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Ptolemaic System
used in Running in the Family

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pre-Copernicus theory that supported the belief that the planets revolve around the earth which was thought to be the center of the universe
  • The shapes differ so much they seem to be translations—by Ptolemy, Mercator, Francois Valentyn, Mortier, and Heydt—growing from mythic shapes into eventual accuracy.
    p. 63.3

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