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Pausanias, born most likely in Lydia in Asia Minor, used to be a Greek of the second century CE, approximately 120–180, who travelled greatly 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's like a topographical guidebook or travel of Attica, the Peloponnese, and critical Greece, crammed out with old bills and occasions and digressions on evidence and wonders of nature. His leader curiosity used to be the monuments of artwork and structure, particularly the main recognized of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of those is proved through surviving is still. The Loeb Classical Library version of Pausanias is in 5 volumes; the 5th quantity comprises maps, plans, illustrations, and a normal index.

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1-3 called the Royal Portico, where sits the king the yearly office called the kingship. On the tiling of this portico are images of baked earthenware, Theseus throwing Sciron into the sea what is when holding carr\-ing away Cephalus, who they say was very beautiful and was ravished by Day, who was in His son was Phaethon, Such is the tale told by Hesiod, of her temple. among others, in his poem on women. Near the Portico stand Conon, Timotheus his son and Evagoras ^ King of Cyprus, who caused the Phoenician men-ofwar to be given to Conon by King Artaxerxes.

5-iv. 2 thesmothetae {lawgivers) were painted by Protogenes^ the Caunian, and Olbiades ^ portrayed Callippus, who led the Athenians to Thermopylae to stop the incursion of the Gauls into Greece. IV. These Gauls inhabit the most remote portion of Europe, near a great sea that is not navigable to extremities, and possesses ebb and flow and Through creatures quite unlike those of other seas. their country flows the river Eridanus, on the bank of which the daughters of Helius (Sim) are supposed to lament the fate that befell their brother Phaethon.

Procne, dishonoured Philomela, thereby transgressing Greek custom, and further, having mangled the body of the damsel, constrained the women to avenge her. There is another statue, well worth seeing, of Pandion on the Acropolis. These are the Athenian eponi/jnoi who belong to And of later date than these they the ancients. have tribes named after the following, Attalus ^ the Mysian and Ptolemy the Egyptian,^ and within my to own time the emperor Hadrian, who was extremely iiT-iss religious in the respect he paid to the deity, and contributed very much to the happiness of his various He never voluntarily entered upon a war, but he reduced the Hebrews beyond Syria, who had rebelled.

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