Pausanias: Travel and Memory in Roman Greece

Pausanias: Travel and Memory in Roman Greece

by Pausanias
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195171322

ISBN-13: 9780195171327

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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

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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 multifaceted lens yielding indispensable information about the cultural world of Roman Greece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195171327
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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