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The Routledge companion to Strabo

Author: Daniela Dueck
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. ©2017
Series: Routledge companions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Strabo.; Strabo.; Strabo.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniela Dueck
ISBN: 9781138904330 1138904333
OCLC Number: 957455063
Description: xiv, 407 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Daniela Dueck --
Strabo's point of view. Strabo's philosophy and Stoicism / Myrto Hatzimichali --
"Such is Rome ... ": Strabo on the imperial metropolis / Nicholas Purcell --
Looking in from the outside: Strabo's attitude towards the Roman people / Jesper Majbom Madsen --
The Geography. The inhabited world and its parts. Strabo's Mediterranean / Katherine Clarke --
Strabo's description of the North and Roman geo-political ideas / Ekaterina ilyushechkina --
Strabo and Iberia / Benedict J. Lowe --
Strabo, Italy and the Italian peoples / Elvira Migliario --
Strabo and the history of Armenia / Giusto Traina --
Strabo's Libya / Jehan Desanges --
Human geography. Ethnography and Identity in Strabo's Geography / Edward Dandrow --
Strabo's roads / Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen --
Patterns of trade and economy in Strabo' s Geography / Marta García Morcillo --
Strabo's Cis-Tauran Asia: A humanistic geography / María-Paz de Hoz --
Mathematical geography. Measurement data in Strabo's Geography / Klaus Geus and Kurt Guckelsberger --
Strabo: from maps to words / Pierre Moret --
The art of writing geography. Signposts and sub-divisions: hidden pointers in Strabo's narrative / Sarah Pothecary --
A river runs through it: waterways and narrative in Strabo / Catherine Connors --
Spicing up geography: Strabo's use of tales and anecdotes / Daniela Dueck --
Strabo's expendable authorities / Hans Wietzke --
Traditions and sources. Man of many voices and of much knowledge, or, In search of Strabo's Homer / Jane l. Lightfoot --
Strabo and the Homeric commentators / Alexandra Trachsel --
Myth as evidence in Strabo / Lee E. Patterson --
Under the shadow of Eratosthenes: Strabo and the Alexander historians / Antonio Ignacio Molina Marin --
The text. Textual traditions and textual problems / Roberto Nicolai --
On Translating Strabo into English / Duane W. Roller --
The historiographic work(s). Strabo the historian / Goscivit Malinowski --
Reception. "So says Strabo": the reception of Strabo's work in antiquity / Søren Lund Sørensen --
Strabo's reception in the Latin West (fifteenth-sixteenth centuries) / Patrick Gautier Dalché.
Series Title: Routledge companions.
Responsibility: edited by Daniela Dueck.

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