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  • Mathematics for history's sake : a new approach to Ptolemy's Geography 

    Mintz, Daniel V. (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-22) - Thesis
    Almost two thousand years ago, Claudius Ptolemy created a guide to drawing maps of the world, identifying the names and coordinates of over 8,000 settlements and geographical features. Using the coordinates of those cities ...