Pausanias


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Pau·sa·ni·as

 (pô-sā′nē-əs) fl. second century ad.
Greek geographer and historian who wrote Description of Greece, a valuable source on the topography and history of ancient Greece.

Pausanias

(pɔːˈseɪnɪəs)
n
(Biography) 2nd century ad, Greek geographer and historian. His Description of Greece gives a valuable account of the topography of ancient Greece

Pau•sa•ni•as

(pɔˈseɪ ni əs)

n.
fl. A.D. c175, Greek traveler and geographer.
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They will also raise commotions concerning the degree in which they would have the established power; as if, for instance, the government is an oligarchy, to have it more purely so, and in the same manner if it is a democracy, or else to have it less so; and, in like manner, whatever may be the nature of the government, either to extend or contract its powers; or else to make some alterations in some parts of it; as to establish or abolish a particular magistracy, as some persons say Lysander endeavoured to abolish the kingly power in Sparta; and Pausanias that of the ephori.
a) After the prelude, which Pausanias failed to find in the ancient copy engraved on lead seen by him on Mt.
Among the classical authors are Eusebius and Plutarch, the ancient sources Herold cites for his story about Juno, and Pausanias, the source for the Diana material.
According to one ancient Greek traveller and geographer, Pausanias, Tenea may have been founded by Trojans who were taken prisoner by Agamemnon, King of nearby Mycenae.
Pausanias wrote that the architect was Iktinos, the architect of the Parthenon, and that Bassai was built in response to the same plague that hit Athens.
Most of the papers are in Italian; the five in English discuss whether mankind's past is evolution or progress; the past in Pausanias: its narration, structure, and relationship with the present; Livy's antiquities: rethinking the distant past in the Ab urbe condita; the burden of antiquity in Horace and in the Dialogues de oratoribus; and Fronto's and Gellius' veteres.
Cumple su mision de enterarnos de un asunto que nos parecera digno de atencion tras esta lectura, gracias a Espinosa Estrada, quien lee a Pausanias "con el alma en un hilo" al mismo tiempo que asocia el chiste, la comedia y la genitalidad entre los antiguos y los renacentistas.
Pausanias es un autor bastante enigmatico, que pertenecia a la elite urbana del Asia Menor romana, del area de Magnesia del Sipilo en Lidia (1).
Roman Empire, Globality and Locality in Pausanias' Periegesis
Vejamos em primeiro lugar os textos literarios, a comecar por Pausanias, autor de uma Descricao da Grecia do seculo II d.C.
Se complementa con informacion que aportan Herodoto, Esquilo, Sofocles, Euripides, Pindaro, Pausanias, Apolodoro, Higinio, Palefato, Luciano, Estrabon, Seneca y otros, siempre y cuando su dicho se ajuste a la trama mas antigua.
Creator and director Vincent Pausanias has built his entertaining show around three ideas: exciting rhythms, high performances and comedy.