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Phileas von Athen (2038)

(8,980 words)

Author(s): González Ponce, Francisco José
This entry was written by Francisco José González Ponce and published on 1 November 2013 Aus dem spanischen übersetzt von Sabine Panzram und Manolis Ulbricht About This Historian Historian: Phileas von Athen Jacoby number: 2038 Attested works: Periploi (Circumnavigations) Γῆς Περίοδος (Circumnavigation of the Earth) Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown Kommentar Über Phileas, den einzigen Periplus-Schreiber, hinsichtlich dessen athenischer Herkunft kein Zweifel besteht1, haben wir kaum Inf…
Date: 2017-10-19

Timosthenes von Rhodos (2051)

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Author(s): Meyer, Doris
This entry was written by Doris Meyer and published on 1 May 2013. About This Historian Historian: Timosthenes of Rhodes Jacoby number: 2051 Attested works: Περὶ Λιμένων / On Harbours Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Rhodes Kommentar Timosthenes von Rhodos (T 1), Nauarch in der Flotte des Ptolemaios’ II. Philadelphos (282/3-246 v. Chr.; T 1, 3, F 19),1 verfaßte eine zeitlich zwischen Timaios und Eratosthenes anzusetzende, periplenartige Erdbeschreibung. Das Περὶ Λιμένων ( Über Häfen) überschriebene Werk,…
Date: 2018-11-01

Krates of Mallos (2113)

(36,223 words)

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

Istros (1768)

(4,360 words)

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 Die spärlichen Angaben zu Leben und Werk des Istros sind bereits an anderer Stelle ausführlich zusammengestellt und kommentiert worden1; es sei hier nur daran erinnert, daß Istros – sein Herkunftsort ist unsicher, wenn auch einmal in einem Fragment des Hermippos von Berytos die Stadt Paphos genannt wird2 – in…

Nikanor of Kyrene (1784)

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Author(s): Grigolin, Chiara
This entry was prepared by Chiara Grigolin (Durham). First published online in April 2019. To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV E. Paradoxography and Antiquities. 2. Antiquities, fascicle 1, ed. by David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. About this Historian Historian: Nikanor of Kyrene Jacoby number: 1784 Attested works: Μετονομασίαι / Changes of Names Historian's date: 3rd-2nd century BC? Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography | E. Paradoxography and Antiquities | 2. Antiquities Place of origin: Kyre…

Aristeides, On the Foundation of Knidos (1770)

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Author(s): Barbantani, Silvia
This entry was prepared by Silvia Barbantani. 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. See also FGrHist 444 / BNJ 444. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Jacoby was uncertain about the identity of this Aristeides1. He was convinced, however, that the author of the Περὶ Κνίδου κτίσεως was different from the Aristeides to whom a monograph on proverbs, Περὶ παροιμιῶν, is attributed, and…
Date: 2018-02-01

Hellanikos of Lesbos (1782)

(31,326 words)

Author(s): Ottone, Gabriella | Filoni, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Gabriella Ottone and Andrea Filoni. [Introduction and F 3, 6, 7 and 8 by Andrea Filoni; F 1, 2, 4 and 5 by Gabriella Ottone] First published online in October 2017. To be published in print in: Die…

Demosthenes of Bithynia (1769)

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Author(s): Barbantani, Silvia
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. Introduction/ Biographical Essay No biographical data are known about Demosthenes of Bithynia. In FGrHist 699 F 17/ BNJ 699 F 17, he is considered as a source for Alexander Polyhistor (2nd-1st cent. BC) and a target of Polybios’ criticism, but in this passage the reading “Demosthenes” may be a corruption for Timosthenes or Kallisthenes1. Most s…

Apollonios of Rhodes (1766)

(10,128 words)

Author(s): Barbantani, Silvia
This entry was prepared by Silvia Barbantani.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. Introduction (also commentary on T 1-3) Apollonios is consistently presented by ancient sources as a younger contemporary of Kallimachos, so probably his activity as a poet and philologist stretched from the reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphos (283-246 BC), to that of Ptolemy III Euergetes I (246-221 B…

Dionysios von Chalkis (1773)

(31,310 words)

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

Pausanias von Antiocheia (1777)

(30,364 words)

Author(s): Engels, David | Grigolin, Chiara
This entry was prepared by David Engels (Bruxelles / Poznań) and Chiara Grigolin (Durham). First published online in April 2019. To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV E. Paradoxography and Antiquities. 2. Antiquities, fascicle 1, ed. by David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. Einleitung Das bedeutendste Problem bei der Rekonstruktion von Leben und Werk des Pausanias ist die Tatsache, daß die diesem Autor zugeschriebenen Fragmente möglicherweise auf insgesamt vier mögliche Verfasser verwe…

Timagetos (2050)

(4,982 words)

Author(s): Meyer, Doris
This entry was written by Doris Meyer and published on 1 May 2013 About This Historian Historian: Timagetos Jacoby number: 2050 Attested works: Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown Kommentar Timagetos ist nur als Verfasser einer Schrift bekannt, die den gleichen Titel trug wie die verlorenen Werke des Timosthenes von Rhodos ( FGrHist 2051) und des Kleon von Syrakus ( FGrHist 2025). Wohl nicht zufällig werden alle drei in den Scholien zu den Argonautika des Apollonios von Rhodos gen…
Date: 2017-10-19

Skymnos (2047)

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Author(s): Orth, Christian
This entry was written by Christian Orth and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Skymnos Jacoby number: 2047 Attested works: Εὐρώπη / Europa: F 1, 2, 3, Ἀσία / Asia: F 6, 7, 8, 9 Historian's date: 3rd-2nd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Chios Einleitung Skymnos von Chios (zu der Herkunft vgl. F 2 und F 5) wird bei dem Paradoxographen Apollonios (F 5), bei Herodian (F 9), Stephanos v. Byzanz (F 1, 2, 6 und 8) und in den Scholien zu Apollonios Rhodios (F 3, 4 u…
Date: 2017-10-19

Demetrio di Skepsis (2013)

(36,618 words)

Author(s): Biraschi, Anna Maria
This entry was written by Anna Maria Biraschi and published on 1 July 2011. About This Historian Historian: Demetrios of Skepsis Jacoby number: 2013 Attested works: Τρωικὸς διάκοσμος / Trojan catalogue : T 1, T 4, T 11, F 1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Skepsis (Asia Minor)   FGrHist 2013 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 13.1.55 C609 Work mentioned: Τρωικὸς διάκοσμος / Trojan catalogue Source date: 1st century BC-1st century AD Source origin: unknown Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography - Library of…

Aristeides von Milet (?) (2006)

(1,357 words)

Author(s): Arenz, Alexander
This entry was prepared by Alexander Arenz and published in December 2017. About this Historian Historian: Aristeides von Milet (?) Jacoby number: 2006 Attested works: περὶ Κνίδου / On Knidos Historian's date: Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Miletos Kommentar Eine nähere Bestimmung eines Aristeides von Milet ist kaum möglich.1 Die Kenntnis über den betreffenden Autor verdunkeln insbesondere die zahlreichen Belegstellen bei Ps. Plutarch, die den von Jacoby als Schwindelautor bezeichn…

Theophilos (2220)

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Author(s): Grethlein, Jonas
This entry was written by Jonas Grethlein and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Theophilos Jacoby number: 2220 Attested works: Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | C. Explorations Place of origin: unknown Kommentar Dem Namen Theophilos wird eine Reihe von unterschiedlichen Werken zugeschrieben, die nicht nur keinen uns anderweitig bekannten Personen zugeordnet werden können; auch die Zahl der Autoren ist unklar: neben einem Philosophen,1 einem Chronographen vielleicht des 2. Jhs. n. Chr.,2 einem Autoren über jüdische Ge…
Date: 2017-10-19

Alexandros Polyhistor (273)

(117,475 words)

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 …

Dei(l)ochos (471)

(25,226 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dei(l)ochos Jacoby number: 471 Attested works: On Kyzikos: F 1-F 10b; On Samothrace(?): F 11 Historian's date: TAQ 431 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: Kyzikos or Prokonessos   BNJ 471 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 (L. Radermacher and H. Usener (eds.), Dionysii Halicarnasei quae exstant 5 (Leipzig 1899)) Works mentioned: On Kyzikos S…
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