Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Pausanias, the Periegete
(520 words)

ca. AD 130–180;

known as a Greek travel writer.

Works

Only one work is extant under the name of Pausanias, entitled Description of Greece.

Manuscripts

The work is transmitted in 24 manuscripts, none of them are older than the 15th cent.; they can be divided into three categories.

Translations

A Latin translation of the Greek edition was published.

Works

Greek Titl…

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Frateantonio, Christa, “Pausanias, the Periegete”, 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 18 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0164>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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