Pausanias: Travel and Memory in Roman Greece

Synopsis

Pausanias, the Greek historian and traveler, lived and wrote around the second century AD, during the period when Greece had fallen peacefully to the Roman Empire. While fragments from this period abound, Pausanias' Periegesis ("description") of Greece is the only fully preserved text of travel writing to have survived. This collection uses Pausanias as a multifaceted lens yielding indispensable information about the cultural world of Roman Greece.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Ewen Bowie
  • C. P. Jones
  • Ian Rutherford
  • Mario Torelli
  • David Konstan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2001

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