# Alexandrian School

.An academy of literature by Ptolemy, son of Laʹgos, especially famous for its grammarians and mathematicians. Of its *grammarians* the most noted are Aristarchos, Harpocraʹtion, and Eratosʹthenēs; and of its mathematicians, Ptolemy and Euclid, the former an astronomer, and the latter the geometer whose *Elements* are still very generally used.