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Pausanias, born most likely in Lydia in Asia Minor, used to be a Greek of the second century CE, approximately 120–180, who travelled generally not just in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but in addition in Greece and in Italy, together with Rome. He left an outline of Greece in ten books, that's like a topographical guidebook or travel of Attica, the Peloponnese, and relevant Greece, stuffed out with ancient money owed and occasions and digressions on proof and wonders of nature. His leader curiosity used to be the monuments of paintings and structure, specially the main well-known of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of those is proved by means of surviving remains.

The Loeb Classical Library version of Pausanias is in 5 volumes; the 5th quantity includes maps, plans, illustrations, and a normal index.

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