The geographical system of Herodotus, examined and explained, by a comparison with those of other ancient authors, and with modern geography. In the course of the work are introduced, dissertations on the itinerary stade of the Greeks, the expedition of darius hystaspes to scythia, the position and remains of ancient babylon, the alluvions of the nile, and canals of suez; the oasis and temple of jupiter ammon, the ancient circumnavigation of Africa, and other subjects of history and geography. The whole explained by eleven maps, adapted to the different subjects; and accompanied with a complete index. By James Rennell, fellow of the Royal societies of London and Edinburgh; and late major of engineers, and Surveyor General in Bengal

Main Author: Rennell, James
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed by W. Bulmer and Co, Russel-Court, Cleveland-Row, St. James's, for the author; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to his Majesty, Pall-Mall 1800, MDCCC. [1800]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T147321. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With a final errata leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xx,766,[2]p.,plates) port.,maps 4°