Geography of Strabo (BOK)

Duane W Roller

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The Geography of Strabo is the only surviving work of its type in Greek literature, and the major source for the history of Greek scholarship on geography and the formative processes of the earth. In addition, this lengthy and complex work contains a vast amount of information on other topics, including the journey of Alexander the Great, cultic history, the history of the eastern Mediterranean in the first century BC, and women's history. Modern knowledge of seminal geographical authors such as Eratosthenes and Hipparchos relies almost totally on Strabo's use of them. This is the first complete English translation in nearly a century, and the first to make use of recent scholarship on the Greek text itself and on the history of geography. The translation is supplemented by a detailed discussion of Strabo's life and his purpose in writing the Geography, as well as the sources that he used.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Duane W Roller
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107038257
Antall sider 1158 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 10,2cm
Vekt 2294 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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