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Claudius Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos tr. by Edward Luther Stevenson By Ptolemy
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Claudius Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos tr. by Edward Luther Stevenson
Claudius Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos tr. by Edward Luther Stevenson By Ptolemy
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Claudius Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos tr. by Edward Luther Stevenson
Ptolemy I of Egypt By Kevin Hill
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This book covers the life and times of Ptolemy of Egypt, a Macedonian who grew up with Alexander the Great, served him as a General in his invasion of Asia, and went on to rule the land of Egypt,... More > becoming known as Ptolemy I Soter, the Savior. In his life he set Alexandria on a path to become the leading city of the Hellenistic world, laid the foundations for the Lighthouse of Pharos and the Library of Alexandria, and founded the Ptolemaic dynasty, which would last until the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC. This is a research paper I wrote as a History major in my Junior year at UNC-Chapel Hill. It's not exactly publishable material, but I did get an A on it, and it might be useful for anyone doing research of their own. Check out the preview button to the left to see the Table of Contents and read the Introduction and Early Life sections.< Less
Ptolemy I of Egypt By Kevin Hill
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This book covers the life and times of Ptolemy of Egypt, a Macedonian who grew up with Alexander the Great, served him as a General in his invasion of Asia, and went on to rule the land of Egypt,... More > becoming known as Ptolemy I Soter, the Savior. In his life he set Alexandria on a path to become the leading city of the Hellenistic world, laid the foundations for the Lighthouse of Pharos and the Library of Alexandria, and founded the Ptolemaic dynasty, which would last until the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC. This is a research paper I wrote as a History major in my Junior year at UNC-Chapel Hill. It's not exactly publishable material, but I did get an A on it, and it might be useful for anyone doing research of their own. Check out the preview button to the left to see the Table of Contents and read the Introduction and Early Life sections.< Less
Armand Ptolemy and the Golden Aleph By Mark Jeffrey
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Adventurer Armand Ptolemy fights the New World Order using synchronicity machines, geomancy (the art of making stone float with sound), and help from the hacker collective 'Anonymous' ... When... More > Armand Ptolemy is called to investigate strange tremors plaguing an old wing of the New York public library, he finds himself enmeshed in a series of events that began in 1912. Yet Ptolemy himself is rumored to be from the past -- and the world's Elite lust after the secret of how he seemingly jumped forward over one hundred years in time. But the Elites have other ideas. Putting into a motion the capstone of a hundred-years old plan, the Commission wants Ptolemy out of the way. And with the Golden Aleph giving them very potent powers of prediction, they just may succeed ...< Less
Volume 5643, Psych (tv) --- Ptolemy By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5643, Psych (tv)---Ptolemy Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data.... More > Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
System Design, Modeling, and Simulation using Ptolemy II By Claudius Ptolemaeus
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This book is a definitive introduction to models of computation for the design of complex, heterogeneous systems. It has a particular focus on cyber-physical systems, which integrate computing,... More > networking, and physical dynamics. The book captures more than twenty years of experience in the Ptolemy Project at UC Berkeley, which pioneered many design, modeling, and simulation techniques that are now in widespread use. All of the methods covered in the book are realized in the open source Ptolemy II modeling framework and are available for experimentation through links provided in the book. The book is suitable for engineers, scientists, researchers, and managers who wish to understand the rich possibilities offered by modern modeling techniques. The goal of the book is to equip the reader with a breadth of experience that will help in understanding the role that such techniques can play in design.< Less
Volume 5644, Ptolemy's Canon --- Público (Spain) By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5644, Ptolemy's Canon---Público (Spain) Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
THE GREEK SEPTUAGINT VERSION of the OLD TESTAMENT in the HOLY BIBLE from 132 B.C. By Ptolemy II et al 132 B.C
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THE GREEK SEPTUAGINT VERSION of the OLD TESTAMENT in the HOLY BIBLE from 132 B.C
The Way of Tree, Shadow & Flame By George Strayton et al.
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This supplement for The Secret Fire roleplaying game expanda upon existing elements as well as adding new dimensions of play. This volume seeks to maintain the dark sense of mystery, uncertainty, and... More > danger of the original system, while providing players with options and advice for fleshing out 3-dimensional characters within a realistic fantasy milieu. The book contains new Callings, new prayers, spells, and rituals, new Traits and Trademarks, more Energy Point options, backstory and relationship generation tables, new equipment, rules for building and running your own domain, new monsters and talismans, new ways to use the Elder Gods and the Character Wheel, optional rules to customize your campaign and increase immersion, random encounter tables for sandbox play, and more! “A flavor-filled approach to fantasy gaming that puts the mystery and magic back into the dark recesses of the dungeon.” —Monte Cook, Creator of Numenera< Less