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The Geographer, a native of Ephesus, who travelled about B.C. 100 through the countries bordering on the Mediterranean and part of the Atlantic coast, and wrote a long work on his researches, the Γεωγραφούμενα, in eleven books, as well as an abstract of the same. Of both works, which were much consulted by later geographers, we have only fragments.


The Dream-interpreter, born at Ephesus at the beginning of the second century A.D., surnamed “the Daldian,” from his mother's birthplace, Daldis in Lydia, wrote a work on the interpretation of dreams, the Ὀνειροκριτικά, in four books. He had gathered his materials from the works of earlier authors and by oral inquiries during his travels in Asia, Italy, and Greece. The book is an acute exposition of the theory of interpreting dreams, and its practical application to examples systematically arranged according to the several stages of human life. An appendix, counted as a fifth book, gives a collection of dreams that have come true. For the light thrown on the mental condition of antiquity, especially in the second century A.D., and for many items of information on religious rites and myths relating to dreams, these writings are of value. See Reichardt, De Artemidoro Daldiano (1893).

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