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Pausanias Description of Greece

with an English transltion

by Pausanias

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.H.S. Jones
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsJones, W. H. S. (William Henry Samuel), 1876-1963, Ormerod, Henry Arderne, 1886-1964, Wycherley, R. E. (Richard Ernest)
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24595543M

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DESCRIPTION OF GREECE 5. 1 - 15, TRANSLATED BY W. JONES ELIS (MYTHICAL HISTORY) [] I. The Greeks who say that the Peloponnesus has five, and only five, divisions must agree that Arcadia contains both Arcadians and Eleans, that the second division belongs to the Achaeans, and the remaining three to the Dorians.

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Pausanias Description of Greece Author: Pausânias. 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, Description of Greece ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source Pausanias Description of Greece book Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue.

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Tom Potter. out of 5 stars The ancient Greece databank. Reviewed in the United States on Octo /5(7). Complete Works of Pausanias (Delphi Classics) (Delphi Ancient Classics Book 39) - Kindle edition by Pausanias. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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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.

PAUSANIAS of Lydia ca. to AD He flourished at a time when Greece was under Roman rule. Pausanias wrote a Tour of Greece in 10 books, mostly from his own travels and meant to be a sort of guidebook for tourists on his travels and to show him what to look for/5.

Full text of "Pausanias's Description of Greece, tr. with a commentary by J.G. Frazer" See other formats. Pausanias was a Greek traveler during height of Roman rule.

His most important work is the Description of Greece [Periegesis Hellados], a sort of tourist guidebook, which remains an invaluable text on ancient ruins.

The book seems to have. 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. Description of Greece: A Pausanias Reader, Scrolls 1– Translation based on the original rendering by W.

Jones, (Scroll 2 with H.A. Ormerod), containing some of the footnotes of Jones. The translation is edited, with revisions, by Gregory Nagy [. The Description of Greece and Pausanias' effort in creating it are without any doubt of enormous and enduring value, especially when travelling in Greece, but also more generally to envisage life in antiquity.

In this respect, there are three specific factors to stress, two to do with facts, the third with perspective. Pausanias (fl.

CE), one of the Roman world's great travelers, sketches in Description of Greece the history, geography, landmarks, legends, and religious cults of all the important Greek cities.

He shares his enthusiasm for great sites, describing them with care and an accuracy confirmed by comparison with monuments that still stand today.

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.

Pausanias: Description of Greece, Volume III, Books () (Loeb Classical Library No. ) (English and Greek Edition) Pausanias; W. Jones Published by Harvard University Press / Heinemann (). Pausanias's Description of Greece: Commentary on Books II-V: Corinth, Laconia, Messenia, Elis (Hardback or Cased Book) Pausanias, James George Published by Franklin Classics 10/11/ ().

Pausanias Description of Greece Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share Pages:   Pausanias was a Greek geographer and native of Lydia who explored Greece, Macedonia, Asia and Africa, before settling in Rome.

Pausanias is believed to have lived in the second half of the second century A.D. and is thought by some historians to have been a doctor as well as a scholar/5().

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A traveler and geographer of the 2nd century A.D. Pausanias was most probably born in Lydia (Asia Minor) and wrote a very important work, the Description of is a lengthy and detailed itinerary in ten books, describing the most important sites of the Peloponnese, Attica, Boeotia and ing to the famous classicist James Frazer who wrote on Pausanias.

Description of Greece by Pausanias; 41 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Antiquities, Description and travel, Early works toGreek Art, Greek.Pausanias's Description of Greece, Volume 6 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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