Geographica ‘Geography’

  • Ancient Greek
  • Ancient Greek texts
(d. c.20s AD)
Greek geographer and historian from Pontus (Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey). He is known primarily for his Geographica, a considerable collection of geographical knowledge.

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Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Jones, Horace Leonard [ed. and tr.], and John Robert Sitlington Sterrett [tr.], The Geography of Strabo, 8 vols, Loeb Classical Library, 49, 50, 182, 196, 211, 223, 241, 267, London, et al.: William Heinemann, 1917–1961.
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Secondary sources (select)

Diller, Aubrey, The textual tradition of Strabo's Geography. With appendix: the manuscripts of Eustathius' Commentary on Dionysius Periegetes, Amsterdam: Hakkert, 1975.
Tierney, J. J., “The Celtic ethnography of Posidonius”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 60 C (1960): 189–275.
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