Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy)

Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy): Selected full-text books and articles

Measuring the Cosmos: How Scientists Discovered the Dimensions of the Universe
David H. Clark; Matthew D. H. Clark.
Rutgers University Press, 2004
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Ptolemy begins on p. 30
Greek Science of the Hellenistic Era: A Sourcebook
Georgia L. Irby-Massie; Paul T. Keyser.
Routledge, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Includes excerpts and disscussion of several of Ptolemy's works
From Polis to Empire, the Ancient World, C. 800 B.C.-A.D. 500: A Biographical Dictionary
Andrew G. Traver.
Greenwood Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: "Ptolemy Of Alexandria (Claudius Ptolemaeus, C. 85-165)" begins on p. 329
Measuring the Universe: Our Historic Quest to Chart the Horizons of Space and Time
Kitty Ferguson.
Walker and Company, 1999
Librarian’s tip: "The Ptolemaic Carnival" begins on p. 36
FREE! A History of Mathematics
Florian Cajori.
Macmillan, 1919 (2nd Rev. edition)
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Ptolemy begins on p. 46
The Rise of Modern Physics: A Popular Sketch
Henry Crew.
The Williams & Wilkins Company, 1928
Librarian’s tip: "Claudius Ptolemy (C. 127-151 A.D.)" begins on p. 35
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