Pausanias : travel writing in ancient Greece / Maria Pretzler.

Published
  • London : Bristol Classical Press 2011, 2007
Physical description
1 online resource (240 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-4725-4001-8
  • 1-84966-777-2
  • 1-84966-776-4
Notes
  • First published by Duckworth.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • English
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Editor's Foreword; Preface; List of Illustrations; 1. Approaching Pausanias' Periegesis; 2. Pausanias: the Man and his Time; 3. The Importance of Travelling; 4. Greek Travel Writing: Between Report and Invention; 5. A Sense of Space: Landscape and Geography; 6. A Sense of Time: Pausanias as Historian; 7. Describing a City; 8. Considering Works of Art; 9. Pausanias and his Readers; 10. Discovering Greece with Pausanias; Epilogue: 'Solid Instruction and Refined Amusement'?; Notes; Bibliography; Index Locorum; A; D; F; H; J; L; M; N; P; S; T; X; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F
  • GH; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Early works.
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • Reisebericht.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • In this book, Maria Pretzler combines a thorough introduction to Pausanias with exciting new perspectives. She considers the process and influences that shaped the ""Periegesis"", and maps out its literary and cultural context. Pausanias' text records contemporary interpretations of monuments and traditions, and is concerned with the identity and history of Greece, issues that were crucial concerns for Greeks under Roman rule. Parallels with various texts of the period offer insights into Pausanias' attitudes as well as illustrating important aspects of Second Sophistic culture. A discussion o

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Birkbeck, University of London Library: Contact the Library 913.8049 PRE
University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection PA4266
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University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library PA4266 PRE 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2009.a.1770
British School at Athens: British School Library Bp 40.5
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: North Wing 2 follow signs to (Alpha Staircase) or North Staircase, Second Floor 710:57.c.200.28
University of Cambridge Libraries: Classical Faculty Library: Main Library E 28.5 13
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Cardiff University Libraries: Arts & Social Studies Library: 2 week PA4266.P7
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 913.8049 PRE
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 913.8049 PRE
Institute of Classical Studies Library: Institute of Classical Studies, Main Library 91.9
Institute of Classical Studies Library: Institute of Classical Studies, Main Library 91.9
King's College London Library: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane : [Humanities books] DF27.P383 PRE Four week
University of Leicester Library: David Wilson Library, Floor 3 Orange Zone 880 PAUS/PRE
The London Library: London Library L. Greek & Latin Texts &c., Pausanias
University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Blue Area Floor 3 888.9
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) PB8.208.532/9
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2009 MB 736
University of Nottingham Libraries: Hallward Library
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library M08.E12872
University of Oxford Libraries: Corpus Christi College Library 887 Pc.9/2007
University of Oxford Libraries: Continuing Education Library 938 PAU/P
University of Oxford Libraries: St Hilda's College Library 888.91/27
University of Oxford Libraries: Lady Margaret Hall Library: Middle Floor 938.17 10
University of Oxford Libraries: Sackler Library: Lower Ground Floor N.i.482
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Swansea University Libraries: Singleton Park Library : Main DF27.P383 P74 2007
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher, 4th Floor 938 P7993
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher, 4th Floor 938 P7993;1
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