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Strabo's cultural geography : the making of a kolossourgia

Author: Daniela Dueck; Hugh Lindsay; Sarah Pothecary
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Strabo of Amasia's Geography observes the world of the Augustan period. This 2005 volume explores a wide range of questions addressed in the Geography and offers different approaches for their study.  Read more...

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Named Person: Estrabón.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniela Dueck; Hugh Lindsay; Sarah Pothecary
ISBN: 9780521853064 0521853060 9780521175104 0521175100
OCLC Number: 935721253
Notes: Índices: p. 276-286.
Description: XVI, 286 p.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Kolossourgia. 'A colossal statue of a work' Sarah Pothecary; 2. Reflections of philosophy: Strabo and geographical sources Christina Horst Roseman; 3. Who is a barbarian? The barbarians in the ethnological and cultural taxonomies of Strabo Eran Almagor; 4. Gender at the crossroads of empire: locating women in Strabo's Geography Denise Eileen McCoskey; 5. Strabo and Homer: a chapter in cultural history Anna Maria Biraschi; 6. Strabo's use of poetry Daniela Dueck; 7. Strabo's sources in the light of a tale Nikos Litinas; 8. The foundation of Greek colonies and their main features in Strabo: a portrayal lacking homogeneity? Francesco Trotta; 9. 'Men of high reputation' in Strabo's Geography Johannes Engels; 10. Comparing Strabo with Pausanias: Greece in context vs. Greece in depth Maria Pretzler; 11. The European provinces: Strabo as evidence Sarah Pothecary; 12. Amasya and Strabo's patria in Pontus Hugh Lindsay; 13. Cappadocia through Strabo's eyes Silvia Panichi; 14. Greek geography and Roman empire: the transformation of tradition in Strabo's Euxine David Braund; 15. Josephus' hidden dialogue with Strabo Yuval Shahar; 16. Temporal layers within Strabo's description of Coele Syria, Phoenicia and Judaea Ze'ev Safrai.
Responsibility: edited by Daniela Dueck, Hugh Lindsay and Sarah Pothecary.

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