Geographica has 9 ratings and 1 review. ‘Geographica’ potrebbe essere considerato il punto di partenza di un viaggio alla scoperta di un viaggio alla sc. THE present translation of Strabo, the great Geographer of Antiquity, is the first which has been laid before the English public. It is curious that a classic of so. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we .

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Blaine Gilbert marked it as to-read Sep 04, Roxana departes for Macedonia. Its first two provided a wide-ranging review of previous writings, and the other 15 contained descriptions of particular parts of what was then the known world. The Sabine lands and Latium.

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Zeki marked it geogralhica to-read Aug 06, Articles with short description Articles to be expanded from June All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from June All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes CS1 French-language sources fr CS1: Straboborn c. Division of the circumference of the Earth, which is stadia, by gives stadia per geographics. Hamilton, whose knowledge of the subject, and familiarity with the various languages concerned, peculiarly fitted him for the undertaking.


Strabo says his school avoids such causal connections.

The celestial spheregravitythe Earth’s axis and the polesstellar paths, equatortropicsarctic circleseclipticzodiac. Paradoxically, although the description of Greece fills three whole books, such elements are virtually neglected in them. gsographica


Literally translated, with notes, in three volumes. Vincent is further west but Sagres Point was the Sacred Cape.

Coastal cities from Cyrenaica to Alexandria. Reading in Ancient History: There are no trees here, but only the vineyards where they produce the Katakekaumene wines which are by no means inferior from any of the wines famous for their quality. It took about five years for scholars to give him a credit and for it to become a standard. Despite Xenarchus’s Aristotelian leanings, Strabo later gives evidence to have formed his own Stoic inclinations.

William added it Dec 28, Such type of soil is very convenient for viniculture, just like the Katanasoil which is covered with ashes and where the best wines strabk still produced abundantly. Nils rated it liked it Egographica 28, Some writers concluded by looking at these places that there is a good reason for calling Dionysus by the name “Phrygenes” [16].

But Strabo rejects this theory as insufficient to account for all the phenomena, and he proposes one of his own, the profoundness of which modern geologists are only beginning to appreciate.


Some contain substances like grains half peeled. In another place, this learned geographer [Strabo], in alluding to the tradition that Sicily had been separated by a convulsion from Italy, remarks, that at present the land near the sea in those parts was rarely shaken by earthquakes, since there were now open orifices whereby fire and ignited matters and waters escaped; but formerly, when the volcanoes of Etna, the Lipari Islands, Ischia, and others, were closed up, the imprisoned fire and wind might have produced far more vehement movements.

Critiques of Eratosthenes’ geologyshape of the Earth.

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Sey, mungkin lain kali saja. However, it is not reasonable to accept that the whole country was burned down at a time as a result of such an event rather than as a result of a fire bursting from underground whose source has now died out.

The doctrine, therefore, that volcanoes are safety valves, and that the subterranean convulsions are probably most violent when first the volcanic energy shifts itself to a new quarter, is not modern. Ariana, Gedrosia, and Carmania.