Golden Khersonese, Chersonesus Aurea, is the ancient name to refer to the Malay Peninsula by Claudius Ptolemy or Claudius Ptolemaeus (Greek: Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος; c. 90 – c. 168), known in English as Ptolemy, he was a Greek geographer, astronomer, and astrologer. During the Roman time, the Malay Peninsula ("Chersonesos") developed an international reputation as a source of gold, hence the name was given.Kuala Lumpur golden sunset.

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