Description of Greece, I: Books 1-2 (Attica and Corinth) by Pausanias, W. H. S. Jones

By Pausanias, W. H. S. Jones

Pausanias, born most likely in Lydia in Asia Minor, used to be a Greek of the 2d century CE, approximately 120–180, who travelled extensively not just in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but in addition in Greece and in Italy, together with Rome. He left an outline of Greece in ten books, that's like a topographical guidebook or journey of Attica, the Peloponnese, and valuable Greece, stuffed out with old bills and occasions and digressions on proof and wonders of nature. His leader curiosity used to be the monuments of artwork and structure, in particular the main well-known of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of those is proved via surviving is still. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Pausanias is in 5 volumes; the 5th quantity includes maps, plans, illustrations, and a common index.

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