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Published: 13 May 2014

608 Pages | 6 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199675586

Bookseller Code (06)

Dionysius Periegetes, Description of the Known World

With Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

J. L. Lightfoot

  • Promotes a major, but deeply under-appreciated, literary figure
  • Wide-ranging introductory essays place the work in its widest possible context
  • First modern commentary in any language
  • Most accessible translation into modern English
  • Contributes to the renaissance currently underway in imperial Greek poetics

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