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Ptole·ma·ic sys·tem

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  1. Ptolemaic system(noun)

    (astronomy) Ptolemy's model of the universe with the Earth at the center

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ptolemaic System

    the highly complex system of astronomy ascribed to Claudius Ptolemy, which assumed that the earth was the centre of a sphere which carried the heavenly bodies along in its daily revolution, accounted for the revolutions of the sun and moon by supposing they moved in eccentric circles round the earth, and regarded the planets as moving in epicycles round a point which itself revolved in an eccentric circle round the earth like the sun and moon.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ptolemaic system in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ptolemaic system in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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