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Author Dueck, Daniela, 1965-

Title Geography in classical antiquity / Daniela Dueck ; [contributions by] Kai Brodersen.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Key themes in ancient history
Key themes in ancient history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; GEOGRAPHY IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY; KEY THEMES IN ANCIENT HISTORY; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Abbreviations; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; 1.1 OUTLINE AND GOALS; 1.2 FORMATS, CONTEXTS AND TERMINOLOGIES; 1.3 GEOGRAPHY AND POLITICS; 1.4 GREEK AND ROMAN GEOGRAPHY; CHAPTER 2 Descriptive geography; 2.1 EPIC, MYTH AND POETRY; 2.2 THE HISTORIOGRAPHIC TRADITION; 2.3 TRAVELOGUES AND CURIOSITIES; CHAPTER 3 Mathematical geography; 3.1 SHAPES AND SIZES; 3.2 THE THEORY OF CLIMATIC ZONES AND ETHNO-GEOGRAPHY; 3.3 LOCATING COORDINATES; CHAPTER 4 Cartography.
4.1 A PRE-MODERN WORLD4.2 DESCRIPTIVE AND SCIENTIFIC CARTOGRAPHY; 4.3 MAPS IN THE SERVICE OF THE STATE?; CHAPTER 5 Geography in practice; 5.1 THE CONNECTION BETWEEN EXPERIENCE AND TEXT; 5.2 POPULAR GEOGRAPHICAL KNOWLEDGE; Bibliography; Index.
Summary An introduction to the earliest ideas of geography in antiquity and how much knowledge there was of the physical world.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Classical geography.
Geography, Ancient -- History.
Geography -- Greece -- History.
Geography -- Rome -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Brodersen, Kai.
Other Form: Print version: Dueck, Daniela. Geography in Classical Antiquity. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9780521197885
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