Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian writer, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.He lived in the city of Alexandria in the Roman province of Egypt, wrote in Koine Greek, and held Roman citizenship. Beyond that, few reliable details of his life are known.
|Authorship: (Assumed)||Claudius Ptolemy|
|Year Written: (Assumed)||140-160 AD|
|Scripture Type:||Gnostic Authors|
Gnosticism is a modern term categorizing a collection of pre-Christian ancient religions whose adherents shunned the material world which they viewed as created by the demiurge; and instead embraced the spiritual world. Gnostic Authors are the writers of Gnostic texts and works.
|Further Reading:|| earlychristianwritings.com/text/ptolemy.html|
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