Pausanias : travel writing in ancient Greece

Published
  • London : Bristol Classical Press 2011, 2007
Physical description
xiii, 225 p. : maps.
ISBN
  • 9781849667760
  • 9780715634967
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.
Contents
  • Editor's foreword / [David Taylor] -- Preface -- Approaching Pausania's Periegesis -- Pausanias : the man and his time -- The importance of travelling -- Greek travel writing : between report and invention -- A sense of space : landscape and geography -- A sense of time : Pausanias as historian -- Describing a city -- Considering works of art -- Pausanias and his readers -- Discovering Greece with Pausanias -- Epilogue : "solid instruction and refined amusement"?
Other names
Related item
  • Online version:: Pretzler, Maria. Pausanias. London : Duckworth, 2007
  • Online version:: Pretzler, Maria. Pausanias. London : Duckworth, 2007
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Early works.
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • Reisebericht.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The author combines a thorough introduction to Pausanias with new perspectives. She considers the process and influences that shaped the Periegesis, and maps out its literary and cultural context.

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