(c. 63—23 bc) historian and geographer, of Greek descent

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(c. 63 bc–c. 23 ad),

historian and geographer of Greek descent. His only extant work, Geographica, in seventeen volumes, provides a detailed physical and historical geography of the ancient world during the reign of Augustus.

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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