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Eratostene e la fortuna della "scienza" geografica nella narrazione storica di Arriano (2015)


This article features an analysis of the relationship between scientific geography and historical narration in the "Anabasis of Alexander," composed by Arrian of Nicomedia in the 2nd century AD.

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Authors & Contributors
Hoz, María Paz de
Marcotte, Didier
Panichi, Silvia
Lightfoot, Jane Lucy
Moureau, Sébastien
Laronde, André
Geographia antiqua
Peter Lang
Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge
Roman Empire
Historical geography
Science and literature
Travel; exploration
Eratosthenes of Cyrene
Diodorus Siculus
Asclepius of Epidaurus
Ptolemy, Claudius
Time Periods
2nd century
Hellenistic world
Mediterranean region
Alexandria (Egypt)
Persian Gulf
Indian Ocean

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