Pausanias' attitude to antiquities

@article{Arafat1992PausaniasAT,
  title={Pausanias' attitude to antiquities},
  author={Karim Arafat},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  year={1992},
  volume={87},
  pages={387 - 409}
}
  • K. Arafat
  • Published 1 November 1992
  • History
  • The Annual of the British School at Athens
This article examines the criteria by which the periegete Pausanias selected the objects he discussed. His interest in manifestations of age in the material of artefacts, in their technique, and in their design is considered as a basis for his distinction between the recent and distant past. The historical and social background to his writings is also considered. 
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