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This ties in with the account of the geographer Strabo who did much of his own research some decades after the events of 48–47 BCE using sources from the library.The Story of the Library of Alexandria Is Mostly a Legend, But the Lesson of Its Burning Is Still Crucial Today|Richard Ovenden|November 17, 2020|Time
There is no ground for considering the Geography of Strabo an improved edition of that of Eratosthenes.
These countries Strabo never saw; his description, therefore, is founded on the authority of travellers and historians.
In the 15th book, Strabo describes India and Persia, the latter in two chief divisions, viz.
Strabo had travelled through the whole of Egypt, as far as Syene and Philæ, and writes with the decided tone of an eye-witness.
Yet he was a very able scholar, and has the merit of attempting the first critical edition of Strabo.