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Excerpt from A historical past of historic Geography, Vol. 1 of two: one of the Greeks and Romans From the Earliest a while until eventually the autumn of the Roman Empire

The current paintings is designed to provide a deficiency, which i've got cause to think has been felt through classical students. whereas there is not any wish of trouble-free treatises on old geography, and the necessities of the extra complicated pupil are absolutely responded via the flowery articles in Dr. Smith's Dictionary of old Geography as far as pertains to the main points of specific areas and international locations, it truly is extraordinary that there doesn't exist within the English language the sort of ancient overview of the topic as a complete, as is to be present in the introductions to the works of Mannert, Ukert, and Forbiger. yet even those treatises, along with being restricted to scholars who're accustomed to the German language, can rarely be stated to satisfy the calls for of both the student or the geographer at present day. Ukert's introductory quantity used to be released way back to 1816, and that of Mannert nonetheless past, whereas the newer paintings of Forbiger (itself released in 1841) is so disfigured by way of the buildup of cumbrous and pointless lists of names as to be altogether repulsive to the English reader.

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Delta of the Indus 77 ib. 489 490 492 498 499 77 7? 483 484 485 486 488 496 cules 77 lb. 477 479 480 481 The Pylffi Caspiaj Hecatompylus .. 33 3J 469 470 471 472 475 identified with the Nile of the Indus Source of the Indus 77 Rr. Site of Pattala 77 Ss. Cities of the Malli 77 Tt. The Oxydracas .. , ib. 510 511 512 513 514 515 Page 454 — : . CONTENTS OF VOL. XXV I. PAGE NOTE U u. Vv. Xx. Yy. Changes in the course of the Indus .. , .. 516 518 519 521 522 524 Route through Gedrosia and Carmania March of Craterus ..

Ib. 510 511 512 513 514 515 Page 454 — : . CONTENTS OF VOL. XXV I. PAGE NOTE U u. Vv. Xx. Yy. Changes in the course of the Indus .. , .. 516 518 519 521 522 524 Route through Gedrosia and Carmania March of Craterus .. Embassy of the Eomans to Alexander The Pallacopas Zz. A A. CHAPTEK .. XII I. VOYAGE OF NEAECHUS. § 1. Authentic character of the narrative. Modern writers on the subject. § 3. Port of Alexander, § 2. No statement of point of departure. Voyage from thence to the Arabis. § 4. Coast of the Oritaa.

Through Asia. § 21. Distances along this parallel. Length of habitable world. § 23. His § 24. Of India; and § 26, Its physical character and tribes. ideas of the Eastern Ocean: and of the Caspian. Taprobane. § 25. Of Arabia. CONTENTS OF VOL. XXviii § 27. its Of the Eed tributaries. , Sea. § 28. I. His accurate knowledge of the Nile and § 30. He gave § 29. Ignorant of the rest of Africa. § 32. few details of countries. § 31. His division into Sphragides. His views on Homeric geography. § 33. Imperfect ideas of physical geography.

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