FOOTNOTE COMMENTARIES TO THE CHAPTER ON GREAT ARMENIA IN CLAUDIUS PTOLEMY'S GEOGRAPHY
The Geography - ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΗ ΥΦΗΓΗΣΙΣ - is an important work of a mathematican, astronomer, geographer and cartographer, Claudius Ptolemy (83-161 AD) written in Greek. It contains a thorough discussion of the geographic knowledge of the ancient world of the classical period, including the description of Great Armenia and its borders in detail. Later, in the early Middle Ages it served as an important source for the “World Atlas” – “Ashkharhatsoyts” by Movses Khorenatsi (the 5th) and the continuer of his work, Anani Shirakatsi (7th entury).
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