Greek geographer, known only through his immediate successor Claudius Ptolemaeus, who mentions M. as a source in his ‘Introduction to the Representation of the Earth (γεωγραφικὴ ὑφήγησις/geōgraphikḗ hyphḗgēsis, = ‘G.). Arabic texts which mention M. all trace back to the ‘G. [8. 189].
Place names used by M. allow his work to be dated to between AD 107 and 114/5; cities are mentioned with the name of Trajan refe…
Cite this page
Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg),
Nutton, Vivian (London),
Rist, Josef (Würzburg),
Saffrey, Henri D. (Paris),
Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) and
Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich),
Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill800780>