Geographica has 9 ratings and 1 review. ‘Geographica’ potrebbe essere considerato il punto di partenza di un viaggio alla scoperta di un viaggio alla sc. THE present translation of Strabo, the great Geographer of Antiquity, is the first which has been laid before the English public. It is curious that a classic of so. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we .

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In short, this book of mine should be Strabo probably worked on his Geography and now missing History concurrently, as the Geography contains a considerable amount of historical data. He studied under various persons, including Tyranniona captive educated Greek and private tutor, who instructed Cicero ‘s two sons. The Geographica Ancient Greek: Retrieved from ” https: Interior of the mouth of the river Nile ; expulsion of foreigners; difficulty in entering Egypt.

Strabo studied under several prominent teachers of various specialties throughout his early life [n 3] at strrabo stops along his Mediterranean travels.

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Judging by the date when he wrote his personal notes, he must have worked on the book after his stay in Egypt and then have put it aside from 2? More buildings and structures. Strabo repeats Poseidonius ‘ assertion that the setting sun is larger at the coast because of a lens effect through the water vapor. Pontus, Paphlagonia, Lesser Armenia.

Britain, Ireland, and Thule. Brill’s Companion to Ancient Geography: The Sacred Cape is the westernmost point of the inhabited world. Adventures and misadventures of Eudoxus. Critique of Homer ‘s and the other poets’ geography and various writers’ view of it, especially Eratosthenes’.


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Three pits are called “Physas” and separated by forty stadia from each other. In 20 he was 44 years old. Hipparchus and the climata. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Thorwald Franke rated it it was amazing Aug 17, EuropeAsiaLibya.

Strabo – Wikipedia

He also took interest in the histories of cities and states, and—when he knew them—mentioned the circumstances under which they were founded, related myths or legendswars they had instigated or endured, their expansion or recession, and their celebrities. Summary remarks on Italy and the expansion of Rome.

Tyrannion was known geogfaphica have befriended Cicero and taught his nephew, Quintus. Roxana departes for Macedonia. Views Read Edit View history.

Strabo: The Geography

A first edition was published in 7 BC followed by a gap, resumption of work and a final edition no later than 23 AD in the last year of Strabo’s life.

Fact Monster – Biography of Strabo. The Historical Sketches covered the history of the known world from bce —that is, from the conquest of Greece by the Romans—to the Battle of Actium 31 bce or to the beginnings of the principate of the Roman emperor Augustus 27 bce.

Tess marked it as to-read Sep 11, Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. Eratosthenes is often wrong, but Hipparchus’ corrections are worse.

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The problem of projecting the sphere on a flat surface is not dealt with at any length, for his work, as he said, was designed not for mathematicians but for statesmen who must know countries, natural resources, and customs.

So, it was argued, the Mediterranean had once opened a passage for itself by the Columns of Hercules into the Atlantic, and perhaps the abundance of sea-shells in Africa, near the Temple of Geogrpahica Ammonmight also be the deposit of some former inland sea, which had at length forced a passage and escaped.

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The two are combined in this work, which makes a “circuit of the earth” detailing the physical and political features.

Geography of Germanialist of Germanic tribes. Greek and Roman Materials.

Strabo is most notable for his work Geographica “Geography”which presented a descriptive history of people and places from sttrabo regions of the world known to his era. This is all it seems necessary to state here. Richard marked it as to-read Sep 25, Polybius ‘ visit to Alexandria.