Mela, Pomponius
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1st cent. AD;

Roman geographer from Tingentera (Southern Spain).


Geographical description of the Mediterranean world.


The transmission is based on a codex copied in the 9th cent. in the vicinity of Lupus of Ferrières and Heiric of Auxerre. It was only in the 14th, and above all in the 15th cent., that n…

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Pausch, Dennis, “Mela, Pomponius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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