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Transcript of Ptolemy Presentation
Mathmeticians, Astronomers, and Geographers of all
time. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt and lived
from 90 A.D - 168 A.D. He has contributed many
things to math and affected math very much, and his
methods are still used today. Three Contributions 1) He contributed a lot with the Geometric theory of
the planets, sun, and moon.
2) Did advanced study of Trigonometry.
3) He created the Ptolemy World Map. Astronomy Claudius Ptolemy used the Almagest, which was a
book that contained many geocentric models that
has been accepted for more than twelve hundred
years. He later translated it to Greek, to predict the
apparent motions of stars, planets and more. Ptolemy World Map Ptolemy also created the Ptolemy world map, which
was based on his book Geographia. It was the map of
the known world to Hellenestic Society in the 2nd
century. It showed Asia and Europe, also, the most
significant thing is that it was the first map that used
longitude and latitude. The Map THANK YOU FOR LISTENING