AstroPhysics19 - • Arabic translation of Ptolemy’s work...

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The most sophisticated geocentric model was that of Ptolemy (A.D. 100-170) — the Ptolemaic model: • Sufficiently accurate to remain in use for 1,500 years.
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Unformatted text preview: • Arabic translation of Ptolemy’s work named Almagest (“the greatest compilation”) Ptolemy...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHYSICS 20 taught by Professor Mubarek during the Fall '11 term at UC Riverside.

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