The '''Almagest''' was an ancient [[
mathematics]] textbook by an astronomer named [[Ptolemy]]. |+|
The '''Almagest''' was an ancient [] textbook by astronomer [[Ptolemy]].
Revision as of 07:14, 5 November 2008
The Almagest was an ancient astronomical and mathematical textbook by the great Hellenistic astronomer Ptolemy. It was written in the 2nd century and influenced astronomy until the 17th century.