Pytheas

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Pytheas o Massalia
Pythéas.jpg
Statue o Pytheas ootside the Palais de la Bourse, Marseilles.
BornApproximately 350 BC
Massalia
DiedApproximately 285 BC
NaitionalityGreek
CitizenshipMassaliote
Kent forEarliest voyage tae Breetain, the Baltic, an the Arctic Circle for which thare is a record, author o Periplus.
Scientific career
FieldsGeography, exploration, navigation
InfluencedSubsequent classical geographers an explorers

Pytheas o Massalia, or Laitin Massilia (Auncient Greek Πυθέας ὁ Μασσαλιώτης, 4t century BC), wis a Greek geographer an explorer frae the Greek colony, Massalia (modren-day Marseilles). He made a voyage o exploration tae northwastren Europe at aboot 325 BC.