periegesis

periegesis

(ˌpɛrɪɪˈdʒiːsɪs)
n
1. a descriptive account of a place or area
2. a tour or journey round a place or area
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Antes de tratar mais especificamente dos fragmentos de Apolodoro e Arriano, cabe destacar que informacoes importantes sobre os partos podem tambem ser encontradas em Polibio (Historias x, 27-31), Isidoro de Carax (Periegesis da Partia), Cicero (Carta a Atico v, vi; Cartas Familiares xv) e Salustio (Historias iv, fr.
The second article and first first case study by Maria Kostaridou examines Nikandros Noukios' travel account as the most extensive early modern greek example of the genre and locates his writings between the hodoeporicon (travel itinary), the periegesis (geographical description) and the apodemia (emerging concept + theoretical approach).
"Tra monumenti, agalmata e mirabilia: Organizzazione del percorso urbano di Corinto nella periegesis di Pausania," in Editer, traduire, commenter Pausanias en l'an 2000.