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  Pausanias (general) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pausanias (Greek = Παυσανιας) was a Spartan general of the 5th century BCE.
The curse of the Goddess of the Brazen House; in 478 BCE Pausanias, the Spartan regent, was suspected of conspiring with the Persians and was recalled to Sparta, however he was acquitted and then left Sparta of his own accord, taking a trireme from the town of Hermione.
Later they eavesdropped on Pausanias to ensure that the evidence was accurate, having decided that it was they planned to arrest Pausanias in the street but he was tipped off and escaped by running to the temple of the Goddess of the Brazen House.
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 PAUSANIAS (GEOGRAPHER) - LoveToKnow Article on PAUSANIAS (GEOGRAPHER)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Pausanias was recalled by the ephors and, though acquitted on the main charge of Medism, was not again sent out in any official position.
To commemorate Leonidas and Pausanias a yearly festival was held, at -which speeches were made extolling their victories; this was still celebrated when the geographer Pausanias visited Sparta more than six centuries later (Paus.
The author's general aim may be inferred from his saying at the close of his account of Athens and Attica: " Such (in my opinion) are the most famous of the Athenian traditions and sights; from the mass of materials I have aimed from the outset at selecting the really notable " (i.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PA/PAUSANIAS_GEOGRAPHER_.htm   (3858 words)

  
 The Internet Classics Archive | Aristides by Plutarch
Pausanias, hearing this, and perceiving the tents of the Megarians already hid by the multitude of darts and arrows, and themselves driven together into a narrow space, was at a loss himself how to aid them with his battalion of heavy-armed Lacedaemonians.
For Pausanias, perceiving what was done, made a halt, and commanded every one to put themselves in order for the battle; but either through his anger with Amompharetus, or the disturbance he was in by reason of the sudden approach of the enemy, he forgot to give the signal to the Greeks in general.
The consequence was that the sea captains and generals of the Greeks, in particular, the Chians, Samians, and Lesbians, came to Aristides and requested him to be their general, and to receive the confederates into his command, who had long desired to relinquish the Spartans and come over to the Athenians.
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Pausanias, suddenly aroused from slumber, and supposing that some enemy was about to assassinate him, seized his sword, which lay by his bedside, and with it struck the maiden to the ground.
With her forcible removal by Pausanias, or her willing flight with him from the house of her father, it would probably have been difficult to reconcile the general sentiment of the romance, in connection with any circumstances less conceivable than those which are indicated in the memorandum.
Pausanias had quitted his ship for the citadel, in which he took up his lodgment when on shore: and most of the officers and sailors of the squadron were dispersed among the taverns and wine-shops, for which, even at that day, Byzantium was celebrated.
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Pausanias: Description of Greece, Book I: Attica
Pausanias, reputedly born in Lydia, was a Greek traveler (as well as Greece he also visited Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Macedonia, Epirus) during height of Roman rule.
Pausanias begins his description of each city with a synopsis of its history followed by an account of the monuments in topographical order.
This Archelaus was another general of Mithridates, whom earlier than this the Magnetes, who inhabit Sipylus, wounded when he raided their territory, killing most of the foreigners as well.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/pausanias-bk1.html   (19483 words)

  
 Edward Bulwer-Lytton - Pausanias the Spartan Page 09   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
His complexion was sunburnt, almost to oriental swarthiness, and the raven's plume had no darker gloss than that of his long hair, which (contrary to the Spartan custom), flowing on either side, mingled with the closer curls of the beard.
But if the form and features of Pausanias were eminently those of the purest race of Greece, the dress which he assumed was no less characteristic of the Barbarian.
As if to show his contempt for the natural jealousy of his countrymen, Pausanias, however, had just given to the Eretrian the government of Byzantium itself, and with the command of the citadel had entrusted to him the custody of the Persian prisoners captured in that port.
www.edward-bulwer-lytton.org /pausanias-the-spartan/ebook-page-09.asp   (676 words)

  
 Pausanias, Greece, ancient history
Nephew of the Spartan king Leonidas I, Pausanias was to become a regent to the king's son.
He was general of the Spartan army at the battle of Plataea (479BC) where the Persians were expelled from Greece.
Pausanias had been constantly tormented by the fact that he had killed the young Byzantian woman Cleonice.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/history/ancient/pausanias.htm   (288 words)

  
 Ancient History Sourcebook: Pausanias: Description of Greece, Book II: Corinth
He was immediately elected general by the Achaeans, and leading them against the Locrians of Amphissa and into the land of the Aetolians, their enemies, he ravaged their territory.
Now descended from Bias five men, Neleids on their mother's side, occupied the throne for four generations down to Cyanippus, son of Aegialeus, and descended from Melampus six men in six generations down to Amphilochus, son of Amphiaraus.[2.18.5] But the native house of the family of Anaxagoras ruled longer than the other two.
His general behavior to the men of the people was violent, and a maiden who was being taken to the bridegroom he seized from those who were escorting her and ravished.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/pausanias-bk2.html   (20659 words)

  
 Fallen Heroes: Lines of Investigation
A young man at the outset of the war, he survived the plague and eventually was made a general and served in the northern Aegean.
Pausanias noted monuments in the Dêmosion Sêma to Thessalian cavalrymen who died fighting with their Athenian allies (431); Athenian cavalrymen who perished with the Thessalians (431); Melasandros, killed fighting in Lycia (430); and Athenians killed fighting at Tanagra (424) and Amphipolis (422).
Physical characteristics of the bones, reflective of class (health and nutrition) or habitual activities and training (riding and dismounting, carrying spear and shield, or rowing), may permit identification of the class of citizen and type of soldier present in the tombs.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.05.52
One might regret the lack of a general bibliography at the end of the volume and of an analytical index of the passages quoted and topics discussed.
Pausanias' actions are read as an exemplary case of the conflict between individual aspirations and the collective body of the polis and its inner stability (pp.
Bearzot's second essay ("Lisandro tra due modelli: Pausania l'aspirante tiranno, Brasida il generale") is a detailed survey of Lysander's imperialistic politics which addresses the question of what possible model(s) may have inspired Lysander's agenda and investigates his self-positioning within Spartan history.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/2005/2005-05-52.html   (2095 words)

  
 IJCT PR 2001 A-E   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Snodgrass, "Pausanias and the Chest of Kypselos" [pp.
Wagstaff, "Pausanias and the Topographers: The Case of Colonel Leake" [pp.
Mary Beard, "'Pausanias and the Petticoats,' or The Blue Jane Mary Beard" [pp.224-239]; Stephen Bann, "Commentary.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Pausanias (general)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 Pausanias: Description of Greece : Maps, Plans, Illustrations and General Index (Loeb Classical Library): Current ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Pausanias' two volume travel logs, which were written in the second century A.D., are the most comprehensive sources of data about ancient Greece.
Pausanias travels throughout Greece in a linear fashion, describing the historical artifacts he sees and he make thousands of comments about the people and events associated with the artifacts.
It is particullarily enlightening to use Google Earth to follow in the footsteps of Pausanias and see the terrain he describes, and see how the terrain affected the events involved, the battles, and the interactions between the various peoples.
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 Greek Religion: CULT OF LETO
From olden times, beginning with the times of the heroes, Delos has been revered because of its gods, for the myth is told that there Leto was delivered of her travail by the birth of Apollon and Artemis...
There are several temples in the place, some ancient and others built in later times; and in the ancient temples are many ancient wooden images, but in those of later times there are works of Skopas; for example, Leto holding a sceptre and Ortygia standing beside her with a child in each arm.
A general festival is held there annually; and by a certain custom the youths vie for honor, particularly in the splendor of their banquets there.
www.theoi.com /Cult/LetoCult.html   (1448 words)

  
 pothos.org - All about Alexander the Great   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Normally, had he been related to General Attalus by marriage, he, too, would have been executed when Attalus was condemned.
Enlisting the cooperation of Pausanias, under the guise of friendship, Heromenes and Arrhabaeus (and possibly Alexander, who quickly switched to the winning side and may even have testified against his own brothers to save his life) plotted the death of Philip.
That the spear hit as Pausanias fell, thus striking higher than we believe Leonnatus intended, was a fluke - but a fluke that allowed a number of conspirators to escape detection and punishment.
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 Olympias and the Naked Amazon Squad (Part 2 of 2) - Beaverland Forum
General Attalus, summoned by King Philip, strode along the cobbled road toward the citadel that rose like an island, being built on an immense embankment in the marsh.
General Attalus knitted his brows as Philip gazed at him with a self-contented smile.
In a marriage, usually arranged by the parents, the bridegroom supposedly carried off the bride by force, and she pretended to resist as the word for marriage harpadzein meant to seize.
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 Aristides - Plutarch's Lives
Pausanias, hearing this, and perceiving the tents of the Megarians already hid by the multitude of darts and arrows, and themselves driven together into a narrow space, was at a loss himself how to aid them with his battalion of heavy-armed Lacedæmonians.
Pausanias, offering sacrifice, could not procure favorable omens, and so commanded the Lacedæmonians, setting down their shields at their feet to abide quietly and attend his directions, making no resistance to any of their enemies.
A general assembly of all the Greeks being called, Aristides proposed a decree, that the deputies and religious representatives of the Greek states should assemble annually at Platæa, and every fifth year celebrate the Eleutheria, or games of freedom.
www.constitution.org /rom/plutarch/aristides.htm   (5695 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: Pausanias: Travel and Memory in Roman Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Pausanias, the Greek historian and traveler, lived and wrote around the second century AD, during the period when Greece had fallen peacefully to the Roman Empire.
While fragments from this period abound, Pausanias' Periegesis ("description") of Greece is the only fully preserved text of travel writing to have survived.
This collection uses Pausanias as a multifaceted lens yielding indispensable information about the cultural world of Roman Greece.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0195128168   (243 words)

  
 Harvard University Press/Pausanias, Description of Greece, V, Maps, Plans, Ilustrations and General Index
Pausanias, born probably in Lydia in Asia Minor, was a Greek of the 2nd century AD, about 120–180, who travelled widely not only in Asia Minor, Palestine, Egypt and North Africa, but also in Greece and in Italy, including Rome.
He left a description of Greece in ten books, which is like a topographical guidebook or tour of Attica, the Peloponnese, and central Greece, filled out with historical accounts and events and digressions on facts and wonders of nature.
His chief interest was the monuments of art and architecture, especially the most famous of them; the accuracy of his descriptions of these is proved by surviving remains.
www.hup.harvard.edu /catalog/L298.html   (201 words)

  
 Pausanias (general) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Pausanias (general) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Pausanias (Greek = Παυσανιας) was a Spartan general of the 5th century BC.
The curse of the Goddess of the Brazen House; in 478 BC Pausanias, the Spartan regent, was suspected of conspiring with the Persians and was recalled to Sparta, however he was acquitted and then left Sparta of his own accord, taking a trireme from the town of Hermione.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Pausanias_%28general%29   (538 words)

  
 Sparta Town (topography)
Opposite the theater are two tombs; the first is that of Pausanias, the general at Plataia, the second is that of Leonidas.
Pausanias was detected in his treachery, and was the only suppliant of the Chalkioikos who failed to win security, solely because he had been unable to wipe away a defilement of bloodshed.
And Pausanias, conscious of his treason to Greece, and therefore always nervous and fearful, jumped up then and struck the girl with his sword.
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 Pausanias Corinth
This change is due to the Achaean League.1 The Corinthians, being members of it, joined in the war against the Romans, which Critolaus, when appointed general of the Achaeans, brought about by persuading to revolt both the Achaeans and the majority of the Greeks outside the Peloponnesus.
When the Romans won the war, they carried out a general disarmament of the Greeks2 and dismantled the walls of such cities as were fortified.
He poisoned Eurydamidas, the king of the other2 royal house, while yet a boy, raised to the throne by means of the ephors his brother Epicleidas, destroyed the power of the senate, and appointed in its stead a nominal Council of Fathers.
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 Cimon
According to Pausanias, Cimon was instrumental in fortifying the newly rebuilt Acropolis with walls (Paus.
On the occasion when the tragedian Sophocles was producing his first tragedies in the Theater of Dionysus, putting them in competition with some tragedies of Aeschylus, the crowd was in an uproar, excited by the young poet’s challenge to the old master.
When Cimon and his fellow generals entered the theater, the archon chose them to judge the competition, rather than selecting ten judges at random.
www.stoa.org /projects/demos/article_cimon?page=4&greekEncoding=UnicodeC   (670 words)

  
 Classics 135: Delphi and Olympia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Read the article on Pausanias (who and what he is) in Perseus.
Pick two or three striking things from Pausanias that you would choose to show or talk about if you were giving a tour of Olympia in the 2nd century AD.
While the topic should be of general interest, you need to be able to show how the topic that you have chosen sheds light on the workings of Greek society.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /~gcrane/cl135.html   (2220 words)

  
 PAUSANIAS (GENERAL) - LoveToKnow Article on PAUSANIAS (GENERAL)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
PAUSANIAS (GENERAL) - LoveToKnow Article on PAUSANIAS (GENERAL)
535E, 53andA; Plutarch, Cimond, Themistodes 23, Aristides 11-20, 23; N. Hanske, Ueber den Konigsregenlen Pausanias (Leipzig, 1873).
To properly cite this PAUSANIAS (GENERAL) article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
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 Greek Paganism: CULT OF HELIOS
As you go up this Akrokorinthos you see two precincts of Isis, one if Isis surnamed Pelagin (Marine) and the other of Egyptian Isis, and two of Serapis, one of them being of Serapis called Of Kanopos.
There is also another sanctuary of Athena, of no great size, the roof of which has fallen in.
They call it sacred to Helios, and among the sacrifices they offer here to Helios are horses.
www.theoi.com /Cult/HeliosCult.html   (1624 words)

  
 Bibliography
Arafat, K. ‘Pausanias’ attitudes to antiquities’, BSA 87: 387-409.
Elsner, J. ‘Pausanias: a Greek pilgrim in the Roman World’, Past and Present 135: 3-29.
Wycherley, R.E. Pausanias at Athens, GRBS 4: 157-75.
www.swan.ac.uk /classics/staff/dg/www/attbib.htm   (1561 words)

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