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Claudius Ptolemy

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Pelusium, Egypt
He was born in...
Alexandria
Lived in...which is now in Egypt
Romans
Alexandria was a center of Greek culture and ruled by the...
Almagest
Published his work in Greek in a text called the...
Handy Tables
Also published the...
Epicycles
Said that planets move in...around the Earth
Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn
Epicycles explain the retrograde motion of the planets...
16th
His model dominated scientific thought until the...century
Geocentric
He created a...model
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