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Geography, Volume I by Strabo
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May 14, 11

it was ok
bookshelves: ancient-history
Read from May 06 to 12, 2011

This volume of Strabo is mostly about how previous writers got geography all wrong. He spends a good bit of time on Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, Posidonius and Polybius, pointing out their errors and how they contradicted each other. It's only in the last chapter of Book 2 that he starts detailing his view of the Earth.

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