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"The Greco-Egyptian scientist Ptolemy referred to the larger island as great Britain (μεγάλη Βρεττανία megale Brettania) and to Ireland as little Britain (μικρὰ Βρεττανία mikra Brettania) in his work Almagest (147–148 AD)."
At the time of Ptolemy, of course, Brittany didn't yet exist.
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At the time of Ptolemy, of course, Brittany didn't yet exist.
They should have just stayed with Albion and saved all the confusion. : )
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