Examples from the Web for ptolemaic
A second developed a trigonometry of sines to replace the Ptolemaic trigonometry of chords.An Introduction to the History of Science|Walter Libby
His aim is nothing less than the firm establishment of what may perhaps be described as a Ptolemaic, anthropocentric metaphysics.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
Stone carved patterns of any kind in Egyptian art are quite rare before the Ptolemaic period.Evolution in Art|Alfred C. Haddon
According to the Ptolemaic system the earth is a motionless sphere fixed at the center of the universe.Astronomical Lore in Chaucer|Florence M. Grimm
The Pergamene court was in no degree behind the Ptolemaic in its literary and artistic zeal.