Pausanias (//; Greek: Παυσανίας Pausanías; c. 110 AD – c. 180 AD) was a Greek traveler and geographer of the second century AD, who lived in the time of the Roman emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius.
|Born||c. 110 AD|
|Died||c. 180 AD (aged 70)|
|Occupation||Traveler and geographer|
He is famous for his Description of Greece (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλάδος Περιήγησις, Hellados Periegesis), a lengthy work that describes ancient Greece from his firsthand observations. This work provides crucial information for making links between classical literature and modern archaeology.