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Itinerary of the Morea
Being a Description of the Routes of that Peninsula


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  • Date Published: August 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108050814

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  • Classical topographer Sir William Gell (1777–1836) first came to public attention with his Topography of Troy (1804). Based on his travels around Bunarbashi, near to where Schliemann would subsequently excavate, the work became a standard treatise. Byron even wrote: 'Of Dardan tours let dilettanti tell, / I leave topography to classic Gell.' A noted conversationalist and intellectual intermediary, Gell became a Fellow of the Royal Society and, indeed, a Member of the Society of Dilettanti. He also served, in 1803, on a diplomatic mission to the Ionian Islands; his subsequent journey, with the archaeologist Edward Dodwell, through the Peloponnese - then known as the Morea - became the subject of several later books, including Narrative of a Journey in the Morea (1823; also reissued in this series) and this 1817 publication. Comprising a survey of routes through the area, and their natural and archaeological landmarks, it sheds light on both contemporary Greece and the practicalities of early topographical study.

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    • Date Published: August 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108050814
    • length: 270 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.35kg
    • contains: 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Achaia
    2. Elis
    3. Messenia
    4. Arcadia
    5. Argolis
    6. Laconia

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