Guide to Greece: Southern Greece [Audiobook] download free by Pausanias

Guide to Greece: Southern Greece Audiobook download free by Pausanias
  • Listen audiobook: Guide to Greece: Southern Greece
  • Author: Pausanias
  • Release date: 1984/12/15
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140442267
  • Rating: 8.51 of 10
  • Votes: 147
  • Review by: Annabelle Spangler
  • Review rating: 7.06 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/22
  • Duration: 7H4M37S in 256 kbps (112 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-01
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, FLAC, AU, WMA, TTA, ATRAC, WAV, MP3 (compression RAR, 7-ZIP, BZ2, TAR.Z, TAR.7Z, ZIP, CAB)
  • Total pages original book: 560
  • Includes a PDF summary of 57 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 42M27S (11.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Written by a Greek traveller in the second century ad for a principally Roman audience, Pausanias' Guide to Greece is a comprehensive, extraordinarily literate and well-informed guidebook for tourists of the age. Concentrating on buildings, tombs and statues, it also describes in detail the myths, religious beliefs and historical background behind the monuments considered. In doing so, it preserves Greek legends, quotes classical literature and poetry that would otherwise have been lost, and offers a fascinating depiction of the glory of classical Greece immediately before its third-century decline. This, the second of two volumes, explores Southern Greece including Sparta, Arkadia, Bassae and the games at Olympia. An inspiration to travellers and writers across the ages, including Byron and Shelley, it remains one of the most influential of all travel books.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Classic Travel Writing, Travel Writing, Society & Culture: General, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Literary Essays
  • Download servers: Uploaded, Hightail, Microsoft OneDrive, Toorgle, MEGA, BitShare, Mediafire. Compressed in RAR, 7-ZIP, BZ2, TAR.Z, TAR.7Z, ZIP, CAB
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x31mm
  • Weight: 405g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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