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Author Shipley, Graham.

Title Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous The Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary
Edition 2nd ed
Published Oxford : Liverpool University Press, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (276 p.)
Summary The text of the Periplous or 'circumnavigation' is a highly significant geographical text by a 4th century BC author. It describes the coasts of the Mediterranean and Black Sea, and may have been written to demonstrate the size of the inhabited world of the ancient Greeks. This revised edition contains the text and translation, with full commentary
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Text in English and Ancient Greek
Subject Scylax, of Caryanda, active 6th century B.C. Periplus.
Periplus (Scylax, of Caryanda)
Geography, Ancient.
Geography, Ancient.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient & Classical
Black Sea Region -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
Black Sea Region -- History
Mediterranean Region -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 476.
Black Sea Region.
Mediterranean Region.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1789624975