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The following are studies of regions contained within Strabo’s Geography. Works for each region are grouped as follows: first, editions, some with accompanying translations; secondly, commentaries and translations, unaccompanied by the Greek text; thirdly, detailed studies of specific passages/places. Entries within each group are listed chronologically, most recent first.

Books 3-4 (Iberia and Celtica)

TROTTA, FRANCESCO (1996, second edition 2000), ed. and tr. Strabone. Geografia. Iberia e Gallia. Libri 3-4. Milan: Bibliotheca Universale Rizzoli [BUR Classici Greci e Latini]. Greek text based on Lasserre (1966), introduction, Italian translation and notes.

SCHULTEN, A, ed. and tr. 1952. Estrabón. Geografia de Iberia. Edicion, traduccion y

commentario. Book 3. Barcelona. [Fontes Hispaniae Antiquae 6].

ESPELOSÍN, JAVIER GÓMEZ, tr. 2007. Estrabón: Geografia de Iberia. Presentaciones,

notas y commentarios de Gonzalo Cruz Andreotti, Marco V. García Quintela y Javier Gómez Espelosín. Madrid: Alianza Editorial.

GARCÍA Y BELLIDO, A., tr. 1945. España y los Españoles hace dos mil años según la

Geografía de Strábon.  Second edition. Buenos Aires [Colección Austral]. Spanish translation of Book 3, with commentary on facing page. Bellido additionally (232-288) provides translations of, and commentary on, passages from Books 1-2 and 4-17 that deal with Spain.

CANTO, ALICIA. 2001. ‘Sinoicismo y stolati en Emerita, Caesaraugusta y Pax:

Una relectura de Estrabón 3.2.15,’ Gerión 19: 423-476. The author argues for the retention of the term stolavtoi found at 3.2.15 and, in Canto’s view, unnecessarily emended by Kramer (1844-52). For an English abstract, click here and scroll down the page.

CRUZ ANDREOTTI, GONZALO. 1999. Estrabón e Iberia : nuevas perspectivas de estudio.

Universidad de Málaga.

THOLLARD, PATRICK. 1987. Barbarie et civilisation chez Strabon. Étude critique des

livres 3 et 4 de la Géographie. Paris: Les Belles Lettres [Centre de recherches d'Histoire ancienne 77].

DIRKZWAGER, A. 1975. Strabo über Gallia Narbonensis. Leiden. Commentary on Book 4.1.

 

Books 5-6 (Italy and Sicily)

 

BIFFI, NICOLA (1988) ed. and tr. L’Italia di Strabone: testo, traduzione e commento

dei libri 5 e 6 della Geografia. University of Genoa, 1988. Greek text based on Lasserre (1967) with variations noted on pp xci-xciii; Italian translation and commentary.

BIRASCHI, ANNA MARIA (1988, fifth edition 2001) ed. and tr. Strabone. Geografia. L’Italia. Libri 5-6. Milan: Bibliotheca Universale Rizzoli [BUR Classici Greci e Latini]. Greek text, based on Sbordone (1970), with introduction, Italian translation and notes.

MADDOLI, GIANFRANCO, ed. 1988. Strabone e l’Italia antica. Naples [Incontri

Perugini di storia della storiografia antica e sul mondo antico 2].

MUSTI, DOMENICO. 1988. Strabone e la Magna Graecia. Città e popoli dell’Italia antica.

Padua.

Book 7 (Macedonia and Thrace)

WALBANK, FRANK. 2002. ‘The Via Egnatia: Its Role in Roman Strategy,’ Journal

of Ancient Topography 12: 7-18. Walbank includes discussion (10-12) of the Strabonian evidence.

Books 8-10 (Hellas)

BIRASCHI, ANNA MARIA (1992, second edition 2000), ed. and tr. Strabone. Geografia. Il Peloponneso. Libro 8. Milan: Bibliotheca Universale Rizzoli [BUR Classici Greci e Latini]. Greek text, based on Baladié (1978), together with introduction, Italian translation and notes.

BIRASCHI, ANNA MARIA, ed. 1994. Strabone e la Grecia. Naples [Studi di storia e di

storiografia].

BALADIÉ, RAOUL, 1980. Le Péloponnèse de Strabon. Étude de géographie historique. Paris.

LIPPMAN, MICHAEL. 2004. ‘Strabo 10.2.4 and the Synoecism of ‘Newer’ Pleuron,’

Hesperia 73 (2004): 497-512. Lippman shows how a misreading of Strabo 10.2.4 has led to a misreading of the history of Pleuron; and provides a useful appendix on Strabo’s use of sunoikivzw.  

Books 11-14 (Asia Minor)

NICOLAI, ROBERTO; TRAINA, GIUSTO (2000), eds and trs. Strabone. Geografia.

Il Caucaso e l'Asia Minore. Libri 11-12. Milan: Bibliotheca Universale Rizzoli [BUR Classici Greci e Latini]. Greek text of Books 11-12, based on Lasserre (1975) and (1981), with variations noted on pp 31-4; introduction; Italian translation; notes; index of personal names and index of names of places and peoples.

TRAINA, GIUSTO, ed. 2001. Studi sull’ XI libro dei Geographika di Strabone. Con la

collaborazione di Alessio Antonio De Siena e Bernadette Tisé [Studi di Filologia e Letteratura 6]. Galatina (Lecce): Congedo Editore. For a review, see BMCR 2003.01.25.

BIRASCHI, ANNA MARIA, and SALMERI, GIOVANNI, eds. 2000. Strabone e l’Asia

Minore, Atti del Convegno Perugia, La Colombella, 25-28 maggio 1997. Naples. Orders may be sent to: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane (ESI), Via Chiatamone 7 80121, Naples, Italy. For a review, see BMCR 2001.12.15.

SYME (1995).

FRANCO, C. 2006. ‘Tarso tra Antonio e Ottaviano (Strabone 14.5.14),’ in Traina (2006):

313-339.

 

Book 15 (Arabia)

BIFFI, NICOLA, ed. and tr. 2005.

Book 16 (Middle-East)

BIFFI, NICOLA, ed. and tr. 2002. Il medio oriente  di Strabone. Libro 16 della Geografia.

Introduzione, traduzione e commento. Bari: Edipuglia [Quaderni di Invigilata Lucernis 19]. Greek text based on Meineke (1853); Italian translation and commentary. For an online review, see BMCR 2003.09.24. To order a copy, go to the publisher’s website.

Book 17 (Africa)

BIFFI, NICOLA, ed. and tr. 1999. L’Africa di Strabone. Libro 17 della Geografia.

Introduzione, traduzione e commento. Modugno: Edizioni dal Sud [Quaderni di Invigilata Lucernis 7]. Greek text based on Meineke (1853) with variations noted on p. 6; Italian translation and commentary.