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The Greek characters as they appear in this article are illegible to me running mozilla on linux, but I have no trouble reading ΑΒΓΔ, etc., with mozilla (although netscape can't handle them). -- Mike Hardy

They don't look right to me, either, using IE 6. -- Zoe

They look definitely wrong. But I don't know greek enough to tell what they should be. FvdP

They are scanos: an OCR program's attempts to try to recognise squiggles in the Greek alphabet as squiggles and punctuation in the Latin alphabet. There are lots of these in the 1911 entries. The Anome

Are there OCR programs that are literate in Greek? -- Mike Hardy

Yes there are OCR programs with Greek language support. I think most of them have greek support but perhaps it should be specified within the installation program.

Can anyone explain to me what great nephew means?MATIA 09:21, 12 July 2005 (UTC)

A great nephew is the son of your nephew. Krateros1 09:38, 13 November 2005 (UTC)

Does this link to the correct Ptolemy? -- Dan James — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:46, 24 April 2014 (UTC)