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Geographer of the world's first: STRABON

Strabon; famous geographer and historian Strabo (63 BC) was born in Amasya. Blood is thought to be of Roman aristocrats. From a wealthy family that has seen a good education. And along the Nile was separated from Amasya visit. He Sardinia in the west to the north from the Black Sea in the south are said to travel up to the borders of Ethiopia. Then spent many years in the city of Rome. This navigation in the history, geography, philosophy has worked issues, information was collected and written works. And the rest of his life had returned to Amasya and 26 / 27-year portion of "my country," he has spent in the Amasya. (26 AD) died in here.

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  • Copyright: Erol Sahin (seyyah81) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 63] (522)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-07-24
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/100 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-03-14 13:01
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