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Researches on Ptolemy"s geography of Eastern Asia (Further India and Indo-Malay archipelago)

G. E. Gerini

Researches on Ptolemy"s geography of Eastern Asia (Further India and Indo-Malay archipelago)

by G. E. Gerini

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Published by Oriental Books Reprint Corp. : distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Ptolemy, 2nd cent.,
    • Southeast Asia -- Historical geography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G. E. Gerini.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS505 .G5 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 945 p. :
      Number of Pages945
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5176759M
      LC Control Number74903098

      Start studying Chapter 14 Quizlet. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The discovery of Ptolemys geography and the development of maps made the interest of travel surge. How did Europeans obtain goods from the east? They had to buy them from venetian merchants who did buisness with Eastern merchants. Ptolemy’s Almagest is one of the most influential scientific works in history. A masterpiece of technical exposition, it was the basic textbook of astronomy for more than a thousand years, and still is the main source for our knowledge of ancient astronomy.

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      Columbus used the layout, but changed the length of the degrees that Ptolemy used, pushing the latitudes further east. This led him to believe that Asia was actually much closer than most people thought. When he reached the Caribbean, he had traveled about . Claudius Ptolemaeus (circa –circa ), known as Ptolemy, was an astronomer, mathematician, and geographer of Greek descent who lived and worked in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. In his Geography, Ptolemy gathered all the geographic knowledge possessed by the Greco-Roman world. He used a system of grid lines to plot the latitude and longitude of some 8, places on a map that.


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[G E Gerini] -- On the identification of the Ptolemaic place-names and ethnonyms pertaining to the region. Researches on Ptolemy's geography of eastern Asia (further India and Indo-Malay archipelago).

London, Royal Asiatic Society, Royal geographical Society, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ptolemy: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: G E Gerini; Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). Ptolemy's Geography is the only book on cartography to have survived from the classical period and one of the most influential scientific works of all time.

Written in the second century AD, for more than fifteen centuries it was the most detailed topography of Europe and Asia available and the best reference on how to gather data and draw by:   The final volume of Geography was Ptolemy's atlas, featuring maps that utilized his grid system and maps that placed north at the top of the map, a cartographic convention that Ptolemy created.

Unfortunately, his gazetteer and maps contained a great number of errors due to the simple fact that Ptolemy was forced to rely upon the best estimates of merchant travelers (who were incapable of Author: Matt Rosenberg.

The Geography (Greek: Γεωγραφικὴ Ὑφήγησις, Geōgraphikḕ Hyphḗgēsis, lit. "Geographical Guidance"), also known by its Latin names as the Geographia and the Cosmographia, is a gazetteer, an atlas, and a treatise on cartography, compiling the geographical knowledge of the 2nd-century Roman ally written by Claudius Ptolemy in Greek at Alexandria around AD Ptolemy’s most popular book is Ptolemy's Almagest.

Being a Translation of the Chapters Which Describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on Geography Written by Klaudios Ptolemaios, the Celebrated Astronomer: With Introduction, Maps From Ptolemys 'Geography' by.

Page i - A Translation of the Chapters which describe India and Central and Eastern Asia in the Treatise on Geography written by KLAUDIOS PTOLEMAIOS, the Celebrated Astronomer; with Introduction, Commentary, Map of India according to Ptolemy, and a very Copious Index.

By JW MCCRINDLE, MA Demy 8vo. xii, cloth. The Almagest contains observations made up to A.D. and at the end of its second book Ptolemy promised a fuller work on geography; we can therefore confidently date the Geographia to between A.D. and c, although much of the material is clearly derived from earlier writers (ibid.).

A best seller both in the age of luxurious manuscripts and in that of print, Ptolemy's "Geography" became immensely influential.

Columbus-- one of its many readers--found inspiration in Ptolemy's exaggerated value for the size of Asia for his own fateful journey to the. PTOLEMY'S GEOGRAPHIA - Books I & II. This translation of Books I & II of CLAUDIUS PTOLEMYS 'GEOGRAPHIA' and its accompanying analytical commentary was written in April and is the copyright of Louis Francis, who hereby asserts his rights to be identified as the author and translator of.

Source: : Researches On Ptolemys Geography Of Eastern Asia. Timira and Tamala, it must he premised, are Sanskrit words of almost identical meaning. In the Bengal recension of the Rāmāyaṇa, after a reference to the Aṃgas (people of Campā, now Bhāgalpur); the Lauhitya River (Brahmaputra); the Kirātas (people of Tipperah and Silhet, Ptolemy’s Kirrhadia); lands rich with.

Ptolemy's Geography is the only book on cartography to have survived from the classical period and one of the most influential scientific works of all time. Written in the second century AD, for more than fifteen centuries it was the most detailed topography of Europe and Asia available and the best reference on how to gather data and draw maps.4/5(4).

Ancient India as Described by Ptolemy () according Alexander already Ancient India Arakan Arakhôsia Areia Arrian Asia Baktra Balkh bank Barygaza branch called Cape capital Ceylon coast Cunningham degrees distance district Divarication east eastern extended extremities lie flow Gandhāra Ganges Geog Geography Geography of India Ghâts.

The Ptolemy world map is a map of the world known to Hellenistic society in the 2nd century. It is based on the description contained in Ptolemy's book Geography, written c. Based on an inscription in several of the earliest surviving manuscripts, it is traditionally credited to Agathodaemon of Alexandria.

Significant contributions of Ptolemy's map is the first use of longitudinal and. Ptolemy's Geographia in digits. Article Africa, Asia and Europe. Research on Ptolemy's Geographia has started at the University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in the eighties, focused mainly, but.

Finally the book has a set of 26 beautiful regional maps as well as a world map in three projections, based on the newly constituted text, but drawn in the tradition of the medieval manuscript maps. A cd-rom accompanies the book, offering a searchable database (freeware) of Ptolemy's Geography.

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See all formats and editions /5(2). Other articles where Guide to Geography is discussed: map: Greek maps and geography: His monumental work, the Guide to Geography (Geōgraphikē hyphēgēsis), was produced in eight volumes. The first volume discussed basic principles and dealt with map projection and globe construction.

The next six volumes carried a list of the names of some 8, places and their approximate latitudes and.Introduction Ptolemy’s Geography is a treatise on cartography, the only book on that subject to have survived from classical antiquity. Like Ptolemy’s writings on astronomy and optics, the Geography is a highly original work, and it had a profound influ- ence on File Size: KB.Claudius Ptolemaeus, known as Ptolemy, was a Greco-Roman citizen in Alexandria, Egypt, who lived between roughly and A.D.

A polymath of enormous repute with influences across the sciences, Ptolemy is identified varyingly as an astronomer, a mathematician, a geographer and .