Researches on Ptolemy's geography of Eastern Asia (further India and Indo-Malay Archipelago)

The author uses ptolemaic toponyms and ethnonyms to describe the historical geography of the various parts of India, Indo-China and South-east Asia.

 

Title
Researches on Ptolemy's geography of Eastern Asia (further India and Indo-Malay Archipelago)
Creator
Gerini, G. E. (Gerolamo Emilio), 1860-1913
Subject
Geography>>Geographical Areas and Countries>>Malay Archipelago
Geography>>Geographical Areas and Countries>>Indochina
Ptolemy, 2nd cent. Geographia
Southeast Asia--Historical geography
India--Historical geography
Indochina--Historical geography
Malay Archipelago--Historical geography
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia
History>>Asia>>South Asia
Geography and Travels
Malay archipelago
IndoChina
Publisher
Royal Geographical Society, 1909
Digital Description
application/pdf, 116667 KB, 1001 p. : maps
Table of Contents
I. Preliminary Remarks. 1. Introduction. 2. Calculations: mathematical rectification of Ptolemy's further-Indian geography
II. Historic-geographic evidence and commentary on the identifications proposed for the prolemaic toponyms in further India and the Archipelago. ch. 1. Coast of the Airrhadoi. ch. 2. Argyra (Arakan). ch. 3. Country of the Zamirai and Dabasai (Upper Burma). ch. 4. Gold Country (Lower Burma). ch. 5. Coast of the Besyngeitai and Sarabakic Gulf (Coast of Pegu: Gulf of Martaban). ch. 6. Golden Khersonese (Malay Peninsula). ch. 7. Country of the Doanai (Northern Siam and Laos). ch. 8. Country of the Lestai (Southern Siam and Kamboja). ch. 9. Region of the Great Gulf (Annam and Tonkin). ch. 10. Islands of Trans-Gangetic India
III. Appendices
IV. Addenda and corrigenda
V. Appendix of additional notes
VI. Indices
VII. Tables
VIII. Maps.
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