To their native subjects the Seleucid and Ptolemaic kings were always foreigners.
In 1632 appeared his "Dialogues" on the Ptolemaic and Copernican systems.
We shall rarely have occasion to speak of the Ptolemaic remains of Egyptian art.
It continued to be employed to the end of the Ptolemaic period.
It was built in Ptolemaic times by an Ethiopian monarch singularly free from superstition.
How (Diospolis parva) has very few remains of Ptolemaic or Roman time.
His genius appears to be in many respects akin to theirs, and the age in which he lives is not unlike the Ptolemaic period.
The theories in your books are almost as obsolete as the Ptolemaic System.
The process seems to the writer to resemble the change from the old Ptolemaic to the new Copernican system of Astronomy.
For those who lived in a Ptolemaic cosmos, these could have existence only as observations of individuals.
1670s, "of Ptolemy," Alexandrian astronomer (2c.) whose geocentric model of the universe was accepted until the time of Copernicus and Kepler. Also (1771) "of the Ptolemies," Macedonian Greek dynasty that ruled Egypt from the death of Alexander to Cleopatra. Earlier form was Ptolemaean (1640s).