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Ptolemy active 2nd century

Works: 3,533 works in 7,181 publications in 11 languages and 30,746 library holdings
Genres: Early maps  Catalogs  Maps  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Atlases  History  Methods (Music)  Sources  Charts, diagrams, etc  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Other, Cartographer, Commentator, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Dubious author
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Most widely held works by Ptolemy
The almagest by Ptolemy( Book )

100 editions published between 1898 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler--Great Books
Tetrabiblos by Ptolemy( Book )

56 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PTOLEMY The Tetrabiblos of the famous astronomer and geographer Claudius Ptolemaeus (c. A.D. 100-178) of Egypt consists of four books, the title given in some MSS meaning Mathematical Treatise in Four Books, in others The Prognostics addressed to Syrus. The subject is astrology which in Ptolemys time as down to the Renaissance was fused as a respectable science with astronomy. Translations and commentaries are few, and only three Greek texts had been printed (all in the 16th century) before the present one and the one begun by F. Boll and finished by Emilie Boer in 1940
Ptolemy's Almagest by Ptolemy( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ptolemy's Almagest is one of the most influential scientific works in history. A masterpiece of technical exposition, it was the basic textbook of astronomy for more than a thousand years, and still is the main source for our knowledge of ancient astronomy. This translation, based on the standard Greek text of Heiberg, makes the work accessible to English readers in an intelligible and reliable form. It contains numerous corrections derived from medieval Arabic translations and extensive footnotes that take account of the great progress in understanding the work made in this century, due to the discovery of Babylonian records and other researches. It is designed to stand by itself as an interpretation of the original, but it will also be useful as an aid to reading the Greek text."--BOOK JACKET
Cosmographia : Roma, 1478 by Ptolemy( Book )

66 editions published between 1475 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compost of Ptholomeus, prince of astronomye by Ptolemy( )

7 editions published between 1550 and 1562 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Klaudiou Ptolemaiou Armonikon biblia 3 (romanized form)] = Claudia Ptolemæi Harmonicorum libri tres by Ptolemy( )

26 editions published between 1682 and 1983 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Geography by Ptolemy( )

23 editions published between 1932 and 1998 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ptolemy's catalogue of stars; a revision of the Almagest by Ptolemy( Book )

9 editions published between 1915 and 1978 in English and Latin and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos, or Quadripartite: being four books of the influence of the stars by Ptolemy( Book )

27 editions published between 1822 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tetrabiblos, or Quadripartite of Ptolemy is one of the most signigicant surviving ancient texts about astrology. Its audthor, Claudius Ptolemy is most famous for being the originator of the Ptolemaic system whereby Earth stood fixed at the center of the universe, with crystalline spheres within spheres whirling around it. In balance, the universe had a vast influence on earthly events, which was the basis for the belief in Astrology
Klaudiou Ptolemaiou Mathēmatikē syntaxis = Composition mathématique de Claude Ptolémée by Ptolemy( )

34 editions published between 1813 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ptolemy's theory of visual perception : an English translation of the Optics by Ptolemy( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arabic version of Ptolemy's Planetary hypotheses by Ptolemy( Book )

11 editions published in 1967 in English and Arabic and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ptolemy's first commentator by Alexander Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudii Ptolemaei Opera quae exstant omnia by Ptolemy( Book )

37 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his 1906 discovery of lost texts in the Archimedes Palimpsest, Danish scholar Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1854-1928), professor of classical philology at Copenhagen, published numerous editions of ancient mathematicians, including Archimedes and Apollonius of Perga (also reissued in this series). Between 1898 and 1907, he published in three parts the extant astronomical works of Ptolemy, active in second-century Alexandria. The Ptolemaic system, his geocentric model of the universe, prevailed in the Islamic world and in medieval Europe until the time of Copernicus. This second part of Volume 1, published in 1903, contains a brief Latin preface and the Greek text of Books 7-13 of Ptolemy's major astronomical treatise, known as the Almagest. It demonstrates how to use astronomical observations to construct cosmological models and includes tables that make it possible for celestial phenomena to be calculated for arbitrary dates
Harmonics by Ptolemy( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geographia. Strassburg, 1513 by Ptolemy( )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geographie des Ptolemaeus, Galliae, Germania, Raetia, Noricum, Pannoniae, Illyricum, Italia by Ptolemy( Book )

16 editions published between 1923 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'optique de Claude Ptolémée dans la version latine d'après l'arabe de l'émir Eugène de Sicile by Ptolemy( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Harmonielehre des Klaudios Ptolemaios by Ptolemy( Book )

31 editions published between 1930 and 1982 in 6 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera quae exstant omnia by Ptolemy( Book )

31 editions published between 1898 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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TetrabiblosPtolemy's AlmagestThe GeographyPtolemy's Tetrabiblos, or Quadripartite: being four books of the influence of the starsPtolemy's theory of visual perception : an English translation of the OpticsHarmonicsThe eye of heaven : Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler
Alternative Names
Alexandrinus, Claudius Ptholemaeus ca. 100-ca. 170


Baṭalmayūs 100-178

Baṭalmiyūs 100-178

Baṭlamiyūs ca.100-ca.170

Baṭlamjūs 100-178


Baṭlamyūs 100-178

Baṭlamyūs 2nd cent

Baṭlamyūs active 2nd century

Baṭlamyūs al-Ḥakīm 100-178

Baṭlamyūs ca.100-ca.170

Baṭlamyūs d. ca 170

Baṭlīmūs al-Ḥakīm 100-178

Btūlimayūs 100-178


Claude 100-178 Ptolémée

Claude Ptolémée

Claude Ptolémée 100-178

Claude Ptolémée astronome et astrologue grec

Claudi Ptolemèu

Clàudi Tolomé

Claudio Ptolomeo escritor y sabio de la antigüedad clásica

Claudio Ptolomeu

Claudio Tolomeo astrologo, astronomo e geografo greco


Claudius 100-178 Ptolemaeus

Claudius Ptolemaeus

Claudius Ptolemaeus 100-178

Claudius Ptolemaeus asi 100-178

Claudius Ptolemaeus Pelusiensis Alexandrinus

Claudius Ptolemaeus Pelusiensis Alexandrinus 100-178

Claudius Ptolemaeus wiskundige uit Egypte (100-160)

Claudius Ptolemäus griechischer Mathematiker, Geograph und Astronom

Claudius Ptolemeu

Claudius Ptolemy

Kládíus Ptólmæos

Klaudije Ptolemej

Klaudije Ptolomej

Klaudijus Ptolemėjus

Klaudio Ptolemaio

Klaudio Ptolomeo

Klaudio Ptolomeu


Klaudios 100-178 Ptolemaios

Klaudios Ptolemaios

Klaudios Ptolemaios 100-178

Klaudios Ptolemaios asi 100-178

Klaudios Ptolemaios řecký geograf, matematik a astronom

Klaudiosz Ptolemaiosz

Klaudiusz Ptolemeusz

Klaudiusz Ptolemeusz starożytny grecki uczony


Pseudo-Ptolemaeus 100-178

Pseudo-Ptolemaeus 100-178 Gnomologus

Pseudo-Ptolemaeus, Claudius 100-178

Pseudo-Ptolemaeus Gnomologus 100-178

Ptalemaios, Klaudius, fl.sec.II

Ptholemaeos, Claudios

Ptholemaeos, Claudios 100-178


Ptholemaeus 100-178

Ptholemaeus, Claudius ca. 100-ca. 170

Ptholemeus 100-178

Ptholemeus, Claudius

Ptholemeus, Claudius 100-178

Ptholomaeus, Claudius

Ptholomaeus, Claudius 100-178


Ptholomeus 2e s

Ptholomeus 2nd cent

Ptholomeus active 2nd century

Ptholomeus, Claudius

Ptholomeus, Claudius 100-178


Ptoleémeée, Claude

Ptolemaei, Cl. ca. 100-ca. 170

Ptolemæi, Clavdii

Ptolemæi, Clavdii d. ca 170


Ptolemaeus 100-178

Ptolemaeus 100-178 Alexandrinus

Ptolemaeus 100-178 Mathematicus

Ptolemaeus Alexandrinus

Ptolemaeus Alexandrinus 100-178

Ptolemaeus Alexandrinus asi 100-178

Ptolemaeus Alexandrinus Claudius

Ptolemaeus Alexandrius 100-178

Ptolemaeus astronomus

Ptolemaeus astronomus 0100?-0170?

Ptolemaeus C.

Ptolemaeus C. 2 в.

Ptolemaeus ca.100-ca.170

Ptolemaeus, Cl.

Ptolemaeus, Cl 100-178

Ptolemaeus Claudius

Ptolemaeus Claudius 0100?-0170?

Ptolemaeus, Claudius 100-178

Ptolemaeus, Claudius 2. gs

Ptolemaeus, Claudius 2e s

Ptolemaeus, Claudius 2nd cent

Ptolemaeus, Claudius active 2nd century

Ptolemaeus, Claudius ca.100-ca.170

Ptolemaeus, Claudius d. ca 170

Ptolemaeus, Claudius, fl.sec.II

Ptolemaeus Mathematicus

Ptolemaeus Mathematicus 100-178

Ptolemaeus Mathematicus asi 100-178


Ptolemaios 100-178

Ptolemaios 100-178 Mathematiker

Ptolemaios ca. 100-ca. 170

Ptolemaios, Claudius 2. gs

Ptolēmaios, Klaudios

Ptolemaíos, Klaúdios 0100?-0170?

Ptolemaios, Klaudios 100-178

Ptolemaios, Klaudios 100-178 Astronom, Astrologe, Mathematiker, Geograf, Erkenntnistheoretiker

Ptolemaîos, Klaúdios 2. gs

Ptolemaios, Klaudios 2e s

Ptolemaios, Klaudios 2nd cent

Ptolemaios, Klaudios active 2nd century

Ptolemaios, Klaudios Astronom, Astrologe, Mathematiker, Geograf, Erkenntnistheoretiker 100-178

Ptolemaios, Klaudios ca.100-ca.170

Ptolemaios Mathematiker 100-178

Ptolemaiosõ Klaudios

Ptolemaiu, Klaudiu

Ptolemaiu, Klaudiu 100-178


Ptolemaius 100-178 Mathematiker

Ptolemaius Mathematiker 100-178

Ptolemaj starogrško-egipčanski astronom, astrolog, matematik, geograf in fizik



Ptolemäus, Claudius

Ptolemäus, Claudius 100-178

Ptolemaus, Claudius 2. gs

Ptolemaus, Claudius 2e s

Ptolemaus, Claudius 2nd cent

Ptolemaus, Claudius active 2nd century

Ptolemäus, Claudius ca. 100-ca. 170

Ptolemaus, Claudius ca. 90-ca. 168

Ptolemäus, Claudius d. ca 170

Ptolémée 100-178

Ptolémée 100-178 de Ptolémaïs

Ptolémée, Claude

Ptolémée, Claude 0100?-0170?

Ptolémée, Claude 100-178

Ptolémée, Claude 2e s

Ptolémée, Claude 2nd cent

Ptolémée, Claude active 2nd century

Ptolémée, Claude ca.100-ca.170

Ptolémée, Claude ca. 90-ca. 168

Ptolémée, Claude d. ca 170

Ptolémée de Ptolémaïs 100-178

Ptolemeée, Claude

Ptolemeĭ, Klavdiĭ

Ptolemei, Klavdii 100-178

Ptolemeĭ, Klavdiĭ 2nd cent

Ptolemeĭ, Klavdiĭ active 2nd century


Ptolemej, Klaudije

Ptolemej, Klavdij

Ptolemej, Klavdij d. ca 170


Ptolemeo, Claudio

Ptolemeo, Claudio 100-178

Ptolemeo, Claudio ca. 100-ca. 170



Ptolemeu, Claudi

Ptolemeu, Cláudio

Ptolemeu, Cláudio, fl.sec.II


Ptolemeus 100-178

Ptolemeus, C. ca.100-ca.170

Ptolemeus, Claudius

Ptolemeus, Claudius 100-178

Ptolemeus, Claudius asi 100-178

Ptolemeusz, Klaudiusz


Ptolemey Klavdiy



Ptolemy 0100?-0170?

Ptolemy 100-178

Ptolemy 2. gs

Ptolemy, 2. öld

Ptolemy 2nd cent

Ptolemy, active 2nd century

Ptolemy ca.100-ca.170

Ptolemy, Caludius ca. 90-ca. 168

Ptolemy, Claudius

Ptolemy, Claudius 100-178

Ptolemy, Claudius 2. gs

Ptolemy, Claudius 2e s

Ptolemy, Claudius 2nd cent

Ptolemy, Claudius active 2nd century

Ptolemy Claudius Ptolemaeus Greco-Egyptian writer and astronomer of Alexandria

Ptolemy d. ca 170

Ptolemy Græco-Roman-Egyptian writer and astronomer of Alexandria

Ptolemy Greco-Egyptian writer of Alexandria


Ptolomaeus 100-178

Ptolomaeus, Claudius

Ptolomaeus, Claudius 100-178

Ptolomaeus, Claudius sec. II


Ptolomaios, Klaudios ca.100-ca.170


Ptolomej Klaudije


Ptolomeo 100-178

Ptolomeo, Claudio

Ptolomeo, Claudio 100-178


Ptolomeu, Claudi

Ptolomeu, Cláudio

Ptolomeu, Cláudio, fl.sec.II

Ptolomeus, Claudius

Ptolomeus, Claudius 100-178

Ptolomy, Claudius

Ptolomy, Claudius 100-178


Tolemeo, Claude ca. 90-ca. 168

Tolemeo, Claudio

Tolemeo, Claudio 100-178

Tolemeo, Claudio 2nd cent

Tolemeo, Claudio active 2nd century

Tolomei, Claudio

Tolomei, Claudio 100-178


Tolomeo, Cl

Tolomeo, Cl 100-178

Tolomeo, Cl. ca. 100-ca. 170

Tolomeo, Claudio

Tolomeo Claudio 0100?-0170?

Tolomeo, Claudio 100-178

Tolomeo, Claudio 2nd cent

Tolomeo, Claudio active 2nd century

Tolomeo, Claudio, Alessandrino, ca.100-ca.170

Tolomeo, Claudio ca. 100-ca. 170

Tolomeo, Claudio ca.100-ca.170 Alessandrino

Tolomeo, Claudio d. ca 170

Tolomeo, Claudio sec. II

Tolomeo, Claudius

Tolomeo, Clavdio ca. 100-ca. 170

Tolomeo Gnostico


Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαίος

Πτολεμαῖος, Κλαύδιος

Πτολεμαίος Κλαύδιος 0100?-0170?


Клавдий Птолемей

Клавдий Птолемей 2 в.

Клавдиј Птоломеј

Клавдій Птолемей

Клаўдзій Пталемей

Клаудије Птолемеј

Кляўдыюс Пталемэй


Птолемей Клавдий

Птолемей, Клавдий 2. gs


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