He left his chariot rich with bronze and his panting steeds in charge of Eurymedon, son of Ptolemaeus
the son of Peiraeus, and bade him hold them in readiness against the time his limbs should weary of going about and giving orders to so many, for he went among the ranks on foot.
148-160, Claudius Ptolemaeus
de astrolabio caeterorumque organorum (title supplied by Golius), [phrase omitted] (On the circles of the astrolabe, and other tools and the poles of the moon), a minor work on the astrolabe attributed to Ptolemy.
Nearchus and Ptolemy (Ptolemaeus
) produced the first map of the gulf.
and Arzachel, forms a magnificent trio of craters visible with binoculars.
, Caudii Ptolemaei Harmonicorum Libri Tres, translated from Greek to Latin by Johannes Wallis, 1682 [Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010], Latin edition.
A somewhat older crater, Herschel, is in the middle of the nearside, just north of Ptolemaeus
, and thus much easier to see.
PTOLEMY, CLAUDIUS, (1963), Claudius Ptolemaeus
Cosmographia: Bologna 1477, with an introduction by R.A.
"His valuable atlases included a landmark in the history of maps, the Ptolemaeus
Cosmographia printed in Ulm in 1482.
Third, during the Han Dynasty, Ethiopia and Alexandria were mentioned in Shi Ji (Records of the Grand Historian, 104-91 B.C.), Han Shu (History of the Han, 80 A.D.) and Wei Lue (Brief Accounts on the Wei Kingdom), and next, the astronomer-geographer Claudius Ptolemaeus
of Alexandria described China and the silk-road in his Geography in the 2nd century.