Ptolemy in Perspective Use and Criticism of his Work from Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century /

Ptolemy was the most important physical scientist of the Roman Empire, and for a millennium and a half his writings on astronomy, astrology, and geography were models for imitation, resources for new work, and targets of criticism. Ptolemy in Perspective traces reactions to Ptolemy from his own time...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Jones, Alexander.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2010.
Edition: 1.
Series: Archimedes, New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, 23
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2788-7
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