Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Pausanias, the Periegete
(520 words)

ca. AD 130–180;

known as a Greek travel writer.

Works

Only one work is extant under the name of Pausanias, entitled Description of Greece.

Manuscripts

The work is transmitted in 24 manuscripts, none of them are older than the 15th cent.; they can be divided into three categories.

Translations

A Latin translation of the Greek edition was published.

Works

Greek Titl…

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Frateantonio, Christa, “Pausanias, the Periegete”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0164>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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