07-06-2022  (269 lectures) Categoria: Geografia

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INTRODUCTION

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DEDICATION OF DONNUS NICHOLAUS GERMANUS

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BOOK ONE

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What presuppositions are to be made use of in Geography

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How from measuring the stadia of any given distance although not on the same meridian it may be determined how many stadia there are in the circu...

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accounts of travelers

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Attention must be paid to the latest researches because the earth in the 6 Concerning the geographical narrations of Marinus

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They are also corrected by measuring journeys on land

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They are also corrected by measuring journeys on water

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Ethiopia should not be placed more to the south than the circular parallel which is opposite the parallel passing through Meroe

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The calculation of the longitude of the earth corrected by land journeys

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The same calculation of longitude corrected by sea journeys

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Concerning the voyage from the Golden Chersonesus to Cattigara

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Concerning the things in which Marinus disagrees with us

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In fixing the boundaries of provinces Marinus has made some mistakes

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Of the inconvenience of the method of Marinus for delineating the habitable earth

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Of the convenience of our method of delineating the whole earth

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What must be done should one desire to delineate the earth in one plane

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Explanation of the meridians and parallels used in our delineation

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How the habitable earth can be shown in a plane map so that its measurements are in keeping with its spherical shape

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A prologue of the particular descriptions and a description of the western part of Europe including the several provinces and prefectures which are c...

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Hibernia island of Britannia

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Albion island of Britannia

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Hispanic Baetica

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Hispanic Lusitania

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Hispanic Tarraconensis

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Aquitanian Gaul

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Lugdunensian Gaul

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Belgic Gaul

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Narbonensian Gaul

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Greater Germania

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Raetia and Vindelica

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Noricum

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Lower Pannonia

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Illyria or Liburnia and Dalmatia

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BOOK THREE EUROPE MAPS VIX

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Corsica island

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Sicily island

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Sarmatian Europe

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Tauric peninsula

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Iazyges Metanastae

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Upper Moesia

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Lower Moesia

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Thracia and the Peninsula

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Macedonia

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Epirus

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BOOK FOUR AFRICA Maps IIV

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BOOK SIX Continued

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Susiana

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Persia

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Carmania Deserta

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Carmania

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Hyrcania

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Margiana

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Sogdiana

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Scythia this side the Imaus mountains

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Scythia beyond the Imaus mountains

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Aria

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Paropanisades

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Gedrosia

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BOOK SEVEN Asia Maps XXII

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128

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India beyond the Ganges

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Location of Sinae

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Island of Taprobana and those islands which surround it

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Descriptive summary of the maps of the world

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Description of the Armillary Sphere in which is represented the inhab ited earth

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Epilogue to the foregoing

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BOOK EIGHT

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Crete island 92

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Copyright

Informació bibliogràfica

Títol The Geography

Dover books on history, political and social science

Autor Ptolemy
Editor Edward Luther Stevenson
Traducció de Edward Luther Stevenson
Col·laborador Joseph Fischer
Edició il·lustrada, íntegra, reimpresa, revisada
Editor Dover, 1991
ISBN 0486268969, 9780486268965
Nre. de pàgines 288 pàgines

 




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