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The Geography of Strabo

Strabo

The Geography of Strabo

in eight volumes.

by Strabo

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


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by HoraceLeonard Jones, based in part upon the unfinished version of John Robert Sitlington Sterrett.
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsSterrett, John Robert Sitlington., Jones, Horace Leonard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19558616M

Strabo was at work some two thousand years ago, in the early days of the Roman empire. His Geography is a description of the cultural and geo-political world of that time, as well as an account of how the physical world was then perceived. Strabo focuses on how the world of the political present emerged from the world of the political past. According to Wikipedia: "Strabo (64/63 BC &#; c. AD 24), was a Greek geographer, philosopher and historian. Strabo was born to an affluent family from Amaseia in Pontus (modern Amasya, Turkey), a city that he said was situated the approximate equivalent of 75 km from the Black Sea. Pontus had Brand: Seltzer Books.

THEGEOGRAPHYOF STRABO 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 . ‎According to Wikipedia: "Strabo (64/63 BC ñ c. AD 24), was a Greek geographer, philosopher and historian. Strabo was born to an affluent family from Amaseia in Pontus (modern Amasya, Turkey), a city that he said was situated the approximate equivalent of 75 km from the Black Sea. Pontus had recently.

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BOOK V. ITALY. SUMMARY. The Fifth Book contains a description of Italy from the roots of the Alps to the Strait of Sicily, the Gulf of Taranto, and the region about Posidonium; likewise of Venetia, Liguria, Agro Piceno, Tuscany, Rome, Campania, Lucania, Apulia, and the islands lying in the sea between Genoa and Sicily.

10 Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, and Strabo, all believed that the longitude of Rhodes was the same as that of Alexandria, although actually it is 2° 22′ 45″ west of that place. The coasts of Caria, Ionia, and the Troad incline considerably to the west, while Byzantium is about 3° east of the Troad, and the mouth of the Dnieper is above 3° 46′ east of Byzantium.

Aug 11,  · The Geography of Strabo: Literally Translated, With Notes, the First Six Books By H. Hamilton, the Remainder By W. Falconer, Vol. 2 of 3 (Classic Reprint). Aug 28,  · Strabo (ca. 64 BCE to ca. 25 CE), an Asiatic Greek of Amasia in Pontus, studied at Nysa and after 44 BCE at Rome.

He became a keen traveller who saw a large part of Italy, various near eastern regions including the Black Sea, various parts of Asia Minor, Egypt as far as Ethiopia, and parts of /5(2).

Strabo, Greek geographer and historian whose Geography is the only extant work covering the whole range of peoples and countries known to both Greeks and Romans during the reign of Augustus (27 bce–14 ce). Its numerous quotations from technical literature, moreover, provide a remarkable account of.

Feb 13,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Jan 04,  · Strabo, Geography, books in 8 volumes (Loeb Classical Library) Item Preview 1 Strabo 01 Geography pdf. 2 Strabo 02 Geography pdf. 3 Strabo 03 Geography pdf. Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Strabo's historical work is lost, but his most important Geography in seventeen books has survived. After two introductory books, numbers 3 and 4 deal with Spain and Gaul, 5 and 6 with Italy and Sicily, 7 with north and east Europe, 8–10 with Greek lands, 11–14 with the main regions of Asia and with Asia Minor, 15 with India and Iran, Strabo has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Strabo’s most popular book is Geography, Volume I: Books User Review - Flag as inappropriate Strabo wrote the Geography between the years 17/18 and 23/ He presents a fascinating picture of how the world appeared to the Greeks and Romans of the late 1st century BCE and early 1st century CE.5/5(1).

This is a selective summary of translations of Strabo’s work from ancient Greek into modern languages: English, French, German and Italian. Each entry starts with the number of books of the Geography translated, as translators sometimes stall out before completing all seventeen books.

For e-books, where available, click on the volume number. In his seventeen-book Geography, Strabo (c. 64 BCE-c. 25 CE) discusses geographical method, stresses the value of geography, and draws attention to the physical, political, and historical details of separate countries.

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Additional books from the extended shelves: Strabo: Caucasiarum regionum et gentium Straboniana descriptio commentario perpetuo illustrata.

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Based in Part Upon the Unfinished Version of John Robert Sitlington Sterrett, John Robert Sitlington 3/5(3). Strabo was born to an affluent family from Amaseia in Pontus (modern Amasya, Turkey), [2] a city that he said was situated the approximate equivalent of 75 km from the Black Sea.

Pontus had recently fallen to the Roman Republic, and although politically he was a proponent of Roman imperialism, Strabo belonged on his mother's side to a prominent family whose members had held important positions.the geography of strabo book 17 Download the geography of strabo book 17 or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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After two introductory books, numbers 3 and 4 deal with Spain and Gaul, 5 and 6 with Italy and Sicily, 7 with north and east Europe, 8—10 with Greek lands, 11—14 with the main regions of Asia and with Asia Minor, 15 with India and Iran, 16 Brand: Harvard.