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    DescriptionSir James Frazer (1854-1941) is best remembered today for The Golden Bough, widely considered to be one of the most important early texts in the fields of psychology and anthropology. Originally a classical scholar, whose entire working life was spent at Trinity College, Cambridge, Frazer also produced this translation of and commentary on the works of Pausanias, the second-century CE traveller and antiquarian whose many references to myths and legends provided him with material for his great study of religion. The six-volume work was published in 1898, after the first edition of The Golden Bough (also reissued in this series), and while Frazer was working on material for the second. Volume 3 is a detailed commentary on Pausanias' Books II-V, on Corinth, Laconia, Messenia and Elis, using both the experience of Frazer's own travels in Greece and the reports of other antiquarians and archaeologists.


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    Title
    Pausanias's Description of Greece
    Authors and contributors
    Edited and translated by Sir James George Frazer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 700
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 907 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781108047258
    ISBN 10: 1108047254
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    DC22: 938
    LC classification: PA
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, LCO003000
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAG
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    DC23: 938
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    81 b/w illus. 1 colour illus. 7 maps
    Publisher
    Cambridge Library Collection
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    15 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Commentary on Book II. Corinth; Commentary on Book III. Laconia; Commentary on Book IV. Messenia; Commentary on Book V. Elis.