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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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He moved to Rome in 44 bce geograhpica study with Tyrannion, the former tutor of Ciceroand with Xenarchus, both of whom were members of the Aristotelian school of philosophy. William added it Dec 28, Chapter 3 — physical geography [ edit ] Book Section Description I. No trivia or quizzes yet.

He thinks no one is north of Ierne.

His first teacher was the master of rhetoric Aristodemus, a former tutor of the sons of Pompey —48 bce in Nysa now Sultanhisar in Turkey on the Maeander now Menderes River. A first edition was published in 7 BC and a final edition no later than 23 AD, in the last year of Strabo’s life.

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Strabo: The Geography

And so, after I had written my Historical Sketches From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The tendencies to revise and even recapitulate, when copying manuscripts, are readily understood.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Tides of the Ocean. A native of Sicily so clear-sighted that he could see things at great distance as if they were nearby was also called “Strabo. 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.

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The doctrine, therefore, that volcanoes are safety valves, and that the subterranean convulsions are probably most violent when first the volcanic energy shifts itself to a new quarter, is not modern. Chris Langfield marked it as to-read Dec 30, Strabo’s life was characterized by extensive travels. He traveled extensively, as he says: Coastal cities from Cyrenaica to Alexandria.

Keely marked it as to-read Sep 25, For the rock album, see Geographica album. Among these are found pieces which in shape and size resemble lentils.


Eastern Dacia and the north shore of the Propontis. It is dtrabo encyclopaedical chronicle and consists of political, economic, social, cultural, geographic description of almost whole Europe: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He died after having devoted his last years to compiling his second important work, his Geographical Sketches.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It first appeared in Western Europe in Rome as a Latin translation issued around Sachan Pandey marked it as to-read May 11, Greek and Roman Materials.

In 25 or 24, together with Aelius Gallus, prefect of Egyptwho had been sent on a military mission to Arabia, he sailed up the Nile as far as Philae. Show by default Hide by default. Despite Xenarchus’s Geoggraphica leanings, Strabi later gives evidence to have formed his own Stoic inclinations. Reading in Ancient History: But the task, like many in a similar position, has been reserved for the publisher of the Classical Library, and he trusts it will be found conscientiously fulfilled.