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English: The Ptolemaic geocentric model of the Universe according to the Portuguese cosmographer and cartographer Bartolomeu Velho (Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris).

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English: Figure of the heavenly bodies - Illuminated illustration of the Ptolemaic geocentric conception of the Universe by Portuguese cosmographer and cartographer Bartolomeu Velho (?-1568). From his work Cosmographia, made in France, 1568 (Bibilotèque nationale de France, Paris). Notice the distances of the bodies to the centre of the Earth (left) and the times of revolution, in years (right). The outermost text says: "The heavenly empire, the dwelling of God and of all of the elect"
Français : Figure des corps célestes - Illustration enluminée de la conception géocentrique de l'univers ptolémaïque par le cosmographe et cartographe portugais Bartolomeu Velho (?-1568). Extrait de son livre, Cosmographia, fait en France en 1568. Remarquer les distances des corps célestes au centre de la terre (à gauche) et leur temps de révolution en années (à droite). Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.
Date Original work, 1568. Photo taken in 2008
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Author Bartolomeu Velho
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