Pausanias (c. 110 – c. 180) was a Greek traveler and geographer of the second century AD who lived in the time of Roman emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius. He is famous for his Description of Greece, a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece from his firsthand observations. (wiki)
|Acropolis||He begins his tour in Attica (Ἀττικά), where the city of Athens and its demes dominate the discussion (wiki)|
|Archaeological Site of Delphi||Pausanias is most at home in describing the religious art and architecture of Olympia and of Delphi. (wiki)|
|Epidaurus||DESCRIPTION OF GREECE 2. 15 - 28|
|Mycenae and Tiryns||He was one of the first known to write of seeing the ruins of Troy, Alexandria Troas, and Mycenae. (wiki)|
|Old City of Jerusalem||Before visiting Greece, he had been to Antioch, Joppa, and Jerusalem, and to the banks of the River Jordan. (wiki)|
|Olympia||Pausanias is most at home in describing the religious art and architecture of Olympia and of Delphi. (wiki)|
|Pyramids (Memphis)||In Egypt, he had seen the pyramids. (wiki)|
|Rome||Crossing over to Italy, he had seen something of the cities of Campania and of the wonders of Rome (wiki)|
|Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae||In 174 AD the ancient traveller Pausanias admired the beauty and harmony of the temple and attributed it to Iktinos, the architect of the Parthenon. (AB ev)|
|Troy||He was one of the first known to write of seeing the ruins of Troy, Alexandria Troas, and Mycenae. (wiki)|
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