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Description of Greece

Pausanias

Description of Greece

by Pausanias

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Published by Heinemann, G. P. Putnam"s Sons in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPausanias. 3, Books VI-VIII (I-XXI) / with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones.
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsJones, W. H. S. 1876-1963.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19557705M

He is famous for his Description of Greece (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλάδος Περιήγησις, Hellados Periegesis), a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece from his firsthand observations. This work provides crucial information for making links between classical literature and modern : c.  AD, Lydia, Asia Minor.   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 Rome. He left a description of Greece in ten books Author: Pausanias.

  *Includes Table of ContentsPausanias ( &#x; A.D.), was a Greek geographer, known for his work Description of Greece. The ten volumes (which are all included), cover Attica, Corinth, Laconia, and more. This edition is translated by W.H.S. Jones and H.A. : Charles River Editors. 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 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.

DESCRIPTION OF GREECE 4. 1 - 19, TRANSLATED BY W. H. S. JONES MESSENIA (MYTHICAL HISTORY) [] I. The frontier between Messenia and that part of it which was incorporated by the emperor in Laconia towards Gerenia is formed in our time by the valley called Choerius. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pausanias. Description of Greece. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, , t.p


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Description of Greece, Volume I: Books (Attica and Corinth) (Loeb Classical Library) Revised ed. Edition by Pausanias (Author), W. Jones (Translator)/5(7). Pausanias (/pɔːˈseɪniəs/; Greek: παυσανίας Pausanías; c.

AD – c. ) was a Greek traveler and geographer of the 2nd century AD, who lived in the times of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius. He is famous for his Description of Greece (ἑλλάδος περιήγησις Hellados Periegesis) a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece /5.

This work is often cited as an important firsthand account of ancient Greece which provides a crucial link between classical literature and modern archaeology. "Description of Greece" is composed of ten books describing the various regions in which Pausanias traveled, they are as follows: 1.

Attica, 2. Corinth, 3. Laconia, 4. Messenia, 5. Elis, 6. Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the second century CE, about –, who traveled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt, and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome.

He 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 historical accounts.

Description of Greece, I: Books (Attica and Corinth) (Loeb Classical Library) Pausanias, W.H.S. Jones (ed.) 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 Rome.

Description of Greece; Books I and II [Pausanias] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt: made his escape to the heights of Gerania. Description Of Greece Book 1: Attica Lyrics. [] On the Greek mainland facing the Cyclades Islands and the Aegean Sea the Sunium promontory stands out from the Attic land.

When you have rounded the promontory you see a harbor and a temple to Athena of Sunium on the peak of the promontory. 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 (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.

Pausanias was a 2nd century AD Roman traveler who wrote a comprehensive guide about Ancient Greece, describing its culture, buildings, and myths in a work that reads much like a travel guide and was intended for foreign audiences. Read more Read less click to open popover/5(3).

This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online.

Pausanias Description of Greece Author: Pausânias. Description of Greece: in four volumes with a companion volume containing maps, plans and indicesHarvard University Press, Heinemann in English.

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 descriptions of art work to short historical excurses.4/5. Title: Description of Greece, Volume 1 Description of Greece, William Henry Samuel Jones Loeb classical library [Greek authors] ; 93,Loeb classical library5/5(1).

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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pausanias. Description of Greece. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, (OCoLC) Document Type. Pausanias, Description of Greece ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help.

Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book. He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, aboutwho travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome/5.

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.

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 Rome.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Pausanias's Description of Greece, tr. with a commentary by J.G. Frazer".DESCRIPTION OF GREECE 5.

16 - 27, TRANSLATED BY W. H. S. JONES TEMPLE OF OLYMPIAN HERA [] XVI. It remains after this for me to describe the. This work is often cited as an important firsthand account of ancient Greece which provides a crucial link between classical literature and modern archaeology. "Description of Greece" is composed of ten books describing the various regions in which Pausanias traveled, they are as follows: 1.

Attica, 2. Corinth, 3. Laconia, 4. Messenia, 5. Elis, : Pausanias.