Pseudo - Skylax's Periplous : the Circumnavigation of the Inhabited World.

Exeter, UK: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. xii, 244 p. w/ maps, footnotes, apparatus criticus, bibliography, index. The first new edition of this 4th century b.c.e. work in over 150 years, in Greek and English. Starting at Gibraltar the work moves clockwise across the known ancient world, finally to return to its starting place. Skylax probaby travelled no later than the 5th century b.c.e., and sadly much of his direct wrotings are lost, and surviving texts are heavily corrupted. Very good. Item #19519

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