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Ancient Historians on Meroe - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Ancient writers Herodotus (Greek; 5th century B.C.) and Strabo (Greek who may have had Roman citizenship; 1st century A.D. Augustan Age) traveled to Meroe.
World Maps - Ancient Views of the World - Ancient/Classical History
19th C reconstruction of Strabo 's 18 AD world view. Despite the broadening of the geographic horizons from the geography of Eratosthenes, Strabo's inhabited ...
Classical Abbreviations for Authors and Their Works
Sophocles, Trachiniae; Strab.: Strabo, Geography; Suet. Aug.: Suetonius, Divus Augustus; Suet. Cal.: Suetonius, Caligula; Suet. Cl.: Suetonius, Divus Claudius ...
Alexandria in Ancient Egypt - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Ads. &ensp. &ensp. &ensp. The geographer Strabo visited Alexandria in 25 B.C. and wrote a description of it, an excerpt of which is provided below.
Ancient Historians of Ancient India - Ancient/Classical History
Megasthenes, wrote an Indika and is probably the most valuable of these writers, followed by Strabo, Arrian, Pliny the Elder, Diodorus Siculus, Plutarch, and ...
Homeric Geography - The Geography in the Homeric Epics
In the ancient world, Strabo (63/64 B.C.-c. A.D. 24), the renowned ancient Greek geographer from Pontus, was at pains to locate places mentioned in the ...
Pharos Lighthouse - Information on the Pharos Lighthouse
Examples: Strabo writes (17.6) ...[Pharos] is a rock, which is washed all round by the sea and has upon it a tower that is admirably constructed of white marble ...
91-86 B.C. - Sulla and the Social War - Ancient/Classical History
Pompeius Strabo, who become consul in 89 and afterwards, proconsul in northern Italy, came from Picenum, as did his more famous son, Pompey the Great.
Geography in the British School System - About.com
To represent geography they chose Strabo, Mandeville, Raleigh, Cook and Livingstone. Apart from Strabo, the Greek geographer, the other names are all British ...
Timeline of the Ancient Greek and Roman Historians
Strabo (63 B.C. - ?) Greco-roman geographer and historian. Strabo's Geography. Diodorus Siculus (fl. c.60-30 B.C.). Sicilian Greek historian of the world ...