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Bion von Abdera (2105)

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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: Bion von Abdera Jacoby number: 2105 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BCE Historical focus: V. Geography | B. Mathematical Geography Place of origin: Abdera   FGrHist 2105 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 4, 58 Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 4, 58γεγόνασι δὲ Βίωνες δέκα ... τέταρτος Δημοκρίτειος1 καὶ μαθηματικός…
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

Anaximenes von Milet (2104)

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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: Anaximenes von Milet Jacoby number: 2104 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BCE Historical focus: V. Geography | B. Mathematical Geography Place of origin: Miletos   FGrHist 2104 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2, 3, 13 ; A 1 DK Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2, 3, 13Ἀναξιμένης Εὐρυστράτου Μιλήσιος ἤκουσεν Ἀναξι…
Date: 2017-10-19

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

Archetimos of Syracuse (1098)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Archetimus of Syracuse: On the Seven Sages (?) (1098)." 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 Archetimus remains completely obscure. There is much reason to believe that he is only a fictitious character. It is clear, in any case, that his claim to have taken part in a meeting of the Seven Sages at Cypselus’ court must be…

Antisthenes of Athens (1004)

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Author(s): Engels, Johannes
Originally published as: Engels, Johannes. “Antisthenes of Athens (1004)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. Introduction/ Biographical Essay In spite of his prominent role as a famous intellectual of the late 5th and first half of the 4th centuries b.c., as a radical disciple of Sokrates and a prolific writer, we do not know either the exact year of birth or of death …
Date: 2018-11-01

Minyes (1111)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. Minyes: On Thales (?) (1111)." 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 Minyes remains a shadowy figure. He could well be a fictitious authority. Although the form of his name appears to be correct1, its mythological tingeit recalls the famous Boeotian king Minyas might suggest that the name …

Xenokrates of Chalkedon (1010)

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Author(s): Theys, Els
Originally published as: Theys, Els. “Xenokrates of Chalkedon (1010)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. About This Historian Historian: Xenokrates of Chalkedon Jacoby number: 1010 Attested works: On the Life of Plato : T 2, F 1a, F 1b, F 1c Historian's date: 4th century BC, 396/395-314/313 BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography ( ) | A. Biography | 1. …
Date: 2018-11-01

Hermodoros of Syracuse (1008)

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Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Hermodoros of Syracuse (1008)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. Introduction/ Biographical Essay H. of Syracuse, said to have been a pupil of Plato (T 1-3), presumably got in touch with his master in the course of one of the latter’s sojourns in the Sicilian metropolis. If he left Sicily at…
Date: 2018-11-01

Apollodoros von Athen (ὁ κηποτύραννος) (1028)

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Author(s): Schorn, S.
This entry was prepared by Stefan Schorn.First published online in November 2012. To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV A Biography, 4. Middle Hellenistic Period (2nd c. BC), ed. by Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. Einleitung/Biografischer Essay Κηποτύραννος. Apollodoros wird zwar nirgendwo explizit als Scholarch bezeichnet, doch geht diese Funktion aus dem Spitznamen 'Gartentyrann' (T 1) und seiner herausgehobenen Stellung im Epikureismus des 2. Jh.s mit Sicherheit hervor1. Der Grund für diese Bezeichnung ist unbekan…
Date: 2018-11-01

Xenophanes von Kolophon (1761)

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Author(s): Engels, David
First published online in April 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 In Anbetracht der Bedeutung Xenophanes’ von Kolophon für die vorsokratische Geistesgeschichte1 ist es unmöglich, Leben und Werk des Philosophen an dieser Stelle auch nur ansatzweise ausführlich zu diskutieren2. Es sei lediglich erinnert, daß seine Lebenszeit in etwa auf 546/5 bis nach 475 a…

Eubulides (1105)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Eubulides: On Diogenes (?) (1105)." 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 Eubulides, who wrote on Diogenes, remains unkown. It seems an attractive suggestion that he should be identified with the equally obscure Eubulus, who is mentioned by Diogenes as the author of a Πρᾶσις Διογένους 1. Apparently this work was a…

Antiphon (1096)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Antiphon: On the Life of the Champions of Virtue (1096)." 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 There may be some grounds for dating Antiphon to the Hellenistic period. A terminus post quem seems to be provided by his mention of Diospolis. Since Diospolis, the Greek name for Egyptian T…

Hipparchos (1109)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Hipparchus: On Democritus (?) (1109)." 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 Hipparchus remains unknown1. We are given neither his birthplace nor the title of any of his works. Hence it is uncertain whether he should be regarded as an author at all. In fact, there is some room for d…

Philippos of Opus (1011)

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Author(s): Theys, Els
Originally published as: Theys, Els. “Philippos of Opus (1011)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. About This Historian Historian: Philippos of Opus Jacoby number: 1011 Attested works: Epinomis : T 1a On Plato : T 2, F Historian's date: 5th century BC, end 5th (?)-4th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography ( ) | A. Biography | 1. …

Lykon/Lykos of Iasos (1110)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Lycon/Lycus of Iasus: On Pythagorean Life (1110)." 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 Lycon (DK 57), author of a Pythagorean Life, is completely obscure1. Although he is said to be from Iasus (T 1), he is perhaps to be identified with the Pythagorean from Tarentum, listed by…

Anaxilaos (1094)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Anaxilaus: On Myson (?) (1094)." 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 Anaxilaus remains obscure. Perhaps he is the Pythagoricus and magus A. of Larissa1, who was banished from Rome by Augustus in 28 B.C.2 Although this author is otherwise known only for alchemical treatises3, he might easily be credited with so…

Seleukos of Alexandria (1056)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 341] [= 634] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Seleucus of Alexandria: On Lives of Philosophers (1056)." 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 grammarian Seleucus1 can be securely dated to the time of Augustus and Tiberius. He came from Alexandria, but lived in Rome, where we find him in the learned c…

Xanthos of Lydia (1001)

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Author(s): Schepens, Guido | Theys, Els
(= FGrHist 765) Originally published as: Schepens, Guido; Theys, Els. “Xanthos of Lydia (1001)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. About This Historian Historian: Xanthos of Lydia Jacoby number: 1001 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography ( ) | A. Biography | 1. Pre-Hellenistic Period Place of origin: Lydia   FGrHist 1001 …

Timokrates of Herakleia? (1059)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 563] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Timocrates of Heraklea (?): Dion (1059)." 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 Although Timocrates is difficult to identify, it is likely that he belongs to the Imperial period. A terminus post quem seems to be provided by Stoic Apollonius of Tyrus, who lived in the first century b.c. 1. T.s work Dion may have be…
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