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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek Πτολεμαῖος (Ptolemaîos, warlike).

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  1. (archaic) Alternative form of Ptolemaeus: a male given name from Ancient Greek: Ptolemy.
    • 1874, Walter Richard Cassels, chapter X, in Supernatural Religion[1], volume II, page 219:
      Since Tischendorf lays so much stress upon pseudo-Tertullian and Philastrius making Ptolemæus appear immediately after Valentinus, this explanation is after his own principle.