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Pausanias" Description of Greece

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Pausanias" Description of Greece

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Published by G. Bell and sons in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- Antiquities.,
    • Greece -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtr. into English with notes and index, by Arthur Richard Shilleto.
      SeriesBohn"s classical library
      ContributionsShilleto, Arthur Richard, 1848-1894, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF27 .P4 1886
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7010279M
      LC Control Number09021053
      OCLC/WorldCa2941886


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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.

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Pausanias Description of Greece Author: Pausânias. 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. Before visiting Greece, Pausanias had traveled widely in Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Macedonia, Epirus (now in Greece and Albania), and parts Pausanias Description of Greece book Description takes the form of a tour.

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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 4/5.

PAUSANIAS of Lydia ca. to AD He flourished at a time when Greece was under Roman rule. Pausanias wrote a Tour of Greece in 10 books, mostly from his own travels and meant to be a sort of guidebook for tourists on his travels and to show him what to look for/5.

Full text of "Pausanias's Description of Greece, tr. with a commentary by J.G. Frazer" See other formats. 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. 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. 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. Description of Greece: A Pausanias Reader, Scrolls 1– Translation based on the original rendering by W. Jones, (Scroll 2 with H.A.

Ormerod), containing some of the footnotes of Jones. The translation is edited, with revisions, by Gregory Nagy [. The Description of Greece and Pausanias' effort in creating it are without any doubt of enormous and enduring value, especially when travelling in Greece, but also more generally to envisage life in antiquity.

In this respect, there are three specific factors to stress, two to do with facts, the third with perspective. 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, 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.

Pausanias: Description of Greece, Volume III, Books () (Loeb Classical Library No. ) (English and Greek Edition) Pausanias; W. Jones Published by Harvard University Press / Heinemann (). Pausanias's Description of Greece: Commentary on Books II-V: Corinth, Laconia, Messenia, Elis (Hardback or Cased Book) Pausanias, James George Published by Franklin Classics 10/11/ ().

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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.

Description of Greece by Pausanias; 41 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Antiquities, Description and travel, Early works toGreek Art, Greek.

Pausanias's Description of Greece, Volume 6 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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"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. About the Book. A Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the second century A.D., Pausanias traveled through Greece and wrote an invaluable description of its classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art.

Description: Pausanias, the Greek historian and traveler, lived and wrote around the second century AD, during the period when Greece had fallen peacefully to the Roman Empire.

While fragments from this period abound, Pausanias' Periegesis ("description") of Greece is the only fully preserved text of travel writing to have survived. Buy Pausanias' Description of Greece by Pausanias, Pausanias, Shilleto, A R. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

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The variety of cities in the Argolid and their histories provide a series of case studies revealing relations Author: John Gruber-Miller. 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, which is like a Price: $ Pausanias’ second century CE work is the only surviving ancient description of the monuments and artwork of mainland Greece. Book 1 of the “Description” covers Athens, its demes, and Megara—that is, Attica, the heart of the ancient Greek world.

PAUSANIAS'S DESCRIPTION OF GREECE would be a pity indeed to try to render the Greek of Pausanias into English which should answer to such a description, and yet it is also a pity that the clear, incisive, and elegant style of Dr. Frazer occasionally lends to the tame and colorless expressions of Pausanias a vigor and emphasis which to some.Pausanias: Description of Greece, V, Maps, Plans, Ilustrations and General Index.

(Loeb Classical Library No. ) (Volume V) by Pausanias ().Pausanias, (died probably between and bc, Sparta [Greece]), Spartan commander during the Greco-Persian Wars who was accused of treasonous dealings with the enemy. A member of the Agiad royal family, Pausanias was the son of King Cleombrotus I and nephew of King Leonidas.

He became regent for Leonidas’ son after the father was killed at Thermopylae ().