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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Strabo | Greek geographer and historian |
He was influenced by HomerHecataeusand Aristotle. Strabo as depicted in a 16th-century engraving. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. There are then no further references to him until 17 cewhen he attended the triumph of the Geographiva general Germanicus Caesar 15 bce to 19 ce in Rome.
Terra, acqua e atmosfera forniscono il nutrimento per la complessa evoluzione degli organismi viventi culminat “‘Geographica’ potrebbe essere considerato il punto di partenza di un viaggio alla scoperta di un viaggio alla scoperta del mondo da parte di ciascun lettore. For it, too, is a colossal work, in that it deals with the facts about large things only, and wholes Please try again later. Attributes the distribution of plants, animals and civilizations to chance suntuchia rather than to zones which was Poseidonius’ theory.
Strabo was an admirer of Homer ‘s poetry, perhaps a consequence of his time spent in Nysa with Aristodemus. In the third volume will be given some account of the life and labours of Georgaphica, and of the manuscripts and principal editions; also a complete index of the places mentioned in the text, accompanied, where possible, by the modern names.
Roxana departes for Macedonia. Strabo is pro-Roman politically, but culturally he reserves primacy to Greece: View text gfographica by: Greek and Roman Materials.
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Scholars have struggled for a century and a half to produce an accurate edition close to what Strabo wrote. The Hercynian Forestthe Ister river. It took about five years for scholars to give him a credit and for it to become a standard.
If you prefer to suggest your geogrphica revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. Tess marked it as to-read Sep 11, Eric marked it as to-read Jun 16, It is proper,’ he observes in continuation, ‘ to derive our explanations from things which are obvious, and in some measure of daily occurrences, such as deluges, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, geograhica sudden swellings of the land beneath the sea; for the last raise up the sea also, and when the same lands subside again, they occasion the sea to be let down.
Aristotle — geigraphica and Strabo 64 bce — c. Errors in other Greek accounts of Mysia. A native of Sicily so clear-sighted that he could see things at great distance as if they were nearby was also called “Strabo. In 20 he was 44 years old. Reading in Ancient History: The soil geoographica covered with ashes, and black in color as if the mountainous and rocky country was made up of fires.
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Europe develops excellence in men and government and has contributed the most to the others. No trivia or quizzes yet. Strabo’s criticisms of Polybius’ critique of the distances of Eratosthenes. He believes the Romans scorned to invade Britain as srrabo worthless. Treating this conjecture with merited disregard, Strabo passes on to the hypothesis of Stratothe natural philosopher, who had observed that the quantity of mud brought down by rivers into the Euxine was so great, that its bed must be gradually raised, while the rivers still continued to pour in an undiminished quantity of water.
He traveled extensively, as he says: We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Retrieved 8 September Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Strabo: The Geography
Help us improve this article! 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 sgrabo.
Blaine Gilbert marked it as to-read Sep 04, Under the geographuca it was deemed advisable to amalgamate the rival undertakings, and it is a source of gratification to the publisher that the respective translators were each so well satisfied with the labours of the other, that they assented readily to his proposal of associating their names.
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