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It would therefore be only some reference to spatial coordinates in Greek mathematics. But in the whole history of Greek mathematics no such reference is found. Longitude (mekos) and latitude (platos) as spherical coordinates on the celestial sphere or on the earth's surface were obviously used by Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, Marinus of Tyre, and Ptolemy, natural to expect being the ideal two-dimensional system for concentric spheres in Aristotle's world of spherical symmetry. Simplicius nientions in his commentary on the first book of Aristotle's De caelo that Ptolemy composed an essay On Extension {Peri diastaseon) in which he demonstrated that bodies can have three dimensions.

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