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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…

Marinos (1083)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Marinus: Life of Proclus (1083)." 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 The Neo-Platonic philosopher Marinus1 was born about a.d. 440 in Neapolis in Palestine. Originally of Samaritan faith, he abandoned his beliefs at some stage and became a pagan. He seems to have moved…

Aelius Serenus (1082)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Aelius Serenus: Epitome of Philo (1082)." 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 The antiquarian Aelius Serenus lived at the earliest in the 2nd century a.d. 1 A certain terminus post quem is provided by Philo (1060), whose books he epitomized, a terminus ante quem by Orus, who seems to have used S.s epitomes2. If he is i…

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. …

Helladios of Alexandria (1092)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Helladius of Alexandria: Praise of Theodosius the Emperor (1092)." 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 Helladius of Alexandria1, grammarian and priest of Zeus, took part in the bloody encounters between pagans and Christians, when Theophilus, bishop of Alexandria, closed the pagan sanctuaries in a.d. 391. Kill…

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)

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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…

Alexandros Polyhistor (273)

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Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Polyhistor (L. Cornelius Alexander) Jacoby number: 273 Attested works: Aigyptiaka: F1-F11; On Bithynia: F12-13; On the Euxine Sea: Historian's date: 1st 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 273 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Αλέξανδρος ὁ Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: slavery …

Dares (51)

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Author(s): Erdas, Donatella
This entry was prepared by Donatella Erdas and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dares the Phrygian Jacoby number: 51 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 51 T 1 Source: Dares the Phrygian (Latin) (Dares Phrygius Latinus), On the Fall of Troy (De excidio Troiae historia) epistula dedicatoria; p. 1 (ed. F. Meister) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: rel…

Alkimos (560)

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Author(s): Smith, David G.
This entry was prepared by David G. Smith and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Alkimos Jacoby number: 560 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 560 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2.114 (M. Marcovich (ed.), Diogenis Laertii Vitae Philosophorum 1 (Stuttgart 1999)) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century …

Demades of Athens (227)

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Author(s): Dmitriev, Sviatoslav
This entry was prepared by Sviatoslav Dmitriev and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Demades of Athens Jacoby number: 227 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 227 T 1 Source: unknown, IG II2.2, 1623 B, vv. 160-199 (no. 962 B, vv. 160-200) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress politics and government - …

Hesychios of Miletos (390)

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Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Hesychios of Miletos Jacoby number: 390 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIII. Byzantium Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 390 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca cod. 69 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Photios, Bibliotheca, cod. 69ὁ…

Alexander of Myndos (25)

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Author(s): Asirvatham, Sulochana R.
This entry was prepared by Sulochana R. Asirvatham and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros of Myndos Jacoby number: 25 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown, 1st century BCE–1st century CE 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 25 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 1.29 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: votive offerings - Library of Congress Tex…

Anonymous, On Arabia (677)

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Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Arabia Jacoby number: 677 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, 1st century BC – 2nd century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 677 F 1a Source: Arrianus (Flavius) [Vide: Anonymi historici], Anabasis of Alexander, 7, 20, 7-9 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: geography, ancient - Library of Congress military history, ancient - Library of Congress travel, ancient …

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Dinarcho) (401d)

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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 Dinarcho) Jacoby number: 401d 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 401d T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Deinarchos 11 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress mythology - …

Anonymous from Miletos (on the Parthian War) (205)

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Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous from Miletos (on the Parthian War) Jacoby number: 205 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | m. Imperial Period Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 205 F 1 Source: Lucian, How to Write History 14 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress military history, ancient - …

Aineias of Samos (543)

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Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Aineias of Samos Jacoby number: 543 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 543 F 1a Source: Scholia on Tzetzes, Chiliades 1.144 Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1. 144Κανδαύλην] Μυρτίλος δὲ Κανδαύλης δὲ τὴν…

Anonymoi, De rebus Siculis (577)

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Author(s): Luraghi, Nino
This entry was prepared by Nino Luraghi and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymoi, De rebus Siculis Jacoby number: 577 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 577 F 1 Source: P. Oxy. 665 (ed. F. M. Heichelheim, ‘The Toronto Epitome of a Sicilian Historian’, SO 31 (1955), 88-95) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby POxy., 665//a [τῶ]ν ἐν ᾽Ομφά[κηι καὶ] / Κ̣ακύρωι ξέ…

Aristonikos of Tarentum (57)

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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: Aristonikos of Tarentum Jacoby number: 57 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 57 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 1, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 147a18 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual bas…

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

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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…
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