Pausanias, born most likely in Lydia in Asia Minor, was once a Greek of the second century CE, approximately 120–180, who travelled largely not just in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but in addition in Greece and in Italy, together with Rome. He left an outline of Greece in ten books, that is like a topographical guidebook or travel of Attica, the Peloponnese, and critical Greece, stuffed out with ancient money owed and occasions and digressions on evidence and wonders of nature. His leader curiosity used to be the monuments of paintings and structure, particularly the main well-known of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of those is proved via surviving remains.
The Loeb Classical Library variation of Pausanias is in 5 volumes; the 5th quantity includes maps, plans, illustrations, and a common index.
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