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Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about 120180, 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 topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filledPausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about 120 180, 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 topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with historical accounts and events and digressions on facts and wonders of nature His chief interest was the monuments of art and architecture, especially the most famous of them the accuracy of his descriptions of these is proved by surviving remains.The Loeb Classical Library edition of Pausanias is in five volumes the fifth volume contains maps, plans, illustrations, and a general index.


  • Title: Description of Greece, Vol. II: Books 3-5 (Loeb Classical Library, #188)
  • Author: Pausanias W.H.S. Jones
  • ISBN: 9780674992078
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover

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Pausanias W.H.S. Jones

Pausanias p se ni s Greek Pausan as c AD 110 c 180 was a Greek traveler and geographer of the 2nd century AD, who lived in the times of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius He is famous for his Description of Greece Hellados Periegesis a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece from firsthand observations, and is a crucial link between classical literature and modern archaeology



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