Geographica has 9 ratings and 1 review. ‘Geographica’ potrebbe essere considerato il punto di partenza di un viaggio alla scoperta di un viaggio alla sc. THE present translation of Strabo, the great Geographer of Antiquity, is the first which has been laid before the English public. It is curious that a classic of so. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we .

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The Tauric Chersonese Crimea. He believes the Romans scorned to invade Britain as being worthless. Critiques Hipparchus ‘ criticism of Patrocles, which was based on Deimachus and Megasthenes.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Eric marked it as to-read Jun 16, Representation of a spherical surface as a plane requires the geographer to be a mathematician. Views Read Edit View history.

Kirsten marked it as to-read Nov 27, The father of Pompey was called ” Pompeius Strabo “. Iron was worked in many places but only for local needs; silver, obtained from lead, was of….

He thinks no one is north of Ierne. Preview — Geographica by Strabo. But the reason is, that the same land is sometimes raised up and sometimes depressed, and the sea also is simultaneously raised and depressed so that it either overflows or returns into its own place again.

Critiques of Eratosthenes’ sources: Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Views Read Edit View history. Although Strabo closely followed the treatise against Eratosthenes of the Greek astronomer Hipparchuswho had lived in the 2nd century bcehe blamed Hipparchus for neglecting the description of the Earth.


He studied under various persons, including Tyranniona captive geographics Greek and private tutor, who instructed Cicero ‘s two sons. Internet URLs are the best. The Sabine lands and Latium.

However, it is not reasonable to accept that the whole country was burned down at a time as a result of such an event rather than as a result of a fire bursting from underground whose source has now died out. The region is populated by the Keltikoi and some Lusitanai resettled there from beyond the Tagus by the Romans. Judging by the date when he wrote his personal notes, he must have worked on the book geigraphica his geogra;hica in Egypt and then have put it aside from 2?

Strabo: The Geography

straboo This critical study led him logically to decide in favour of a descriptive type of geography, based on a map with an orthogonal perpendicular projection. Example of random racial distribution: Contributions of the Romans and Parthians to geography. Strabo says he personally travelled from Armenia to Tyrrhenia and from the Euxine Sea to the frontiers of Ethiopia.

Zeki marked it as to-read Aug 06, Strabo found fault with the map designing of the Greek scholar Eratostheneswho lived from c.

Thorwald Franke rated it it was amazing Aug 17, More details about Alexandria. The islands of Iberia: Adventures and misadventures of Eudoxus. If one presumes that Strabo acquired the motivation for writing geography during his education, the latter must have been complete by the time of his next visit to Rome in 35 BC at 29 years old.

Preliminary remarks about Asia. Greek and Roman Materials.

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Tides of the Ocean. Enter a Perseus citation to go to another section or work. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And it is not merely the small, but the large islands also, and not merely the islands, but the continents, which can be lifted up together with the sea; and both large and small tracts may subside, for habitations and cities, like Bure, Bizona, and many others, have been engulfed by earthquakes.


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Obviously, personal travel notes formed only a small part of the material used in this considerable work, although Strabo prided himself on having travelled westward from Armenia as far as the regions of Tuscany opposite Sardinia, and southward from straho Black Sea as far as the frontiers of Ethiopia. Britain, Ireland, and Thule.

As the war drew to a close, Strabo’s grandfather had turned several Pontic fortresses over to the Romans. Linea marked it as to-read Oct 01, Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. His first chapter of education took place in Nysa modern SultanhisarTurkey under the master of rhetoric Aristodemuswho geeographica formerly taught the sons of the very same Roman general who had taken over Pontus. Tess marked it as to-read Sep 11, Geological phenomena were reported when they were in some way unusual or when they furnished an explanation for other phenomena—such as the Atlantic tides in Iberia, the volcanic landscapes to be seen in southern Italy and Sicily, the fountains of naphtha occurring near the Euphrates Riverand the rise and fall of the Nile waters.

Cyrus marked it as to-read Jan 11, Harbours of AlexandriaPharos Island. Study and exploration contribution to cartography In map: Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: You can help by adding to it.