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The Geography of Strabo.

Strabo

The Geography of Strabo.

by Strabo

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Published by G.Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In 3 vols.

Statementliterally translated with notes by W.Falconer.
ContributionsFalconer, W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18663750M

Strabo's historical work is lost, but his most important Geography in seventeen books has survived. After two introductory books, numbers 3 and 4 deal with Spain and Gaul, 5 and 6 with Italy and Sicily, 7 with north and east Europe, 8–10 with Greek lands, 11–14 with the main regions of Asia and with Asia Minor, 15 with India and Iran, the geography of strabo book 17 Download the geography of strabo book 17 or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the geography of strabo book 17 book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .

Strabo was a Greek historian and geographer who lived between the 1st century BC and the 1st century. Having made many trips during his life he obtained an overview of the ancient civilizations of his time, which he wrote down in two series of books, the first named "History" and the second "Geography".   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 3 by Strabo; The Geography of Strabo, Volume 2 (of 3) by Strabo The Geography of Strabo, Volume 2 (of 3) Literally Translated, with Notes Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Geography.

Geography, Volume II book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Strabo (ca. 64 BCE to ca. 25 CE), an Asiatic Greek of Amasia in /5. Catalogue Incunabula. Illustrated Books of the XVI. & XVIII. Cent.: Geography & History, Maps & Travel. Including Aesop Strassburg , Ars moriendi Lyon , Bergomensis De claris mulieribus Ferrara , The illustrated Schoensperger Bible , Canibus Brunn , Hortus sanitatis Ausburg , Livius Rome , Seneca Naples , Strabo Rome , Breviarium Frangipani Venice .


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This helps clarify what the Historians were saying, which sometimes was not true. Strabo was pretty accurate/5(2). According to Wikipedia: "Strabo (64/63 BC &#; c.

AD 24), was a Greek geographer, philosopher and historian. Strabo was born to an affluent family from Amaseia in Pontus (modern Amasya, Turkey), a city that he said was situated the approximate equivalent of 75 km from the Black Sea. Pontus had Brand: Seltzer Books. Elephantina is an island in the Nile, at the distance of half a stadium in front of Syene; in this island is a city with a temple of Cnuphis, and a nilometer like that at Memphis.

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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Strabo wrote the Geography between the years 17/18 and 23/ He presents a fascinating picture of how the world appeared to the Greeks and Romans of the late 1st century BCE and early 1st century 5/5(1).

Strabo (ca. 64 BCE to ca. 25 CE), an Asiatic Greek of Amasia in Pontus, studied at Nysa and after 44 BCE at Rome. He became a keen traveller who saw a large part of Italy, various near eastern regions including the Black Sea, various parts of Asia Minor, Egypt as far as Ethiopia, and parts of Greece.

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15, Views. 14 Favorites. 1 Review. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file Pages: The Geography of Strabo, Volume 1 Loeb classical library Loeb classical library. Greek authors The Geography of Strabo, John Robert Sitlington Sterrett Volume 1 of The Geography of Strabo: With an 3/5(3).

Strabo, Geography, books in 8 volumes (Loeb Classical Library) Item Preview 1 Strabo 01 Geography pdf. 2 Strabo 02 Geography pdf. 3 Strabo 03 Geography pdf. Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are. Editions of Strabo’s Geography.

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The Geographica, or Geography, is an encyclopedia of geographical knowledge, consisting of 17 'books', written in Greek by Strabo, an educated citizen of the Roman Empire of Greek descent.

Work can have begun on it no earlier than 20 BC. 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.

Strabo probably worked on. The Geography of Strabo by Strabo; 39 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Ancient Geography, Early works toGeography, Greek language materials. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Strabo. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Strabo: Geography (HTML at Perseus) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.

Additional books from the extended shelves: Strabo: Caucasiarum regionum et gentium Straboniana descriptio commentario perpetuo illustrata.

(Lipsiae, Sumtibus), also by. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg The Geography of Strabo, Volume 1 (of 3) Literally Translated, with Notes Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Geography -- Early works to Category: Text: EBook-No.

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Introduction and purpose of.Titled Strabonis rerum geographicarum libri IIXV [with] Isaaci Casauboni commentaries et castigations (The 17 books about geographical matters by Strabo, with commentary and notes by Isaac Casaubon), this book was published inand is one of the earliest printed editions of Strabo’s work.

Strabo (64/63 BC – c. AD 24) was a Greek philosopher, geographer and historian who travelled.