Pausanias, and other Greek sketches

by James George Frazer

Publisher: Macmillan in London, New York

Written in English
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Statementby J. G. Frazer.
LC ClassificationsDF725 .F84
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 419 p.
Number of Pages419
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Open LibraryOL6903230M
LC Control Number01003698

mentioned by Pausanias but known to us by excavations or from other sources are described, as, for instance, those dis-covered at Epidaurus (vol. III, pp. f.), while smaller works, statuary, bronzes, terra-cottas, and the like, are con-stantly referred to, though Pausanias may have passed them by unnoticed.

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Furthermore, we have in the corrupt politician a determined and unscrupulous enemy. An old traveler said of the Thebans that " the inhabitants are high-spirited, and wonderfully sanguine, but rash, insolent.

Internet Archive BookReader Pausanias, and other Greek sketches. Pausanias. rest of this writer's description of Greece from that of Pausanias Instead of a dull patient enumeration of monuments, arranged in topographical order and seldom enlivened even by a descriptive epithet, we have slight highlycoloured sketches of the general appearance of the towns the white city of Tanagra on the hill with the pretty.

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Lydia [now in Turkey]), Greek traveler and geographer whose Periegesis Hellados (Description of Greece) is an invaluable guide to ancient ruins. Before visiting Greece, Pausanias had traveled widely in Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Macedonia, Epirus (now in Greece and Albania), and parts of Description takes the form of a tour.

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Whether a book is still in copyright varies from country to country, and we can’t offer guidance on whether any specific use of any specific book is allowed. Pausanias (/ p ɔː ˈ s eɪ n i ə s /; Greek: Παυσανίας; fl. BCE) was an ancient Athenian of the deme Kerameis, and was the lover of the poet Agathon.

Although Pausanias is given a significant speaking part in Plato's Symposium, very little is known about t anecdotes tend to address only his relationship with Agathon and give us no information about his personal.

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Free Shipping. Cash On Delivery. SOURCE: "Pausanias and His Description of Greece" in Pausanias and Other Greek Sketches, New York: The Macmillan Company,pp. Page - Renown'd, triumphant, and enrich'd with spoils. Now, shameful flight alone can save the host, Our blood, our treasure, and our glory lost.

So Jove decrees, resistless lord of all. At whose command whole empires rise or fall: He shakes the feeble props of human trust, And towns and armies humbles to the dust.5/5(1).

Pausanias, (died probably between and bc, Sparta [Greece]), Spartan commander during the Greco-Persian Wars who was accused of treasonous dealings with the enemy. A member of the Agiad royal family, Pausanias was the son of King Cleombrotus I and nephew of King Leonidas.

He became regent for Leonidas’ son after the father was killed at Thermopylae (). On the Greek mainland facing the Cyclades Islands and the Aegean Sea the Sunium promontory stands out from the Attic land.

When you have rounded the promontory you see a harbor and a temple to Athena of Sunium on the peak of the promontory. Farther on is Laurium, where once the Athenians had silver mines, and a small uninhabited island called. Pausanias (; Greek: Παυσανίας Pausanías; c. AD – c. ) [1] was a Greek traveler and geographer of the 2nd century AD, who lived in the times of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus is famous for his Description of Greece (Ἑλλάδος περιήγησις Hellados Periegesis) [2] a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece from firsthand observations, and is a.

PAUSANIAS, Greek traveller and geographer of the 2nd century A.D., lived in the times of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius. He was probably a native of Lydia, and was possibly born at Magnesia ad Sipylum; he was certainly interested in Pergamum and familiar with the western coast of Asia Minor; but his travels extended far beyond the limits of Ionia.

(Contains a great deal of up-to-date information about Greece, as well as a complete account of the two wars from the Greek side.) 10/6 net. (Unwin.) London, book: Ἀττικά Κορινθιακά Λακωνικά Μεσσηνιακά Ἠλιακῶν Α Ἠλιακῶν Β Ἀχαικά Ἀρκαδικά Βοιωτικά Φωκικά, Λοκρῶν Ὀζόλων.

A Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the second century A.D., Pausanias traveled through Greece and wrote an invaluable description of its classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art.

Although ignored during his own time, Pausanias is increasingly important in ours--to historians, tourists, and archaeologists. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. James George Frazer (Frazer, James George, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.

Frazer, James George,contrib.: Bantu Beliefs and Magic, With Particular Reference to the Kikuyu and Kamba Tribes of Kenya Colony; Together With Some Reflections on East Africa After the War (London: H. Pausanias. The Greek travel writer Pausanias (c.

) lived and wrote in the middle of the second century. His most famous work is the Periegesis tes Hellados, or Description of Greece, a guide to important sites and historic places of ancient Greece.

Since Pausanias wrote only about five hundred years after the great flourishing of classical Greek culture, since he was a careful. Pausanias, reputedly born in Lydia, was a Greek traveler (as well as Greece he also visited Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Macedonia, Epirus) during height of Roman rule.

His most important work is the Description of Greece [Periegesis Hellados], a sort of tourist guidebook, which remains an invaluable text on ancient ruins. Pausanias: And Other Greek Sketches (): ISBN () Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Pausanias's Description of Greece, tr.

with a commentary by J.G. Frazer Volume 5. PAUSANIAS, THE SPARTAN VOLUME II. BOOK IV. CHAPTER I. We pass from Byzantium, we are in Sparta. In the Archeion, or office of the Ephoralty, sate five men, all somewhat advanced in years.

These constituted that stern and terrible authority which had gradually, and from unknown beginnings,[1] assumed a kind of tyranny over the. The ten-book travel guide to Greece that survives under Pausanias’s name is the only work of its kind to have survived from antiquity, and it has been translated into many languages.

The other sketches are reprinted, with some small changes and adjustments of detail, from my commentary on Pausanias. References to authorities have been omitted as needless in a book which is not specially vi addressed to the learned. Pausanias's Description of Greece, Vol. 1 of 6 (Classic Reprint) by J.

Frazer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. TRANSLATION OF PAUSANIAS’S: DESCRIPTION OF GREECE, GOLDEN BOUGH, SECOND EDITION, (3 vols.) PAUSANIAS AND OTHER GREEK SKETCHES, (reissued as Studies in Greek Scenery, Legend and History, ) LECTURE ON THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE KINGSHIP, (reissued as The Magical Origins of Kings.

{} Belonging to the Greek mainland [ēpeiros], facing the Cyclades Islands and the Aegean Sea, is the headland [akrā] named Sounion, jutting out from the land of one has rounded the headland [akrā] one sees a harbor and a temple [nāos] of Athena of-Sounion [Souniás] on the peak [koruphē] of the headland [akrā].Farther on is Laurion, where once the.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Description of Greece, Description of Greece, Description of Greece, Pausanias, Descripcion De Grecia, Mythology & monuments of ancient Athens, Pausaniae Graeciae descriptio, Pausanias, ou, Voyage historique de la Grece.