Strabo of Amasia: Greek Man of Letters in Augustan Rome Daniela Dueck

ISBN: 9780415216722

Published: August 28th 2000

Hardcover

227 pages


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Strabo of Amasia: Greek Man of Letters in Augustan Rome  by  Daniela Dueck

Strabo of Amasia: Greek Man of Letters in Augustan Rome by Daniela Dueck
August 28th 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 227 pages | ISBN: 9780415216722 | 6.16 Mb

Strabo of Amasia offers an intellectual biography of Strabo, a Greek man of letters, set against the political and cultural background of Augustan Rome. It emphasizes the place and importance of Strabos Geography and of geography itself within theseMoreStrabo of Amasia offers an intellectual biography of Strabo, a Greek man of letters, set against the political and cultural background of Augustan Rome. It emphasizes the place and importance of Strabos Geography and of geography itself within these intellectual circles.

It argues for a deeper understanding of the fusion of Greek and Roman elements in the culture of the Roman Empire. Though he wrote in Greek, Strabo must be regarded as an Augustan writer like Virgil or Livy.



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