Landscape and Literature in the Periegesis of Pausanias
By (author) William Hutton
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Describing Greece by William Hutton
Book DescriptionThe Periegesis Hellados (Description of Greece) by Pausanias is the most important example of non-fictional travel literature in ancient Greek. With this work Professor Hutton examines Pausanias' arrangement and expression of his material and evaluates his authorial choices in light of the contemporary literary currents of the day and in light of the cultural milieu of the Roman empire in the time of Hadrian and the Antonines. The descriptions offered in the Periegesis Hellados are also examined in the context of the archaeological evidence available for the places Pausanias visited. This study reveals Pausanias to be a surprisingly sophisticated literary craftsman and a unique witness to Greek identity at a time when that identity was never more conflicted.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521072243
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - William Hutton
William Hutton is Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at the College of William & Mary, Virginia. He has published articles on classical studies in Minos and Ancient History Bulletin.
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