Strabo
(403 words)

b. ca. 62 BC in Amaseia in the Pontus;

d. ca. AD 24;

Greek geographer and historian.

Works

Extant: Geōgraphiká in 17 books (complete except for the end of book 7).

Papyri

Only sparse papyrus remains have been found.

Manuscripts

Approximately 30 manuscripts are extant.

Translations

Prior to the ed. princ., the Geōgraphiká was disseminated in Latin translation.

Works

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Cite this page
Hagelberg, Leonie, “Strabo”, 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 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0209>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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