Pausanias Guide to Ancient Greece

Pausanias Guide to Ancient Greece

Christian Habicht offers a wide-ranging study of the work and identity of Pausanias, a Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the 2nd century A.D. Pausanias' account of his travels through Greece offers an invaluable description of Greek classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art of interest to modern scholars and travellers alike.

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