Guide to Greece: Central Greece (Penguin Classics)

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Shows signs of use, but text clean. 587 pages: ill., map ; 18 cm.. . Translation of Descriptio Graeciae. Includes bibliography and indexes. v. 1. Central Greece.--v. 2. Southern Greece..

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Pausanias was a Greek geographer and native of Lydia who explored Greece, Macedonia, Asia and Africa, before settling in Rome. Pausanias is believed to have lived in the second half of the second century A.D. and is thought by some historians to have been a doctor as well as a scholar.


Peter Levi was a Jesuit priest and archaelogical correspondent for The Times before his appointment as Professor of Poetry at Oxford. In addition to his translation of Pausanias he also published biographies of Tennyson, Edward Lear,
Virgil, Horace and John Milton, and 22 volumes of poetry.

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