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

63? B.C. – A.D. 21?, Greek geographer.
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[ˈstreɪbəʊ] NEstrabón
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Strabon, the prominent Greek geographer, also used the same name for the Persian Gulf.
Perhaps the most well-known is Strabon, (7) a spatiotemporal RDF store.
Jehan Desanges, l'historien du monde romain, latiniste et africaniste, animera une conference autour du [beaucoup moins que] temoignage de Strabon sur Massinissa [beaucoup plus grand que].
During the rule of the Roman Empire, yzmir went through one of its most influential periods and ancient writer Strabon in the sixth century described yzmir as "the most beautiful city of its time."
Brun C, 2012, "Configuration geographique 'europeenne' et dynamique d'innovation: sur l'hypothese d'un engendrement mutuel depuis Strabon" Europe et sciences modernes: histoire d'un engendrement mutual Eds V Jullien, E Nicolaidis, M Blay (Peter Lang, Bern) pp 309-345
Burebista managed to reunite the "bravest and fairest of the Thracians within the natural borders" and achieve the largest Geto-Dacian Empire, but he was assassinated in 44 B.C., "following a plot of several people" (Strabon).
Figueroa says: There is a river around this area that Quinte Curce (Roman historian) and Strabon (Greek historian) introduced it as Aras River and it is currently called Band-E-Amir today.
Alexandria had the most famous school of geographers, among them were known for their works Aristarchus (310-250 B.C.), the founder of the theory of analogy, Hipparchus (160-125 B.C.), the founder of astrolabe, Strabon (Strabo) (60 B.C.-20 A.D.), the author of "History" and "Geography" and Cl.