Strabo

Strabo, ancient geographer, born at Amasia, in Pontus; flourished in the reign of Augustus, and the early part of that of Tiberius; was a learned man, lived some years in Rome, and travelled much in various countries; wrote a history of 43 books, all lost, and a work on geography, in 17 books, which has come down to us entire all to the 7th; the work is in general not descriptive; it comprehends principally important political events in connection with the countries visited, with a notice of their illustrious men, or whatever seemed to him characteristic in them or was of interest to himself; born about 63 B.C.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Stowell, William Scott * Straddha
Storm-and-Stress Period
Storms, Cape of
Stornoway
Storthing
Story, Joseph
Story, William Wetmore
Stothard, Thomas
Stourbridge
Stow, John
Stowell, William Scott
Strabo
Straddha
Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of
Straits Settlements
Stralsund
Strangford, Percy C. S. Smythe, Viscount
Strangford, Percy E. F. W. Smythe
Stranraer
Straparola, Giovanni Francesco
Strap, Hugh
Strappado

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Strabo in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable