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date: 22 October 2019

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This article discusses travel, cartography, and cosmology in Late Antiquity. Topics covered include Roman writers' preference for the overland genre, the itinerarium; the famous map called the Peutinger Table (Tabula Peutingeriana), which has long been the subject of scholarly investigation and debate; and Ptolemy's reception in two areas of study: cosmology and redictions of the movements of the stars and planets.

Keywords: Late Antiquity, travel, cartography, cosmology, itinerarium, Peutinger Table, Ptolemy

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