Pausanias : Travel Writing in Ancient Greece.

Other titles
  • Bloomsbury Collections.
Published
  • London : Bloomsbury Publishing 2007
Physical description
1 online resource (240 pages).
ISBN
  • 9781849667760
  • 1849667764
  • 9781472540010 (ebk)
  • 1472540018
  • 9780715634967 (hardback)
  • 9781849667777 (electronic book)
  • 1306719364 (ebk)
  • 9781306719360 (ebk)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Other format: Also issued in print.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement.
  • Description based on print version record.
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
  • text
Language
  • English
Internet Resources

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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