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The Greek Empire of Marseille

Discoverer of Britain, Saviour of Rome

The Greek Empire of Marseille( )
Author: Gunstone, Christopher
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
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Where does the name Britain come from and who gave it? The astronomer Pytheas of Massalia (Marseille) exploring the North Atlantic in the 320s B.C. discovered, measured, circumnavigated and named Britain 265 years before the Romans. He took measurements at five points on his journey, which have been verified. He corrected the position of the North Pole and developed the theory that the earth was a sphere. Marseille (Massalia) in France was founded by Greeks in 600 B.C. en route to get...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 1.31 Inches
Book Weight:3.58 Pounds

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