Read e-book online Strabo of Amasia: A Greek Man of Letters in Augustan Rome PDF

By Daniela Dueck

ISBN-10: 0415216729

ISBN-13: 9780415216722

ISBN-10: 0415620171

ISBN-13: 9780415620178

Strabo of Amasia deals an highbrow biography of Strabo, a Greek guy of letters, set opposed to the political and cultural history of Augustan Rome. It deals the 1st full-scale interpretation of the fellow and his lifestyles in English. It emphasises where and value of Strabo's Geography and of geography itself inside of those highbrow circles. It argues for a deeper knowing of the fusion of Greek and Roman components within the tradition of the Roman Empire. even though he wrote in Greek, Strabo has to be considered as an 'Augustan' author like Virgil or Livy.

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