The traveller

The traveller the exhibition quotes and refers to from time to time, lived during the times of Imperial Rome, in the 2nd century AD, when Rome looked up to the ancient Greek civilization with unqualified admiration.
The ancient traveller journeyed around Greece in the second half of the 2nd century AD, visiting the Peloponnese, Attica, and a few areas of Central Greece.
In his written account of his travels, he mentions cities and their monuments, their history and myths, their habits and customs. His travelogue is a key tool in searching for and identifying ancient cities.