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    DescriptionPausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century CE, about 120180, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome. He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with historical accounts and events and digressions on facts and wonders of nature. His chief interest was the monuments of art and architecture, especially the most famous of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of these is proved by surviving remains. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Pausanias is in five volumes; the fifth volume contains maps, plans, illustrations, and a general index.


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    Title
    Description of Greece: Bks.III-V v. 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pausanias, Translated by W. H. S. Jones, Translated by H.A. Ormerod
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 560
    Width: 119 mm
    Height: 169 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 362 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674992078
    ISBN 10: 0674992075
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC classification: DF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13600
    DC21: 913.8049
    DC22: 913.8
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 June 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass