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…
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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich),
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