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 (strā′bō′) 63? bc-ad 24?
Greek geographer and historian whose great work, Geography, is the only extant text describing the peoples known to the Greeks and Romans during the reign of Augustus.


(Biography) ?63 bc–?23 ad, Greek geographer and historian, noted for his Geographica


(ˈstreɪ boʊ)

63? B.C. – A.D. 21?, Greek geographer.


[ˈstreɪbəʊ] NEstrabón
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The Greek and Latin historians do not speak favourably of it, and Strabo says it is very dangerous during the Etesian winds and in the rainy season.
Strabo saw it navigated: but its decline from the point of departure, near Bubastes, to the Red Sea was so slight that it was only navigable for a few months in the year.
Stephen of Byzantium mentions eight, and Strabo thirteeen, (engulphed) - but the last is out of all reason.
It is said, (Tacitus, Strabo, Josephus, Daniel of St.
It was famous in remote times for its copper mines, which, however, were worked out when Strabo wrote.
Greek historian Strabo mentioned in his Rhodopis version, that the prince manages to find Rhodopis, according to Greek archaeologist and researcher Joshua J.
A geographer named Strabo, who was born during the first century BCE and died in the first century AD, had written a book describing the temple as being 7 stades - an ancient Greek measurement that is the equivalent to about 1 mile - from the city Eretria.
Strabo left us a detailed description of Colchis, and Alexandre Dumas makes reference to it this way: "The silver tops of the double Caucasian chain still shone in the sky, like petrified clouds.
The Apostle Paul, Strabo, Appian, Apuleis, Plutarch, Pausanius, and other ancient writers who reference Corinth provide ample primary source material.
By education and temperament, Cippico was a humanist, and his treatise was constructed in the manner of Plutarch's Lives and written in a straightforward Latin prose that met the avant garde standards of the day, with sources including Pliny the Elder and Strabo and with Mocenigo coming to resemble Julius Caesar.
Strabo called the mountain Argaeus ([sz]-eIu[eth][eth][sz]Au[eth]AIe); he wrote that the summit was never free from snow and that those few who ascended it reported seeing both the Black Sea to the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the south in days with a clear sky.