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COMPARISON WITH THOSE OF OTHER ANCIENT AUTHORS,
WITH MODERN GEOGRAPHY.
IN THE COURSE OF THE WORK ARE INTRODUCED
HYST ASPES TO SCYTHIA, THE POSITION AND REMAINS OF ANCIENT
OF HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY.
THE WHOLE EXPLAINED BY ELEVEN MAPS ADAPTED TO THE DIFFERENT SUBJECTS, AND
ACCOMPANIED WITH A COMPLETE INDEX,
BY JAMES RENNELL, Esq.
LATE MAJOR OP ENGINEERS, AND SURVEYOR-GENERAL IN BENGAL; FELLOW OF THE
AND FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF GOTTINGEN.
SECOND EDITION, REVISED.
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD, AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL.
The Portrait of the Author is given in the present Edition, by
permission of the Countess Spencer.
GILBERT AND RIVINGTON, PRINTERS,
ST. JOHN'S SQUARE, LONDON,
Amongst the melancholy duties which have devolved upon me, in consequence of the lamented death of my revered Father, that of doing honor to his memory, by publishing a Second Edition of his Geography of HERODOTUS, I consider one of the most imperative; and in giving up this work, I think it proper to state, that I am fully aware much important information has been obtained since it was first published ; and had my Father's health permitted him to superintend a Second Edition, he would have availed himself of it, as no one was more candid in acknowledging errors, or more ready to offer his tribute of gratitude to those who enabled him to correct them: but as I consider his works a sacred deposit committed to my charge, I do not feel myself at liberty to allow of any alterations in the text, excepting those which have been found in the Author's revised copy. I trust the above frank confession will disarm criticism; and though the distinguished Author is beyond its influence, I hope it will still be remembered-he must ever live in the memory of his daughter,