The world system of ancient astronomer Ptolemy (around 150 AD.) The Earth rested in the center of the universe with the planets rotating around it, with the Sun in the middle. After a woodcut from the book of the chronicles of Hartmann Schedel, Nuremberg 1493

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The world system of ancient astronomer Ptolemy (around 150 AD.) The Earth rested in the center of the universe with the planets rotating around it, with the Sun in the middle. After a woodcut from the book of the chronicles of Hartmann Schedel, Nuremberg 1493
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Geocentric model according to Ptolemy, 1493. The world system of ancient astronomer Ptolemy (around 150 AD.) The Earth rested in the center of the universe with the planets rotating around it, with the Sun in the middle. After a woodcut from the book of the chronicles of Hartmann Schedel, Nuremberg 1493. Date created: 01/01/1493
Location: Germany