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Hereas of Megara (486)

(3,300 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Hereas of Megara Jacoby number: 486 Attested works: unknown: F1, uncertain: F3b, Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LI. Megara Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 486 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Theseus 20, 1-2 Work mentioned: unknown Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base…

Aristomenes of Athens (364)

(1,550 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Aristomenes of Athens Jacoby number: 364 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 364 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 3.115b (ed. Olson) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipn…

Klei(to)demos of Athens (323)

(22,209 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Klei(to)demos of Athens Jacoby number: 323 Attested works: First Origins: F5a, Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 323 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 10.15.5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pausa…

Neoptolemos of Parion (702)

(2,228 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Neoptolemos of Parion Jacoby number: 702 Attested works: Trichthonia: F2, Dionysiad: F3, On Forms of Wit: F5, Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 702 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 13.1.19 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC – 1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, …

Androtion of Athens (324)

(59,698 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Androtion of Athens Jacoby number: 324 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 324 T 1 Source: Suda, α 2191, ᾽Ανδροτίων (ed. Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon,…

Asklepiades of Tragilos (12)

(23,985 words)

Author(s): R. Asirvatham, Sulochana
This entry was prepared by Sulochana R. Asirvatham and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Tragilos Jacoby number: 12 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 12 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium , Ethnika , s.v. Τράγιλος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress criticism - …

Amelesagoras of Athens (330)

(5,275 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Amelesagoras of Athens Jacoby number: 330 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 330 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Dion…

Philiskos of Miletos (337B)

(9,319 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Philiskos of Miletos Jacoby number: 337B Attested works: On Miletus: T1b, On Amphictyonies: T1b, Art of Rhetoric: T1b, T9, Sayings of Isokrates: T1b, funeral epigram on Lysias??: T8, On Egypt: T9, On Sicily: T9, On the Trikaranon: T9, On Naukratis: T9, On the Tyrant Dionysios: T9, Theology of the Egyptians: T9, Demegoria: T9, On Syria and Lybia: T9, Life of Lykourgos: F1, uncertain: F2, Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 3…

Hippostratos (568)

(7,840 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hippostratos Jacoby number: 568 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC (or later ?) (TPQ) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 568 T 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 6.5a (A.B. Drachmann) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress b…

Anonymous, On Etruria (De Etruria) (706)

(38,953 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Etruria (De Etruria) Jacoby number: 706 Attested works: Defence against the Tyrrhenians: F1a F1b; The Tyrrhenian Speech: F2; uncertain: F3, F14b, F18c, F22a, F22a, F24b, F24c, F34, F35; On Etruria: F4a; F5; Origins: F9a, F10 - F13; Italic Cities: F14a; Theogony: F15; Histories: F16, F17a, F18a, F21, F23b, F31; Bibliotheka and possibly History: F17b; Ab urbe condita History of Rome: F17c; Natural History: F18b, F19b, F37a; On Geography: F19a, F24a, F37b; Antiquitates …

Charax of Pergamon (103)

(26,458 words)

Author(s): Squillace, Giuseppe
This entry was prepared by Guiseppe Squillace and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Charax of Pergamon Jacoby number: 103 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 103 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χάραξ Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΧάραξΠεργαμηνός, ἱερεὺς κα…

Zoilos of Amphipolis (71)

(15,006 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Zoilos of Amphipolis Jacoby number: 71 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 71 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Ζωίλος ᾽Αμφιπολίτης (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress perfu…

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(14,332 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 342 T 1a Source: Iulius Pollux, Onomasticon 8, 126 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: law, ancient - Library of Congress politics and government - Library of Congress transmissio…

Souidas of Thessaly (602)

(14,736 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Souidas of Thessaly Jacoby number: 602 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVII. Thessalia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 602 F 1a Source: Scholia, Argonautika (ed. Wendel), 2, 1231-41a Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress religion - …

Komarchos (410)

(1,095 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Komarchos Jacoby number: 410 Attested works: History of the Eleians: F1, F2 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVIII. Elis and Olympia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 410 F 1 Source: Scholia A on Pindar, Olympian Ode 3.33a Work mentioned: History of the Eleians Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress sports g…

Menander (783)

(5,710 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Menander Jacoby number: 783 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVI. Phoenicia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 783 T 1a Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ερατοσθένης Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ερατοσθένης… μαθητὴν ἐπίσημον καταλιπὼν ᾽Αριστοφάνη…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(5,869 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: T1, F1, F2, On the Attic Dialect: F3 - F20, Historian's date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: On the Demes On the Attic Dialect Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Gr…

Anonymous, On Samothrace (548)

(13,331 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Samothrace Jacoby number: 548 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 1st century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 548 F 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca 5.47.1-49.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress linguistics - Library of Congress mysteries, religious - Library of Congress ritual - Library of Congress initiati…

Staphylos of Naukratis (269)

(5,931 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Staphylos of Naukratis Jacoby number: 269 Attested works: Concerning the Thessalians: F4, Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 269 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.4-5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (G. Plinius Secundu…

Akousilaos of Argos (2)

(31,664 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Akousilaos of Argos Jacoby number: 2 Attested works: Genealogies: F1 - F46 Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 2 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ᾽Ακουσίλαος Work mentioned: Source date: 11th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ᾽ΑκουσίλαοςΚάβα υἱός· ᾽Αργεῖος ἀπὸ Κερκάδ…

Amyntianos (150)

(2,176 words)

Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Amyntianos Jacoby number: 150 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 150 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheka 131.97A.9-28 (Script. Al. M. p. 162) (Bekker) Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Text…

Timaios (566)

(108,569 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Timaios Jacoby number: 566 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 566 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τίμαιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base…

Herodoros (31)

(42,461 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Herodoros Jacoby number: 31 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown Translations of the following fragments from Loeb series (Cambridge): 3, 16, 20, 21: C.B. Gulick, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae (1930; 1996) 7, 9, 24, 31, 51: R.C. Seaton, Apollonious Rhodius, Argonautica (1912; 2003) 22, 58: A.L. Peck, Aristotle, Historia …

Androitas of Tenedos (599)

(2,066 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Androitas of Tenedos Jacoby number: 599 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXIII. Tenedos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 599 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 2.159-60b (137.7-15 Wendel) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - …

Xenomedes of Keos (442)

(4,054 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Xenomedes of Keos Jacoby number: 442 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXI. Keos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 442 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: History, Ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Anonymous, On Phrygia (De Phrygia) (800)

(5,880 words)

Author(s): Favuzzi, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Favuzzi and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Phrygia (De Phrygia) Jacoby number: 800 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 800 F 1a Source: Herodotos, Histories, 7.26.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Herodotos, Histories, 7.26.3… παρεγένοντο ἐς Κελαινάς, ἵνα πηγαὶ ἀναδιδοῦσι Μαιάνδρου ποτα…

Apollas of Pontos (266)

(4,082 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollas of Pontos Jacoby number: 266 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 266 T 1 Source: Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory 11.2.14 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Quintili…

Nymphis (432)

(14,127 words)

Author(s): Billows, Richard A.
This entry was prepared by Richard Billows and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Nymphis Jacoby number: 432 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 432 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Νύμφις Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress history, ancient - …

Istros (334)

(44,386 words)

Author(s): Berti, Monica | Jackson†, Steven
This entry was prepared by Steve Jackson and Monica Berti and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Istros Jacoby number: 334 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 334 T 1 Source: Suda, ι 706, s.v. ῎Ιστρος (A. Adler (ed.), Suidae Lexicon (Leipzig 1928-38)) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress criticism…

Hermogenes (795)

(1,961 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Hermogenes of Tarsus Jacoby number: 795 Attested works: On Phrygia: F1, Phrygian Matters: F2, Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVII. Phrygia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 795 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Genuinum (M.: Miller E., Mélanges; R.: Reitzenstein R., Geschichte) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Orosius apud Etymo1ogicum Genuinum] , Σαγγάριος; p. 263 M. Work mentioned: O…

Idomeneus (547)

(1,304 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Idomeneus Jacoby number: 547 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXV. Samothrake Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 547 T 1 Source: Suda, ι 126, s.v. ᾽Ιδομενεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ιδομενεύς᾽Ιδ…

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

(40,750 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F4, Theatrics: F17, Historian's date: 1st century BC 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 275 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Ιόβας Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽ΙόβαςΛιβύης καὶ …

Kallikrates-Menekles (370)

(2,945 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Kallikrates-Menekles Jacoby number: 370 Attested works: On Athens: F1, On Athens: F2, On Athens: F3, On Athens: F4a, On Athens: F4b, Historian's date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 370 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes Peace 145 Work mentioned: On Athens Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subjec…

Nymphodoros of Syracuse (572)

(17,314 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nymphodoros of Syracuse Jacoby number: 572 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 572 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.88.265c = Giannini T 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - …

Philochoros of Athens (328)

(152,445 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Philochoros of Athens Jacoby number: 328 Attested works: Atthis?: F161, Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 328 T 1 Source: Suda, ϕ 441, s.v. Φιλόχορος (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby S…

Nikanor (146)

(5,493 words)

Author(s): Müller, Sabine
This entry was prepared by Sabine Müller and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Nikanor Jacoby number: 146 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin:   BNJ 146 F 1a Source: Scholia, Phaedrus, 244b, bis Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Oracles - Library of Congress Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Judais…

Kallias of Syracuse (564)

(4,528 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Kallias of Syracuse Jacoby number: 564 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 564 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.72.5 (F 5) (Ed. H. Usener and L. Radermacher, Dionysii Halicarnasei Opuscula (Leipzig 1899-1904)) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Sou…

Hellanikos of Lesbos (4)

(133,350 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 4 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC, early to late 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 4 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - ῾Ελλάνικος Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base…

Xanthos (765)

(106,099 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Xanthos Jacoby number: 765 Attested works: History of Lydia: T1a, T6, T7, F1, F2, F2a, F5-11 F13a, F18a, F20a, F21, F24, F25, F27; On the Magi: F31 Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XX. Lydia Place of origin:   BNJ 765 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. Ξάνθος Κανδαύλου (ξ 9 Adler) Work mentioned: History of Lydia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lingu…

Ar(i)aithos of Tegea (316)

(9,553 words)

Author(s): Jost, M. | Roy, J.
This entry was prepared by Madeleine Jost and James Roy and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ar(i)aithos of Tegea Jacoby number: 316 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | X. Arcadia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 316 F 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.49.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragme…

Deinon of Kolophon (690)

(42,354 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Deinon of Kolophon Jacoby number: 690 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | V. Babylonia, Assyria, Media, Persia Place of origin: Asia Minor   BNJ 690 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, Δίων; δ 1239 Adler Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda,…

Conon (26)

(100,650 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Conon Jacoby number: 26 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 26 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca 186 p. 130 b 25 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: transmission of texts - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Textua…

Philteas (498)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Philteas Jacoby number: 498 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LV. Naxos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 498 T 1 Source: Etymologicum Magnum 795.12 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: etymology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby 795, 12, ΦιλτέαςΦιλτέας· παρὰ τὸ φιλῶ φιλτὸς ῥη…

Polyzelos of Rhodes (521)

(3,409 words)

Author(s): Higbie, Carolyn
This entry was prepared by Carolyn Higbie and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Polyzelos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 521 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIII. Rhodes Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 521 F 1 Source: Lindian Chronicle B 3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: votive offerings - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Lindian Chronicle, B § 3(III) Κάδμος λέ…

Neanthes (84)

(24,645 words)

Author(s): Baron, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Baron and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Neanthes Jacoby number: 84 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 84 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. Νεάνθης (N 114 = Adler 3.444) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: education, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - ΝεάνθηςΝεάνθης· Κυζικηνός· ῥήτ…

Apion of Alexandria (616)

(42,215 words)

Author(s): Keyser, Paul T.
This entry was prepared by Paul T. Keyser and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Apion of Alexandria Jacoby number: 616 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 616 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απίων, α 3215 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Slavery - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απίων…

Anonymous Writers on Cult (368)

(4,864 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Writers on Cult Jacoby number: 368 Attested works: Historian's date: various Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 368 F 1 Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentaries on Homer Iliad 6.378 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: linguistics - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustath…

Anaximander the Younger (9)

(5,600 words)

Author(s): Węcowski, Marek
This entry was prepared by Marek Węcowski and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anaximander the Younger Jacoby number: 9 Attested works: Explanation of Pythagorean Symbols: T1, uncertain: T2 - T3, F4; Account of Heroes: T4, F1 - F3, Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 9 T 1 Source: Suda α 1987, s.v. ᾽Αναξίμανδρος ᾽Αναξιμάνδρου (Adler) Work mentioned: Explanation of Pythagorean Symbols Source date: 10th century AD So…

Philip of Theangela (741)

(7,521 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Philip of Theangela Jacoby number: 741 …

Seleukos of Alexandria (341)

(3,926 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on

Dionysios , On India (717)

(1,217 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by …

Theopompos of Chios (115)

(196,910 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Theopompos of Chios Jacoby number: 115 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | b. Philippika Place of origin: unknown The Greek text of the fragments follows the most recent published edition, noted by editor, place of publication, and date. In the cases where the printed text differs, a footnote with the variant reading has …

Nikokrates (376)

(7,413 words)

Author(s): Schachter, Albert
This entry was prepared by Albert Schachter and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Nikokrates Jacoby number: 376 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XII. Boeotia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 376 F 1 Source: unknown, , P. Michigan 4913 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Te…

Nikandros, son of Anaxagoras, and Nikandros, son of Damaios, of Kolophon (271-272)

(29,840 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros, son of Anaxagoras, and Nikandros, son of Damaios, of Kolophon Jacoby number: 271-272 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 271-272 T 1 Source: SIG 452 (T.W. Dittenberger) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Inscriptions - Library of Congr…

Rhianos of Bene (265)

(29,830 words)

Author(s): Bertelli, Lucio
This entry was prepared by Lucio Bertelli and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Rhianos of Bene Jacoby number: 265 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 265 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. ῾Ριανός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ῾Ριανός῾Ριανός· ὁ καὶ Κρής, ὢν Βηναῖος…

Eumelos (77)

(2,002 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos Jacoby number: 77 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 77 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers V 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers, 5, 5(Ἀριστοτέλης) ὑπεξ…

Aithiopia: Appendix (673)

(92,984 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Aithiopia: Appendix Jacoby number: 673 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 4th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library, 3, 11, 1-3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress criticism - …

Timagoras (381)

(1,540 words)

Author(s): Ganter, Angela
This entry was prepared by Angela Ganter and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Timagoras Jacoby number: 381 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XII. Boeotia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 381 F 1 Source: Scholia on Euripides, Phoenician Women 159 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress sacrifice - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scho…

Xenagoras (240)

(8,202 words)

Author(s): Higbie, Carolyn
This entry was prepared by Carolyn Higbie and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Xenagoras Jacoby number: 240 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 240 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - Νύμφις Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - ΝύμφιςΝύμφις· Νύμφιδος Ξεναγόρου,῾Ηρακλεώτης ἐκ Πόντου. Nymphis: son of Nymphis (?), son of X…

Onasos (41)

(797 words)

Author(s): Cottier, Michel
This entry was prepared by Michel Cottier and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Onasos Jacoby number: 41 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 41 F 1a Source: Scholiast on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 1.1207 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholiast on Apollonios Rh…

Kallisthenes (124)

(48,228 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kallisthenes Jacoby number: 124 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 124 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - Καλλισθένης Δημοτίμου Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - Καλλισθένης Δημοτίμου·…

Persaios (584)

(9,521 words)

Author(s): Gray, Benjamin
This entry was prepared by Benjamin Gray and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Persaios Jacoby number: 584 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, c. 307/6–243 BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 584 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 7.36 (H.S. Long (ed.), Diogenis Laertii Vitae Philosophorum (Oxford 1964)) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, 2nd-…

Myrsilos of Methymna (477)

(11,481 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Myrsilos of Methymna Jacoby number: 477 Attested works: Lesbiaka: F1a; F2; F3; F18; Historica Paradoxa Historical Oddities): F4; F5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLV. Lesbos Place of origin: Methymna   BNJ 477 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Μήθυμνα (Meineke 449-50) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Gre…

Echephylidas (409)

(2,549 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Echephylidas Jacoby number: 409 Attested works: uncertain: F1 - F3 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVIII. Elis and Olympia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 409 F 1 Source: Scholia on Plato, Phaidon 89c Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress mythology, greek - …

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Aeschine) (401a)

(3,562 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Aeschine) Jacoby number: 401a Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVI. Delos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 401a T 1a Source: Demosthenes, On the Crown (Or. 18) 134 Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress symbou…

Tyrtaios (580)

(60,845 words)

Author(s): Bayliss, Andrew
This entry was prepared by Andrew Bayliss and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Tyrtaios Jacoby number: 580 Attested works: Historian's date: 7th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: Sparta Felix Jacoby’s original brief entry for Tyrtaios included only 7 fragments of the then fourteen known fragments, only the briefest of commentaries, and no testimonia. The brevity of his work on Tyrtaeus was …

Metrodoros (184)

(9,478 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros Jacoby number: 184 Attested works: Historian's date: late 2nd century BC-early 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 184 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 5.84 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government Textual base: Jacoby Dioge…

Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) (764)

(5,690 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) Jacoby number: 764 Attested works: On Libya: F1, F19b Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 764 F 1 Source: Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6 Work mentioned: On Libya Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6Θεοκλῆς δὲ ἐν τῆι τετάρτηι περὶ τὴν Σύρτιν λέγει γίνεσ…

Anonymous, On Persia (696)

(86,911 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Persia Jacoby number: 696 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC 6th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 696 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geographica , 15.3.23 Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Criticism - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica, 15.3.23συνέβη δὲ τοῖς Πέρσαις …

Androkles (751)

(1,519 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Androkles Jacoby number: 751 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 751 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Magnum (Gaisford T.) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Photius apud Etymologicum Magnum], 738, 40, Σφηκώδεις Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Etymo…

Leon of Alabanda (278)

(8,110 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Leon of Alabanda Jacoby number: 278 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, late 4th century BC (TPQ)-5th century AD 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 278 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Λέων ᾽Αλαβανδεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress histo…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,716 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) Jacoby number: 758 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 758 F 1a Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etiology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος.... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς…

Palaiphatos of Athens (44)

(7,815 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Athens Jacoby number: 44 Attested works: Creation of the World: T1; Birth of Apollo and Artemis: T1; Utterances and Speeches of Aphrodite and Eros: T1; Strife of Athena and Poseidon: T1; Lock of Leto T1; <On> Unbelievable <Tales>: T2; History of Cyprus: T3; History of Delos: T3; History of Attica: T3; History of Arabia: T3; On the Unbelievable <Tales>: T3a; Egyptian Theology: T4; Mythical Stories: T4; Solutions to Mythical Stories: T4; Synopses: T4; Trojan History: T4, F…

Artemon of Pergamon (569)

(6,157 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Artemon of Pergamon Jacoby number: 569 Attested works: Historian's date: late 2nd century BC? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: Pergamon   BNJ 569 T 1 Source: Scholiast on Pindar, Pythian 1, inscr. a Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: literature, ancient--history and criticism - Library of Congress Frag…

Dionysios, On India (717)

(1,476 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Jacoby number: 717 Attested works: On India Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Egypt (?)   BNJ 717 T 1a Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus), Historia naturalis 6.58 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Source genre: Encyclopedia Fragment subject: Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (…

Eumelos (77)

(2,531 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos Jacoby number: 77 Attested works: Historian's date: TPQ 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | . Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 77 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 5-6 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: M. Marković (e…

Kreon (753)

(714 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kreon Jacoby number: 753 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 753 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes, Clouds 10 ( Suda, s.v. ᾽Εγκεκορδυλημένος) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Clothing and Dre…

Polygnostos (473)

(1,742 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Polygnostos Jacoby number: 473 Attested works: On Kyzikos (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: unknown (Kyzikos?)   BNJ 473 F 1 Source: Scholion L+ on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1.989-91, 996-7 Work mentioned: On Kyzikos Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Lib…

Apollonios Molo(n) of Rhodes (728)

(4,307 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Molo(n) of Rhodes Jacoby number: 728 Attested works: Against the Jews (κατὰ ᾽Ιουδαίων): T2, F1; Aegyptiaka: T4; Against the Philosophers: F4 Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Alabanda (Karia) / Rhodes   BNJ 728 T 1a Source: Strabo, Geography 14.2.13, 655C Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek…

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(1,343 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides, Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euri…

Dionysios of Samos (15)

(13,257 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Samos Jacoby number: 15 Attested works: Kyklos: F1-F9, F12; On Problems: F15 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: Samos(?)   BNJ 15 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Διονύσιος Μουσωνίου Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressC…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(6,591 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: F1-F2, Commentaries on the Attic Dialect: F3-F7, F8(?)-F19(?) Historian's date: 2nd - 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Thyateira   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre…

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(17,957 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: On Decrees: T1a-5a; T6; F7-10; F13-16b; F20 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Macedonia Abbreviations: ATL: B.D. Meritt, H.T. Wade-Gery and M.F. McGregor, The Athenian Tribute Lists 4 vols. (Cambridge, MA and Princeton 1939–53) Erdas: D. Erdas, Cratero il Macedone. T…

Theodoros of Samothrace (62)

(2,074 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros of Samothrace Jacoby number: 62 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | . Place of origin: Samothrace   BNJ 62 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History ( Καινὴ Ἱστορία), Book 7 in Photius, Bibliotheca 190, 152b26 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History and criticism - …

Hereas of Megara (486)

(3,646 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hereas Jacoby number: 486 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LI. Megara Place of origin: Megara   BNJ 486 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Theseus 20 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: J…

Theochrestos (761)

(6,688 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theochrestos Jacoby number: 761 Historian's work: On Libyka : F 1a, F 1b Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 761 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural history 1.37 Historian's work: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: natural history - Library of …

Anaxandridas (404)

(5,352 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anaxandridas Jacoby number: 404 Attested works: On the Offerings Stolen from Delphi F1; On Lykoreia F8; On the Delphic Oracle F8a Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVII. Delphi Place of origin: Delphi   BNJ 404 T 1 Source: Scholia on Euripides, Orestes 1637 Work mentioned: n. a. Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--…

Demetrios of Salamis (643)

(11,421 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Salamis Jacoby number: 643 Attested works: Wonders of Egypt: T1, T2, F1; History of Egypt: F2 Historian's date: 4th-3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 643 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Archi…

Androkles (751)

(1,425 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Androkles Jacoby number: 751 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 751 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Lykophron, Alexandra 447 (Etymologicon Magnum 738.50) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: T. Gaisford (ed.), Etymologicon Magnum (Oxonii 1848) - Go t…

Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

(2,970 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia Jacoby number: 431 Attested works: On Herakleia F1a, F1b Historian's date: terminus ante quem 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: Herakleia Pontike   BNJ 431 F 1a Source: Harpokration, Lexicon of the Ten Orators, s.v. Σαβοί Work mentioned: On Herakleia Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Sourc…

Metrodoros (184)

(10,776 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros Jacoby number: 184 Attested works: On the Art of Embossing: T 7d; Concerning Tigranes: F 1; Concerning History: F 2; Concerning Habit: F 3, F 4, F 5; On the Art of Physical Training: F 6; On History ? F 18 Historian's date: 1st - 2nd 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: Skepsis   BNJ 184 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 5.84 Work mentioned: n.a. Sourc…

Klei(to)demos of Athens (323)

(25,469 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Klei(to)demos of Athens Jacoby number: 323 Attested works: First Origins: F5a, Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Athens(?)   BNJ 323 T 1 Source: Pausanias 10.15.5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: ethnology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: travel, ancient - …

Demetrios (777)

(1,421 words)

Author(s): Pàmias, Jordi
This entry was prepared by Jordi Pàmias and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios Jacoby number: 777 Attested works: On Pamphylia: F1 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIII. Pamphylia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 777 F 1 Source: Tzetzes, Ioannes, Scholia on Lykophron, Alexandra 444 Work mentioned: On Pamphylia Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragmen…

Staphylos of Naukratis (269)

(8,951 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by L.V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Staphylos of Naukratis Jacoby number: 269 Attested works: Concerning Athens: F1; Concerning Aeolians: F2; Concerning Arcadians: F3; Concerning Thessaly: F4; Thessalian Matters: F5; Concerning Thessalians: F6 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Naukratis   BNJ 269 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.4 (5) Work mentioned: n.a. Source d…

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,684 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos of Corinth Jacoby number: 451 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: Corinth   BNJ 451 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria (T. Flavius Clemens), Stromateis 6.26.7 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, 2nd-3rd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Religion - Library of Congress Fragment…

Agroitas (762)

(14,963 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin:   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 2.498-527 Wendel Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress …

Heragoras of Megara (486A)

(1,181 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Heragoras of Megara …

Leonides (827)

(618 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Leonides Jacoby number: 827 Attested works: …

Hermogenes (795)

(2,199 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April 2019. Abo…
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