Yuba (Iuba)( Greek historian and geographer)
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Biography Yuba (Iuba)
Yuba (Yuba II Moorish); Iuba, Greek. Iobas, OK. 52 g. BC. EG-23 g. n. e. Greek historian and geographer. Son Yuby I, king of Numidia. Lived as a hostage in Rome, where he received a profound education. August granted him Roman citizenship and set her on the throne in Numidicus 30 g. BC. e. Five years later, instead of Numidia, which became a Roman province, he received Mauritania. YU. was primarily a compiler. He wrote works on the history of theater and painting, and edited numerous dramatic and historical works. These include: Roman History (Romaike historia; fr.) In 2 books and Similarities (Homoiotetes; fr.) - A comparison of institutions and customs of the Greeks and Romans. He was also the author of many not surviving works in geography, which gathered all the information of his time on the nature and history of Libya, Egypt, West Africa and Arabia. His works have used Plutarch and Pliny the Elder.