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Pseudo-Skylax's PeriplousThe Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World: Text, Translation and Commentary$
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Graham Shipley

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781789620917

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781789620917.001.0001

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Pseudo-Skylax's Periplous
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Graham Shipley

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789620917.003.0002

This section of the book contains the ancient Greek text of the Periplous. Where there are lacuna in the manuscript is indicated. The text describes place and people encountered on a coastal journey. It also states journey times and measurements (stades), along with notable features of geography and communities. Pseudo-Skylax divides his text between the three continents—Europe, Asia and Libyē—marking the end of each with a summative sailing distance. With its relatively limited vocabulary and simple, yet varied, syntax, it will provide a useful text for those moving beyond the elementary study of ancient Greek language.

Keywords:   Ancient Greek, Coastal, Journey, Stade, communities

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