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The Scientific Voyage of Pytheas the Greek

Lecture no. 2 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

The Scientific Voyage of Pytheas the Greek

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Meet the originator of scientific exploration, who trekked to the edge of the world so that he could see for himself what was there. Put Pytheas the Greek in the context of his time and place, sketching the Mediterranean as a cradle of civilization and examining how word of his voyage influenced later exploration.

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