- a walled plain in the third quadrant of the face of the moon: about 90 miles (144 km) in diameter.
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When Ptolemaeus—for so he was called—had, in reply to the question, "who is that?"
He spotted the Crater of Ptolemaeus first, near the center-line of the disc.First on the Moon
But Ptolemaeus wishes to leave Diodoros quite undisturbed till daybreak.
"A long stay in this strong perfume will be bad for him," whispered Ptolemaeus to the freedman.
Ptolemaeus, , m., a name borne by the kings of Egypt after the time of Alexander the Great.Selections from Viri Romae
Charles Franois L'Homond
- a crater in the SE quadrant of the moon, about 140 kilometres (90 miles) in diameter