b. ca. 62 BC in Amaseia in the Pontus;
d. ca. AD 24;
Greek geographer and historian.
Extant: Geōgraphiká in 17 books (complete except for the end of book 7).
Only sparse papyrus remains have been found.
Approximately 30 manuscripts are extant.
Prior to the ed. princ., the Geōgraphiká was disseminated in Latin translation.