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Шарль де Пейсонель и его вклад в изучение античной и средневековой географии Северо-Западного Причерноморья
Charles de Peyssonnel and His Contribution to Studies of Ancient and Medieval Geography of North-Western Black Sea Region

Author(s): Igor V. Sapozhnikov, Elena V. Polevshchikova
Subject(s): History, Geography, Regional studies, Historical Geography, Ancient World, Middle Ages, 18th Century
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: Charles de Peyssonnel; historical geography; history of science;

Summary/Abstract: The authors publish two excerpts from a book by a French archaeologist and traveler Charles de Peyssonnel (1727-1790), “Historical and Geographic Observations on Barbarian Peoples, Who Inhabited the Banks of the Danube and the Euxine”. The author of the two excerpts attempted to locate the ancient settlements mentioned by some ancient writers (Olbia, Assiak and Odessos), as well as the island of St. Aetherius and some other geographic objects. The authors supported the excerpts by some comments and analyzed contribution made by the French researcher to the studies of the ancient geography of the Northern Black Sea region.

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 464-475
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Russian