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Domitius Kallistratos (433)

(16,838 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Domitius Kallistratos Jacoby number: 433 Attested works: On Herakleia: F 1-F 9; On Samothrake(?): F 10 Historian's date: 1st century BC – 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin:   BNJ 433 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika , s.v. ῞Υπιος Works mentioned: On Herakleia Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Et…

Patrokles (712)

(32,140 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Patrokles Jacoby number: 712 Attested works: On Babylonia (on Chaldaea): T1, Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 712 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library, 19, 100, 5-6 Work mentioned: On Babylonia (on Chaldaea) Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual …

Anonymous, On Persia (696)

(86,911 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Persia Jacoby number: 696 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC 6th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 696 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geographica , 15.3.23 Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Criticism - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica, 15.3.23συνέβη δὲ τοῖς Πέρσαις …

Anonymous, On Crete (468)

(27,415 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Crete Jacoby number: 468 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 468 F 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca 5.64.1-5.80.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca, …

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…

Ptolemy (138)

(39,774 words)

Author(s): Howe, Timothy
This entry was prepared by Timothy Howe and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Ptolemy Jacoby number: 138 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 3rd century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography () | A. Biography | 2. Early Hellenistic Period (late 4th-3rd c. BC) Place of origin:   BNJ 138 T 1 Source: Arrianos, Anabasis of Alexander prooemium 1–2 ed. A.G. Roos and G. Wirth 1968 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mili…

Hegemon of Alexandreia Troas (110)

(1,592 words)

Author(s): Buckler, John | Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and John Buckler and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Hegemon of Alexandreia Troas Jacoby number: 110 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | a. The Period until Philip and Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 110 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, α 200, s.v. ᾽Αλεξάνδρεια (ed. M. Billerbeck, Stephani Byzanini Ethnica, vol. I: A-G (Berlin 2006)) Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD S…

Charon of Lampsakos (262)

(37,736 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Charon of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 262 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th 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 262 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χάρων· Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΧάρωνΛαμψακηνός, υἱὸς Πυθοκλέους· γε…

Ion of Chios (392)

(27,889 words)

Author(s): Katsaros, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Katsaros and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Ion of Chios Jacoby number: 392 Attested works: uncertain: T1, uncertain: T2, uncertain: T3, uncertain: T4, uncertain: T5a, uncertain: T5b, uncertain: T5c, uncertain: T6, uncertain: T7, uncertain: T8, Foundation of Chios: F1, Foundation of Chios: F2, Foundation of Chios: F3, Epidemiai: F4, Epidemiai: F5, Epidemiai: F6, Epidemiai: F7, Sunekdemetikos: F8, Epidemiai: F9, uncertain: F10, Epidemiai: F11, Epidemiai: F12, Epidemiai: F13, Epidemiai: F14, Epidemiai: F15, Epidem…

Duris of Samos (76)

(44,451 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Duris of Samos Jacoby number: 76 Attested works: On Macedonia: T2, T5, T7, T9 - T12e, F1 - F15, F35 - F55, F86, F94, Samian Annals: T3, T6, T8, F21 - F26, F60 - F71, F96 uncertain: T1, T4, F72 - F81, F83 - F87, On the Art of Engraving: T12d, F32, Histories of Agathokles: F16, F20, F56a - F59, On Customs: F27, On Tragedy: F28, On Euripides and Sophokles: F29, Homeric Problems: F30, F89 - F92, On Painting: F31, On Contests: F33, F34, F82, F93, F95 Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Histor…

Ephoros (70)

(182,346 words)

Author(s): Parker, Victor
This entry was prepared by Victor Parker and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ephoros Jacoby number: 70 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 70 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ῎Εφιππος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ῎Εφιππος῎Εφιππος· ** Κυμαῖος, υἱὸς Δημοφίλου, οἱ δὲ ᾽Αντιόχου· ᾽Ισοκρ…

Anonymus, On Phoenicia (De Phoenicia) (794)

(9,380 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F.S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymus, On Phoenicia (De Phoenicia) Jacoby number: 794 Attested works: On Phoenicia: F1a - F19 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 794 F 1a Source: Polybios, Histories (ed. Büttner-Wobst), 12.28a, 3 Work mentioned: On Phoenicia Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Polybios, Histories (ed. Büttner-Wobst), 12.28a, 3αὐτὸς γοῦν τηλικαύτην ὑπομεμένηκε δαπάνην καὶ κα…

Hypsikrates of Amisos (190)

(8,682 words)

Author(s): Costa, Virgilio
This entry was prepared by Virgilio Costa and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Hypsikrates of Amisos Jacoby number: 190 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 190 T 1 Source: Pseudo-Lucian, Octogenerians (Long-livers) 18; 22 Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pseudo-…

Acilius (813)

(9,919 words)

Author(s): Bucher, Gregory S.
This entry was prepared by Gregory Bucher and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Acilius Jacoby number: 813 Attested works: uncertain: T1a - T2b; Annals: T3, F1 - F8 Historian's date: 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 813 T 1a Source: Gellius, Aulus, Attic Nights, 6/7, 14, 9 Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress - …

Anonymous, On the lists of Olympian victors (De tabulis victorum Olympicorum) (416)

(10,202 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On the lists of Olympian victors (De tabulis victorum Olympicorum) Jacoby number: 416 Attested works: On the Lists of the Olympian Victors: T1 - T7b, F6; uncertain: T8b, T9; Eleian Records of Olympic Victors: T8a - F5 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVIII. Elis and Olympia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 416 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 6.6.3…

Ariston of Alexandria (649)

(2,802 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ariston of Alexandria Jacoby number: 649 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 649 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 17, 1, 5, 790 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, last quarter of the 1st BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress transmission of texts - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strab…

Pausanias II, king of Sparta (582)

(4,027 words)

Author(s): Powell, Anton
This entry was prepared by Anton Powell and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Pausanias II, king of Sparta Jacoby number: 582 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 582 T 1 Source: Xenophon, Hellenika 3.5.25 (ed. E.C. Marchant, Xenophontis opera omnia 1 (Oxford 1900)) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - …

Pherekydes of Athens (3)

(113,741 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Athens Jacoby number: 3 Attested works: Histories: F22a, Histories: F52, Historian's date: 5th century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown R.L. Fowler, Early Greek Mythography 1 (Oxford 2000) has vastly improved the text of Pherekydes and, as a result, our understanding of the Historiai and the fragments of the other ancient mythographers. Un…

Anonymous, On Lydia (768)

(12,304 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Lydia Jacoby number: 768 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 768 F 1 Source: unknown, Excerpts on Virtues and Vices, 1, p. 343, 6 (T 45 Pedley) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: luxury - Library of Congress poetry, ancient - Library of Congress music, greek and roman - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Excerpts on Virtues and Vices, 1, p.…

Asklepiades of Myrlea (697)

(5,036 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Myrlea Jacoby number: 697 Attested works: On the Grammarians: F9, F11 Historian's date: 2nd-1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 697 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Ασκληπιάδης Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography-to 5…
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