By Strabo, Horace Leonard Jones
Strabo (ca. sixty four BCE to ca. 25 CE), an Asiatic Greek of Amasia in Pontus, studied at Nysa and after forty four BCE at Rome. He turned a prepared vacationer who observed a wide a part of Italy, numerous close to japanese areas together with the Black Sea, a variety of components of Asia Minor, Egypt so far as Ethiopia, and elements of Greece. He was once decades in Alexandria the place he doubtless studied arithmetic, astronomy, and heritage. Strabo's ancient paintings is misplaced, yet his most crucial Geography in seventeen books has survived. After introductory books, numbers three and four care for Spain and Gaul, five and six with Italy and Sicily, 7 with north and east Europe, 8–10 with Greek lands, 11–14 with the most areas of Asia and with Asia Minor, 15 with India and Iran, sixteen with Assyria, Babylonia, Syria, and Arabia, 17 with Egypt and Africa. In define he follows the nice mathematical geographer Eratosthenes, yet provides common descriptions of separate international locations together with actual, political, and historic info. A sequel to his old memoirs, Geography is deliberate it sounds as if for public servants instead of students—hence the money owed of actual good points and of common items. at the mathematical part it's a useful resource of data approximately Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, and Posidonius. The Loeb Classical Library version of Strabo is in 8 volumes.
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