Brill’s New Jacoby

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General Editor: Ian Worthington

Brill's New Jacoby is a fully-revised and enlarged edition of Jacoby’s Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker I-III, providing new texts of the ancient historians in many instances as well as several new historians and many new fragments of existing historians that were either unknown to Jacoby or excluded by him. Especially important is that for the first time ever commentaries are provided on the final 248 historians in FGrHist I-III, which Jacoby was unable to prepare before his death. In addition, and also for the first time, Brill's New Jacoby presents facing English translations of all the testimonia and fragments, new, critical commentaries on all the testimony and fragments, and a brief encyclopedia-style entry about each historian’s life and works, with a select bibliography.

Brill’s New Jacoby
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Eleusis (55)

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Author(s): Busine, Aude
This entry was prepared by Aude Busine and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Eleusis Jacoby number: 55 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 55 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 1.28 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Diogenes Laertios, 1.28ταῦτα δὴ ὁ Καλλίμαχος ἐν τοῖς ᾽Ιάμβοις ἄλλως ἱστορεῖ, παρὰ Λεανδρ…

Empylos of Rhodes (191)

(983 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Empylos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 191 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 191 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Brutus 2 (III 327) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Text…