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Claudius Ptolemaeus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Claudius Ptolemaeus Alexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance
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Usage

In literature:

Then came Claudius Ptolemaeus, generally known as Ptolemy, the last great name in Greek astronomy.
"Astronomy" by David Todd
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