Talk:Sosigenes of Alexandria

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Sosigenes: Tutor of Cleopatra?[edit]

The brilliant mathematician, astronomer, and scientist Sosigenes of Alexandria was said to be the tutor of the Princess, later Queen Cleopatra VII Philopater. I cannot document this, it is based on hearsay and folklore; but the famous Queen was said to have had a brilliant intellect in her own right. The producers of the blockbuster 1963 Elizabeth Taylor film accepted this bit of lore and had Sosigenes played by the noted actor Hume Cronyn. This is an interesting bit of trivia. Buddmar 00:00, 23 March 2007 (UTC)buddmar

Pliny book 18[edit]

Perhaps someone has a source for Pliny book 18, 210-212 English translation for a reference for the first Pliny paragraph of "He appears in Pliny book 18, 210-212"? --Doug Coldwell talk 17:27, 2 July 2009 (UTC)