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Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous : The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary.

Author: Graham Shipley
Publisher: Oxford : Liverpool University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The text of the Periplous or 'circumnavigation' is a highly significant geographical text by a 4th century BC author. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean and Black Sea, and may have been written to demonstrate the size of the inhabited world of the ancient Greeks. This revised edition contains the text and translation, with full commentary.
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Shipley, Graham
Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous : The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary
Oxford : Liverpool University Press,c2020
Named Person: Scylax, of Caryanda
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Shipley
ISBN: 9781789624977 1789624975
OCLC Number: 1202470492
Language Note: Text in English and Ancient Greek.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (276 p.)

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The text of the Periplous or 'circumnavigation' is a highly significant geographical text by a 4th century BC author. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean and Black Sea, and may have been written to demonstrate the size of the inhabited world of the ancient Greeks. This revised edition contains the text and translation, with full commentary.

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