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Simmias vel Simias (2218)

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Author(s): Orth, Christian
This entry was written by Christian Orth and published on 1 May 2013. About This Historian Historian: Simmias vel Simias Jacoby number: 2218 Attested works: Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | C. Explorations Place of origin: unknown Kommentar Simmias wird nur bei Diod. 3,18,3-4 erwähnt, der ihn als Freund von Ptolemaios III. Euergetes (246-221 v. Chr.) und Leiter einer von diesem ausgesandten Expedition nennt, die bis zu den an der afrikanischen Küste außerhalb des Roten Meeres lebenden Ichthyophagen gelangte (vgl. Diod. 3,18,1 τοῖς δὲ τὴν ἐκτὸς το…
Date: 2017-10-19

Oinopides von Chios (2115)

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Author(s): Panchenko, Dmitri
This entry was written by Dmitri Panchenko and published on 1 May 2013 About This Historian Historian: Oinopides of Chios Jacoby number: 2115 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BCE Historical focus: V. Geography | B. Mathematical Geography Place of origin: Chios   FGrHist 2115 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 9.41 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century Source origin: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 9.41Εἴη ἂν οὖν (sc. Δημόκριτος) κατ Ἀρχ…
Date: 2017-11-01

Kadmos of Miletos (1760)

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Author(s): Fontana, Federica
This entry was prepared by Federica Fontana. First published online in August 2017. 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 Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. See also BNJ 489. Introduction/ Biographical Essay According to many ancient sources, Kadmos of Miletos was the first or one of the first Greeks to write history in prose, perhaps even the first Greek prose writer. Pliny dates him to the age of Kyros (T 2c); Strabo (T 3a) and Josephos (T 4) seem to provide a similar da…

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 …

Lysandros (583)

(4,307 words)

Author(s): Powell, Anton
This entry was prepared by Anton Powell and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Lysandros Jacoby number: 583 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 | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 583 T 1a Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 14.13.2-8 (K.T. Fischer (post I. Bekker & L. Dindorf) and F. Vogel (edd.), Diodori Bibliotheca historica3 (Leipzig 1888-1906)) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source lan…

Dorotheos of Athens (145)

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Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dorotheos of Athens Jacoby number: 145 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 145 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.12-13 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: Science Library of Congress - Library of Congress natural history - Library of Congress Textual base: …

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 …

Anonymous Periegete (P. Haw., 80-81) (Anonymus periegeta) (369)

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Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Periegete (P. Haw., 80-81) (Anonymus periegeta) Jacoby number: 369 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 369 F 1 Source: Papyrus Hawara 81 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: classical antiquities - Library of Congress geography, ancient - …

Alexander’s Ephemerides (117)

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Author(s): Bearzot, Cinzia
This entry was prepared by Cinzia Bearzot and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Alexander’s Ephemerides Jacoby number: 117 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 117 T 1 Source: Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae, 10.44.434b Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Chronology, Historical - Library of Congress Textua…

Dionysios of Miletos (687)

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Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Miletos Jacoby number: 687 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th 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: unknown   BNJ 687 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, Διονύσιος Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress ethnology - …

Kallinikos of Petra (281)

(6,167 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Kallinikos of Petra Jacoby number: 281 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd 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 281 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. Καλλίνικος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Laudatory poetry - Library o…

Dieuchidas of Megara (485)

(6,611 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Dieuchidas of Megara Jacoby number: 485 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 | LI. Megara Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 485 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 6.2.26.28 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, c. 150 – before 215 AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: transmission of texts - Library of Congress Tex…

Poseidonios, On Perseus of Macedon (169)

(2,264 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Poseidonios, On Perseus of Macedon Jacoby number: 169 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | g. Kings of Macedon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 169 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus 19.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Plutarch (Ploutarchos),…

Demades of Athens (227)

(208,431 words)

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 - …

Antandros of Syracuse (565)

(1,804 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Antandros of Syracuse Jacoby number: 565 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 | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 565 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 19.3.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

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,…

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…

Demon of Athens (327)

(15,197 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Demon of Athens Jacoby number: 327 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 327 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 criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Sud…

Hesychios of Miletos (390)

(20,583 words)

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…

Ineditum Vaticanum (839)

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Author(s): Beck, Hans
This entry was prepared by Hans Beck and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ineditum Vaticanum Jacoby number: 839 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 839 F 1 Source: Synesios, Codex vaticanus, 435, fol. 220 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Synesios, Cod…
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