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Protagoras (2044)

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Author(s): Dueck, Daniela
This entry was written by Daniela Dueck and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Protagoras Jacoby number: 2044 Attested works: γεωμετρία τῆς οἰκουμένης / Geometry of the Inhabited World γεωγραφία / Geography Historian's date: 2nd-3rd century AD Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown Commentary Protagoras was a geographer active probably in the second or third century CE, certainly after Claudius Ptolemy. He followed Ptolemy’s approach to geography and was one of the main sources of Markianos of Herakleia (see FGrHist
Date: 2017-10-19

Arrian (1069)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 156] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Arrian: About Dion. About Timoleon. Life of Tilloborus. Life of Epictetus (?) (1069)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay In contrast to Arrian’s major historical works, his biographies (or monographs) were no longer extant in Byzantine times. We therefore have lit…

Artemon of Magnesia (1099)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Artemon of Magnesia: Stories of Virtuous Exploits of Women (1099)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. About This Historian Historian: Artemon of Magnesia Jacoby number: 1099 Attested works: Stories of Virtuous Exploits of Women Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography ( ) | A. Biography | 7. …

Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)

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Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 3. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. About This Historian Historian: Hermippos of Smyrna Jacoby number: 1026 Attested works: On Lawgivers : T 7; F 1-F 8; F 70? On the Seven Sages : T 8; F 9-F 20; F 65? On Pythagoras : T 9; F 21-F 26; F 27? On Aristotle : T 10; F 28-F 33; F 73? F 89? On Theophrastos : T 11, T 20; F 34-F 38 On Those who Converted from Philosophy to [...…
Date: 2018-11-01

Amyntianos (1072)

(1,875 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= FGrHist 150] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Amyntianus: Parallel Lives. On Alexander. On Olympias (1072)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Amyntianus can securely be dated to the times of the Antonine Emperors. He wrote a book On Alexander, which was either a biography, monograph or an encomium1, and dedicated it to the Emperor Marcu…

Krates of Mallos (2113)

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Author(s): Broggiato, Maria
This entry was written by Maria Broggiato and published on 1 May 2013 About This Historian Historian: Krates of Mallos Jacoby number: 2113 Attested works: Ὁμηρικά / Homeric Questions ∆ιορθωτικά / Critical Commentary Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | B. Mathematical Geography Place of origin: Mallos   FGrHist 2113 T 1 Source: Suda κ 2342 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: lexicography - Library of Congress Textual base: Suda κ 2342Κράτης, Τιμοκράτους, Μαλλώτης, φιλόσοφος Στωϊκός· ὃς ἐπεκλήθη Ὁ…
Date: 2018-11-01

Dionysios von Chalkis (1773)

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Author(s): Engels, David
This entry was prepared by David Engels and first published online in October 2015.To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV E. Paradoxography and Antiquities. IV 2. Antiquities, vol. 1, ed. by David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. Einleitung/Biografischer Essay Angaben zum Leben des Dionysios von Chalkis sind nur indirekt zu erschließen. Herkunftsort war zweifellos das euboische Chalkis, wie einige Fragmente explizit angeben (T 3) und andere indirekt nahelegen (F 17). …
Date: 2018-11-01

Theodoros of Samothrace (62)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. 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: unknown   BNJ 62 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 7, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 152b26 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Aristokles (33)

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Author(s): Fowler, Robert L.
This entry was prepared by Robert Fowler and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles Jacoby number: 33 Attested works: uncertain: T1, Theogony Theogony: F1, On Giants: F2, On the Cults of Hermione: F3, uncertain: F4a, uncertain: F4b, Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 33 T 1 Source: Clemens Alexandrinus, Stromateis VI 26, 8 p. 443 4 Stählin Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 2nd century AD Source lang…

Onesikritos (134)

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Author(s): Whitby, Michael
This entry was prepared by Michael Whitby and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Onesikritos Jacoby number: 134 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 134 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 6.84 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress - Library of Congress education, ancient - …

Khoṙohbut (Eleazer) (224)

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Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Khoṙohbut (Eleazer) Jacoby number: 224 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | m. Imperial Period Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 224 T 1 Source: Moses of Chorene, History of the Armenians 2.67 ( M. Abeḷean and S. Yarut‘iwnean, 206.3-10) Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: arm Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress T…

Poseidonios (87)

(218,434 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Poseidonios Jacoby number: 87 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 87 T 1 Source: Suda, π 2107-9, s.v. Ποσειδώνιος (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress education, ancient - …

Anonymous, De conditu Hermopolis (637)

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Author(s): Gambetti, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Gambetti and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, De conditu Hermopolis Jacoby number: 637 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 637 F 1 Source: E. Heitsch, Die griechischen Dichterfragmente der romischen Keiserzeit (Göttingen 1963), P. Strassburg Gr. Inv., 481 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD 4th century AD Source language: eng Fragment subj…

Anonymous, On Karia (De Caria) (742)

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Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Karia (De Caria) Jacoby number: 742 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 742 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium , Ethnica, -῾Αλικαρνασσός (α 206 Billerbeck = 74, 6 Meineke) Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: constitutional history, ancient - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress etymology - …

Anaxikrates (307)

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Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anaxikrates Jacoby number: 307 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 | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 307 F 1 Source: Scholion on Euripides, Andromache 224 Work mentioned: Source date: 11th century AD, 11th - 12th century AD 12th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scho…

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 …

Sostratos (23)

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Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Sostratos Jacoby number: 23 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 23 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 24.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: greek Fragment subject: Science Library of Congress - Library of Congress medicine, ancient - Library of Congress natural history - …

Horapollo Nilous (630)

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Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Horapollo Nilous Jacoby number: 630 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th 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 630 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, ῾Ωραπόλλων Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ῾Ωραπόλλων῾Ωραπόλλων· Φενεβύθεως, κώμ…

Kleitarchos of Alexandria (137)

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Author(s): Prandi, Luisa
This entry was prepared by Luisa Prandi and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kleitarchos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 137 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 137 T 1a Source: Suda, κ 1764, s.v. Κλείταρχος (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 …

Ailios Dios (629)

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Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ailios Dios Jacoby number: 629 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD 3rd 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 629 T 1 Source: Photios, …
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