Strabo

Strabo[n 1] (/ˈstrb/; Greek: Στράβων Strábōn; 64 or 63 BC  c. 24 AD) was a Greek geographer, philosopher, and historian who lived in Asia Minor during the transitional period of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

Strabo
16th-century engraving of Strabo
Born64 or 63 BC
Amaseia, Pontus
(modern-day Amasya, Turkey)
Diedc. AD 24
(aged c. 87)
Occupation
  • Geographer
  • Philosopher
  • Historian