Description of Greece by Pausanias
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Description of Greece
By Pausanias

Description of Greece

Bks.VI-VIII, xxi v. 3

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Description of Greece by Pausanias

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Pausanias (fl. 150 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674993006
ISBN-10: 0674993004
Format: Hardback
(171mm x 121mm x 25mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: LOEB
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1977
Country of Publication: United States

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Pausanias (fl. 150 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.

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