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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.
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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  ...
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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 ...
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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.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/egypt/g/012911-Alexandria.htm
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 ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_ancient_historians_of_ancient_india.htm
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 ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/geography/ss/072509HomericGeography.htm
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 ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/egypt/g/pharos.htm
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.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/sulla/ss/91-86-B-C-Sulla-And-The-Social-War.htm
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 ...
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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 ...
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