Pausanias, born most likely in Lydia in Asia Minor, was once a Greek of the second century CE, approximately 120–180, who travelled extensively not just in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but additionally in Greece and in Italy, together with Rome. He left an outline of Greece in ten books, that is like a topographical guidebook or journey of Attica, the Peloponnese, and critical Greece, crammed out with historic bills and occasions and digressions on evidence and wonders of nature. His leader curiosity was once the monuments of artwork and structure, specifically the main well-known of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of those is proved via surviving remains.
The Loeb Classical Library version of Pausanias is in 5 volumes; the 5th quantity comprises maps, plans, illustrations, and a basic index.
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