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Nearly 1,900 years ago, a scholar named Pausanias wrote an eye-witness account of his travels through Greece

Thereโ€™s no better ancient text for visualizing the archaeology of the ancient Greek world

A thread about digital approaches to Pausanias & archaeology. #SwanseaCA2022
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In spring 2021, Julie Hruby & I were supposed to lead a group of @dartmouth students on a trip to Greece (cc: @Classics22FSP)

Covid nixed it

Instead, my class traveled digitally to Greece with Pausanias as our guide using online Classics & archaeology resources
We started off simple, reading a book of Pausanias & mapping out his travels on Google Earth (map by Duncan Antich*)

The exercise revealed the routes Pausanias took around a region and allowed for an overhead look at the Greek landscape

*all w/ permission to share assignments Google Earth image of Attic...
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