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Agatharchides of Cnidus

On the Erythraean Sea (Hakluyt Society)
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Agatharchides, was a Greek historian and geographer who lived in Cnidus about BC, wrote a book called "On the Erythraean Sea." (Red Sea). In this book, Agatharchides describes Arabia as being confined to modern Saudi Arabia to the exclusion of the modern Sinai Peninsula in BC.

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Agatharchides is a lunar impact crater located at the southern edge of Oceanus Agatharchides of Cnidus book, in the region between the Mare Humorum and Mare the east-southeast is the crater Bullialdus, and to the south-southwest lies is named after the Greek geographer Agatharchides.

The interior of the crater has been inundated by lava in the past, resurfacing the nates: 19°48′S 30°54′W /. The societies and trade networks that flourished along the Red Sea (or “Erythraean Sea” as the Greeks called it) in antiquity were well documented by writers of many different cultures.

Gold was one of the most sought after trade items. In the second century BCE, a Greek historian named Agatharchides of Cnidus vividly described the dangerous circumstances under which gold was mined in.

Agatharchides or Agatharchus (Greek: Ἀγαθαρχίδης or Ἀγάθαρχος, Agatharchos) of Cnidus was a Greek historian and geographer (flourished 2nd century BC). This chapter takes a look at Agatharchides of Cnidus, who provides some insight into another field of Alexandrian scholarship, and pinpoints his references to the Jews, which are located in two fragments concerned with the occupation of Jerusalem by Ptolemy I during the battle of Ipsus.

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Agatharchides of Cnidus - a grammarian who lived in the second century B.C. → Wikipedia entry Athen_ island in the Adriatic, Agatharchides says that wine is Athen_ a long time.

But Agatharchides the Cnidian, in the eight Athen_ it with them. But Agatharchides the Corinthian, in the Athen_ very stingy. And Agatharchides of Cnidus, in the twenty. Life. He is believed to have been born at Cnidus, hence his Stanley M. Burstein notes, the "evidence for Agatharchides' life is meagre." Photius describes him as a threptos, a kind of assistant of servile origin, to Cinnaeus and states that he was later a secretary to Heraclides us served as a counselor to Ptolemy VI; Heraclides is best known for negotiating the.

Agatharchides was a Peripatic (Aristotelic) philosopher, geographer, He was born in Cnidus at an unknown date and travelled to Alexandria, where he worked and studied. In addition, he was the first to write a book on the history of Europe, consisting of 40 tomes and on the history of Asia, consisting of 10 books.

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AGATHARCHIDES, or Agatharcus, of Cnidus, Greek historian and geographer, lived in the time of Ptolemy Philometor (– B.C.) and his successors. Amongst other works, he wrote treatises on Asia, Europe and The Red Sea. Interesting extracts from the last, of some length, are preserved in Photius (cod. ), who praises the style of the.

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Agatharchides, of Cnidus, Greek historian, geographer, and Peripatetic philosopher, c. –after BCE Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a : Kenneth S. Sacks. CNIDUS. ni'-dus, kni'-dus (Knidos, "age"): A city of Caria in the Roman province of Asia, past which, according to ActsPaul the Southwest corner of Asia Minor there projects for 90 miles into the sea a long, narrow peninsula, practically dividing the Aegean from the Mediterranean.

Agatharchides of Cnidus: On the Erythraean Sea. Translated and edited by Stanley M. Burstein. (Hakluyt Society, Second Series, No. ) pp. xii,map. London, The Hakluyt Society. After all the outpourings on the subject of the Periplus, it is refreshing to turn to another major.

Reviewed work(s): Agatharchides of Cnidos, on the Erythraean Sea by Stanley M. Burstein; Agatharchides of Cnidos The Erythraean or `Red' Sea was the Greeks' name for the passage between the eastern Mediterranean and India, including the Indian Ocean as well as the Red Sea itself, more precisely referred to in antiquity as the Arabian accounts of this region during the later.

Agatharchides' text survives only in later sources which preserve either the actual words or paraphrases of his work: Diodorus Siculus (), Strabo (through Artemidorus of Ephesus) () and the Byzantine chronicler Photius (Codex where 12 pages from book one and 43 from book five survive).

Strabo is the least important of these. Agatharchides or Agatharchus of Cnidus was a Greek historian and rchides is believed to have been born at Cnidus, hence his appellation; as Stanley M.

Burstein notes, the "evidence for Agatharchides' life is meagre." Photius describes him as a threptos, a kind of assistant of servile origin, to Cinnaeus and states that he was a secretary to Heraclides Lembus. Inthe ex-neo-Nazi diffusionist Frank Joseph wrote in Opening the Ark of the Covenant that “the Greek geographer and historian Agatharchides of Cnidus concluded that it [the Great Pyramid] ‘incorporated fractions of geographical degrees.’” Thus, it was a model of the earth itself.

Robert Schoch agreed in ’s Pyramid Quest. Agatharchides or Agatharchus (Greek: Ἀγαθαρχίδης or Ἀγάθαρχος, Agatharchos) of Cnidus was a Greek historian and geographer (flourished 2nd century BC). Greek is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece, Cyprus and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

10 The Indian Ocean from Agatharchides of Cnidus to the Periplus Maris Erythraei 11 The So-called Confusion between India and Ethiopia: The Eastern and Southern Edges of the Inhabited World from the Greco-Roman Perspective The book is intended to provoke discussion of a wide range of problems in the cultural history of antiquity.

It Author: Didier Marcotte. From book 5 of Agatharchides of Cnidus, on the Erythraean Sea, excerption from Photius, Bibliotheca, cited by Burstein, page fragment 90 a- 95a ; from book 5 of Agatharchides of Cnidus, on the Erythraean Sea, excerption from Diodorus, Library of History, cited by Burstein, page –fragment 91bb.

BOOK REVIEWS Stanley M. Burstein. Agatharchides of Cnidus: On the Erythraean Sea. Lon-don: The Hakluyt Society, Lionel Casson. The Periplus Maris Erythraei: Text with Introduction, Trans-lation, and Commentary. Princeton: Princeton University Press, $ S. C.

Munro-Hay. Excavations at Aksum: An Account of Research at the An.Nay, Agatharchides of Cnidus, who wrote the acts of Alexander's successors, reproaches us with superstition, as if we, by it, had lost our liberty; where he says thus: "There is a nation called the nation of the Jews, who inhabit a city strong and great, named Jerusalem.Memnon of Heraclea and Agatharchides of Cnidus in This same editor, wishing to compare the ‘more reliable’ Ctesias to Herodotus, added the epitome in an appendix to an edition of The Histories in It was not until the 19th century that the first editions of all theFile Size: 2MB.