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Pytheas of Massalia: On the Ocean

Christina Horst Roseman

Pytheas of Massalia: On the Ocean

Text, Translation and Commentary

by Christina Horst Roseman

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Published by Ares Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • Travel - General,
  • Ancient World History,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • History: World,
  • Travel,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Geography, Ancient,
  • Sources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8215022M
    ISBN 100890055459
    ISBN 109780890055458

    Pytheas wrote “Peri Oceanus”; historians debate whether it was a logbook or collection of descriptions. Strabo accused Pytheas of writing fiction, but scholars agree that it contained real geographical and cultural evidence. Little of the book survived, and his findings were stifled for 2, years. Massalia, present-day Marseilles(Mediterranean coast of France) A book, On the Ocean. Did people believe Pytheas had made the trip? Why or why not? No. His book did not survive over time. Is there any firsthand record of Pytheas' journey? No. How do we know about Pytheas' journey?

      The book closes with the final chapter on his return. It’s worth sticking with, because it’s the final chapter which reveals the romance of Pytheas. He returned home and wrote a book, On the Ocean, and we know nothing more. We don’t even have the book just quotes. Around BC, the Phokean city of Massalia, now Marseilles, put in charge its best sailor, Pytheas, of exploring the northern seas of the Atlantic Ocean. Having come back in fine fettle together with his galleys, he wrote a book about his trip, Peri Okeanos, "Around the Ocean,” unfortunately lost. His work had a large impact, for his exploit.

    This is the legend of Pytheas adapted from Polybius "The Histories", Strabo "The Histories", and Herodotus "The History, Vol. III" words Grade LevelSummary:Pytheas was the first ever Ancient Greek to reach Britain around BC. In this short account of the journey from Marsaille to the real. Around B.C., the worthy Pytheas sailed north from the Greek colony of Massalia (Marseille), up past Britain, and eventually reached ice-wrapped, mist-shrouded Thule. He wrote an account of his voyage, titled On The Ocean.


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Around b.c., a remarkable adventurer named Pytheas set out from the Greek colony of Massalia (now Marseille) on the Mediterranean Sea to explore the fabled, terrifying lands of northern Europe. Renowned archaeologist Barry Cunliffe here re-creates Pytheas's unprecedented journey, which occurred almost years before Julius Caesar landed Cited by: Pytheas von Massalia by Hans Joachim Mette (Book) Pytheas: Europe and the Greek explorers: a lecture delivered at New College, Oxford on 20th May,revised and amplified with ten maps by C.

C Hawkes (Book). The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek is a good read for anyone into exploration and ancient history. Sometime around BC a man from the Greek colony of Massalia (now Marseille in France) began a years-long journey through Gaul, Britannia, probably Iceland, and possibly Demark/5.

Pytheas of Massalia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1). Pytheas' exploration of the Atlantic, the English Channel and the North Sea is an epic story.

The fragments don't answer everything (like the nature of Thule) but show an inquiring mind. Pytheas is almost unknown so I'm glad there is a book devoted to him.5/5(3). The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek is a wonderful examination of life along the Atlantic seaboard of Europe during the Greco-Roman period.

Essentially it's a much more readable version of Cunliffe's book Facing the Ocean, and the reader of the latter will find familiar passages throughout the volume/5(5). pytheas of massalia Download pytheas of massalia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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When, of course, will probably never be known precisely. When, of course, will probably never be known precisely. Cunliffe suspects it must have been written in the period before BCE, because it was soon after this date that it was first cited, by the. Around b.c., a remarkable adventurer named Pytheas set out from the Greek colony of Massalia (now Marseille) on the Mediterranean Sea to explore the fabled, terrifying lands of northern Europe.

Renowned archaeologist Barry Cunliffe here re-creates Pytheas's unprecedented journey, which occurred almost years before Julius Caesar landed /5(30). Pytheas of Massalia: On the Ocean: Text, Translation and Commentary (English, Greek and Greek Edition) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Pytheas of Massalia: On the Ocean: Text, Translation and Commentary (English, Greek and Greek Edition) Author. Roseman, Christina Horst. The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek is a wonderful examination of life along the Atlantic seaboard of Europe during the Greco-Roman period.

Essentially it's a much more readable version of Cunliffe's book Facing the Ocean, and the reader of the latter will find familiar passages throughout the volume/5(29).

Pytheas, a Greek from the colony of Massalia (now Marseilles), set off sometime around b.c.\h> to explore the Atlantic coast of Europe. Or so other ancient commentators tell us; the explorer’s own memoir, On the Ocean, was lost long ago, so all we know of him comes from footnotes in the works of historians such as Strabo and Pliny the : Barry Cunliffe.

Get this from a library. The extraordinary voyage of Pytheas the Greek. [Barry W Cunliffe] -- Provides an account of the fourth-century B.C. expedition of Pytheas, a Greek explorer who traveled from the Greek colony of Massalia to the distant lands of northern Europe, including Britain.

Around b.c., a remarkable adventurer named Pytheas set out from the Greek colony of Massalia (now Marseille) on the Mediterranean Sea to explore the fabled, terrifying lands of northern Europe.

Renowned archaeologist Barry Cunliffe here re Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Around B.C., a remarkable man named Pytheas set out from the Greek colony of Massalia (now Marseille) to explore the fabled, terrifying lands of northern Europe—a mysterious, largely conjectural zone that, according to Greek science, was too cold to sustain human life and yet was somehow, they knew, the source of precious commodities such as tin, amber, and gold.3/5(1).

Buy The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek New edition by Cunliffe, Barry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(30). (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Some 2, or more years ago an amazing expedition, headed by Pytheas, set out from the Greek colony of Massalia (Marseilles) to explore the terrifying, fabled lands of northern Europe: a mysterious, largely conjectural zone which, according to Greek science, was too cold to sustain human life.

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Nancy is a creditable classicist on the Internet. Cunliffe is an often controversial scholar who tends to see disputed meanings in ancient scripts considered undecipherable.

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek He wrote an account of his voyage, titled On The Ocean, “which,” writes Cunliffe, “to judge from the surviving fragments, was a general scientific work with sections devoted to astronomy, the ocean, and the geography of northwest Atlantic Europe.” The account was lost, but part of its 5/5.