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Illiterate Geography in Classical Athens and Rome

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This study is devoted to the channels through which geographic knowledge circulated in classical societies outside of textual transmission. It explores understanding of geography among the non-elites, as opposed to scholarly and scientific geography solely in written form which was the province of a very small number of learned people. It deals with non-literary knowledge of geography, geography not derived from texts, as it was available to people, educated or not, who did not read geographic works. This main issue is ...

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Illiterate Geography in Classical Athens and Rome 2020, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780367439705

Hardcover