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Pausanias"s Description Of Greece V1

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by James George Frazer

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages716
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10522478M
    ISBN 100548202567
    ISBN 109780548202562

    Pausanias. The Greek travel writer Pausanias (c. –c. ) lived and wrote in the middle of the second century. His most famous work is the Periegesis tes Hellados, or Description of Greece, a guide to important sites and historic places of ancient Greece. Since Pausanias wrote only about five hundred years after the great flourishing of classical Greek culture, since he was a careful.   Pausanias (c. - c. BCE) was a Spartan regent and general who won glory by leading a combined Greek force to victory over the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in BCE. Famously immodest regarding his own talent, he was beset by accusations of colluding with the Persians throughout his career and, despite success in Cyprus and Byzantium, he would .

    The Description of Greece survives in ten books in the form of a tour of Greece starting in Attica. The first book seems to have been completed after CE, but before CE. No event after CE is mentioned in the work. Pausanias begins his description of each city with a synopsis of its history followed by an account of the monuments in. {} Belonging to the Greek mainland [ēpeiros], facing the Cyclades Islands and the Aegean Sea, is the headland [akrā] named Sounion, jutting out from the land of one has rounded the headland [akrā] one sees a harbor and a temple [nāos] of Athena of-Sounion [Souniás] on the peak [koruphē] of the headland [akrā].Farther on is Laurion, where once the .

    Heinemann, Volume 3. Book has been rebound by library This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock Author: Pausanias. Pausanias' Description of Greece eBook: Pausanias: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Basket. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select /5(3).


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Ormerod Bibliography: v.5, p. xvii-xviii TRIN copy of v. Cambridge, Mass Pages: Pausanias (/ p ɔː ˈ s eɪ n i ə s /; Greek: Παυσανίας Pausanías; c.

– c. ) was a Greek traveler and geographer of the second century AD who lived in the time of Roman emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus is famous for his Description of Greece (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλάδος Περιήγησις, Hellados Periegesis), a lengthy work that describes Born: c.

AD, Lydia, Asia Minor. Pausanias, (flourished ad –, b. Lydia [now in Turkey]), Greek traveler and geographer whose Periegesis Hellados (Description of Greece) is an invaluable guide to ancient ruins. Before visiting Greece, Pausanias had traveled widely in Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Macedonia, Epirus (now in Greece and Albania), and parts of Description takes the form of a tour.

Pausanias, the Greek historian and traveler, lived and wrote around the second century AD, during the period when Greece had fallen peacefully to the Roman Empire. While fragments from this period abound, Pausanias' Periegesis ("description") of Greece is the only fully preserved text of travel writing to have survived.

This collection uses Pausanias as a. about this item: harvard univ. press, cambrideg mass, hardbound. condition: fine. dust jacket condition: fine. loeb classical libraary. this is a beautiful copy, fine in fine dj, of this scarce and important of the volymes in the harvard univ press loeb classical library hardbound in green volume ia description of 1 &.

The Description of Greece is eclectic, detailed and Pausanias' Description of Greece is, in essence, a literary travel book covering central and southern Greece in the late second century AD. It moves around from city to city looking for notable sights which range from temples/sanctuaries (many, many temples/sanctuaries) to extended 4/5.

Page - Endoeus was an Athenian by birth and a pupil of Daedalus, who also, when Daedalus was in exile because of the death of Calos, followed him to Crete. Made by him is a statue of Athena seated, with an inscription that Callias dedicated the image, but Endoeus made it. There is also a building called the Erechtheum.

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Pausanias Description of Greece Author: Pausânias. Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about –, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with.

Full text of "Pausanias's Description of Greece, tr. with a commentary by J.G. Frazer" See other formats. London: Macmillan and Company, Ltd., First Frazer editions, first impressions.

Complete in six volumes. All plates, diagrams, and maps present. Vol. I: xcvi. He is famous for his Description of Greece (Ἑλλάδος περιήγησις Hellados Periegesis) a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece from firsthand observations, and is a crucial link between classical literature and modern archaeology/5.

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If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. Read "Guide to Greece Southern Greece" by Pausanias available from Rakuten Kobo.

Written by a Greek traveller in the second century ad for a principally Roman audience, Pausanias' Guide to Greece is a Brand: Penguin Books Ltd. Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about &#;, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome.

He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a Brand: Harvard. Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about &#;, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome.

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Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book. Description of Greece: -VIII, xxi v. 3 by Pausanias,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).Pausanias, (died probably between and bc, Sparta [Greece]), Spartan commander during the Greco-Persian Wars who was accused of treasonous dealings with the enemy.

A member of the Agiad royal family, Pausanias was the son of King Cleombrotus I and nephew of King Leonidas. He became regent for Leonidas’ son after the father was killed at Thermopylae ().The second volume of the time-honored travel book about Greece, written 2, years ago Written by a Greek traveller in the second century ad for a principally Roman audience, Pausanias' Guide to Greece is a comprehensive, extraordinarily literate and well-informed guidebook for tourists of the age/5(3).