Geocentrism Vs. Heliocentrism: Ancient Disputes
During the second century A.D., Greek-Egyptian astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy (100-170) summarized eight centuries of Greek geocentric (e...
Ptolemaic Astronomy, Islamic Planetary Theory, and Copernicus's Debt to the Maragha School
Ptolemy's (100?-170?) Almagest was first translated into Arabic during the early ninth...
The geocentric theory of the universe describes the universe with Earth at its center and puts the other celestial bodies in circular orbits around it. The usual ordering placed the ...
The Greeks were the originators of much of the modern science we have today.
Ancient Greek astronomy was one of the most revolutionary thought changing and challenging discoveries ...