was Married to Queen Elizazbeth

Who is considered father of human geography?

Claudius Ptolemy

Who was the person that came up with geocentric?

Claudius Ptolemy

What are some facts about Claudius Ptolemy?

Claudius Ptolemy lived from AD90 to AD 168. He was a poet and writer. He was also an astrologer, and mathematician. He wrote in Greek but had a Roman citizenship.

Did Claudius ptolemy ever have children?

i really dont know if he did or not!!

Who wrote the Almagest?

The mathematician Claudius Ptolemy wrote the Almagest.

Where did Claudius Ptolemy study?

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When did Claudius ptolemy discover the geocentric theory?

in the year 2018

Did Hamlet kill Claudius Ptyolemy?

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Who had the first theory of the universe even though they were wrong?

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Claudius Ptolemy

Whose theory of the universe was held as a law but it was wrong?

Claudius Ptolemy

When did Claudius ptolemy collect and put together maps?

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Who was the ancient Greek who thought that the earth was the center of the universe?

Claudius Ptolemy

Who disproved geocentric theory?

Claudius Ptolemy disproved geocentric theory.