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reliable source and independent authority on the topography, sculpture and buildings of its era. Pausanias was not a historian, a storyteller or an ethnographer. He was a traveler with wide interests. Alongside he was a typical man of his time ˙ a man of the Hellenistic world; he looked nostalgically back to the past, but had no illusions. He praised the Roman government, but criticized the worshiping of the emperor.

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Strabo was a Greek historian, geographer and philosopher of the antiquity. In particular, as a


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