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Pausanias' Guide to ancient Greece

Author: Christian Habicht
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.
Series: Sather classical lectures, v. 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christian Habicht offers a wide-ranging study of the work and identity of Pausanias, a Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the 2nd century A.D. Pausanias' account of his travels through Greece offers an invaluable description of Greek classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art of interest to modern scholars and travellers alike.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Pausanias; Pausanias (Periegeta).; Pausanias, Periegeta; Pausanias, Periegeta
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Habicht
ISBN: 0520061705 9780520061705
OCLC Number: 40659152
Description: xxiii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. The Man and His Work --
II. Pausanias as a Guide --
III. Pausanias and the Evidence of inscriptions --
IV. Pausanias on the History of Greece --
V. The Roman World of Pausanias --
VI. A Profile of Pausanias.
Series Title: Sather classical lectures, v. 50.
Responsibility: Christian Habicht.
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