Pausanias Description of Greece, V, Maps, Plans, Ilustrations and General Index. (Loeb Classical Library No. 298) by Pausanias

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  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel - General

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ContributionsR. E. Wycherley (Editor)
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7694094M
ISBN 100674993292
ISBN 109780674993297

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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.

He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the 4/4(1). Pausanias has books on Goodreads with ratings. Pausanias’s most popular book is Guide to Greece: Central Greece (Guide to Greece, 1 of 2) (book.

DESCRIPTION OF GREECE 4. 1 - 19, TRANSLATED BY W. JONES MESSENIA (MYTHICAL HISTORY) [] I. The frontier between Messenia and that part of Pausanias book which was incorporated by the emperor in Laconia towards Gerenia is formed in our time by the valley called Choerius.

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). The first volume of the time-honored travel book about Greece, written 2, years ago Written in the second century AD by a Greek traveller for a predominantly Roman audience, Pausanias' Guide to Greece is an extraordinarily literate and well-informed guidebook.

A study of buildings, traditions and myth, it describes with precision and eloquence the glory of classical Greece shortly before its ultimate Cited by: Classical Texts Library >> Pausanias, Description of Greece >> Book PAUSANIAS 1 - PAUSANIAS CONTENTS.

BOOK 1. 1 - Attica. BOOK 1. Pausanias book - Attica. BOOK 1. 30 - Attica. BOOK 2. 1 - Argolis. BOOK 2. 15 - Argolis. BOOK 2. 29 - Pausanias seems to refer to a battle in B.C., but the date of the artist.

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 Pausanias book the Achaeans, and the remaining three to the Dorians.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Pausanias, the Greek historian and traveler, lived and wrote around the second c /5(3).

Pausanias (Greek: Παυσανίας; died c. BC) was a Spartan regent, general, and war leader for the Greeks who was suspected of conspiring with the Persian king, Xerxes I, during the Greco-Persian is known of his life is Pausanias book according to Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, together with a handful of other classical sources.

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Pausanias Description of Greece Author: Pausânias. 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. 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.

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 /5. 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 been composed sometime between and AD. 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. Pausanias introduces the theme of virtue that runs throughout the speeches, particularly becoming important in Socrates’ (or Diotima’s) speech.

He also establishes a dichotomy between ‘good’. 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. Pausanias. 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, "without him.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Pausanias. Books from the extended shelves: Pausanias: Descrizione della Grecia / (Roma: Presso Vincenzo Poggioli, ), also by A. Nibby (page images at HathiTrust) Pausânias: Descrizione della Grecia di Pausania, nuovamente dal testo greco, (Roma, Poggioli, ), also by A.

Nibby (page images at HathiTrust). PAUSANIAS - ( ) Description of Ancient Greece This important work, presented as a cultural, historical, and geographical tour guide was created from personal observation.

It is composed in 10 books, each describing an area as known from Greek History.5/5. Pausanias' Description of Greece Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb 10 downloads Views 11MB Size.

About Guide to Greece. The first volume of the time-honored travel book about Greece, written 2, years ago Written in the second century AD by a Greek traveller for a predominantly Roman audience, Pausanias’ Guide to Greece is an extraordinarily literate and well-informed guidebook.A study of buildings, traditions and myth, it describes with precision and eloquence the glory of classical.

Pausanias (c. - c. BCE) was a Spartan regent and general who won glory by leading a combined Greek force to victory over the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in BCE. Famously immodest regarding his own talent, he was beset by accusations of colluding with the Persians throughout his career and, despite success in Cyprus and Byzantium, he would meet a particularly.

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 /5().

Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more. Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. Pausanias of Orestis (Ancient Greek: Παυσανίας ἐκ τῆς Ὀρεστίδος) was a member of Philip II of Macedon's personal bodyguard (somatophylakes).He assassinated Philip in BC, possibly at the instigation of Philip's wife Olympias, or even his son Alexander the ias was killed while fleeing the assassination.

Pausanias' Description of Greece is in ten books, each dedicated to some portion of Greece. He begins his tour in Attica, where the city of Athens and its demes dominate the discussion. Subsequent books describe Corinth (2nd book), Laconia (3rd), Messenia (4th), Elis (5th and 6th), Achaia (7th), Arcadia (8th), Boetia (9th), Phocis and Ozolian.

Continua l'itinerario di Pausania attraverso le regioni del Peloponneso. In questo settimo libro, dedicato all'Acaia, la descrizione dei luoghi si apre ad abbracciare un panorama storico e geografico molto vasto: di lì infatti mossero i coloni che popolarono quella parte dell'Asia Minore denominata Ionia, le cui vestigia sono tuttora visibili al visitatore appassionato di archeologia.

Pausanias (/ p ɔː ˈ s eɪ n i ə s /; Greek: Παυσανίας) is the name of several people. Pausanias of Athens, lover of the poet Agathon and a character in Plato's Symposium; Pausanias (general), Spartan general and regent of the 5th century BC Pausanias of Sicily, physician of the 5th century BC, who was a friend of Empedocles; Pausanias of Sparta, King of Sparta from BC to BC.

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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 topographical order.

He also discusses local daily life, ceremonial rituals, legend and folklore. Page xlv - It is the demagogue's trump-card to pose as a representative of the sovereign people; and the only way to meet both the robber and the hypocrite is to organize.

Furthermore, we have in the corrupt politician a determined and unscrupulous enemy. An old traveler said of the Thebans that " the inhabitants are high-spirited, and wonderfully sanguine, but rash, insolent and overbearing. Patrick Paul Hogan’s A Student Commentary on Pausanias Book 1 introduces the first book of Pausanias’ “Description of Greece” to students of Classical Greek.

Pausanias’ second century CE work is the only surviving ancient description of the monuments and artwork of mainland Greece. The second book of Pausanias’ Description of Greece (Corinth and the Argolid) offers an excellent choice for introducing Pausanias’ project to undergraduates and for exploring many of the themes that preoccupy the minds of the pepaideumenoi of the Second Sophistic.

The variety of cities in the Argolid and their histories provide a series of case studies revealing relations with Rome Author: John Gruber-Miller.

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