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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

Dionysius [10] Cyclographus

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Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Claudio Meliadò è stata pubblicata il 01/11/2018. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Dionysius [10] Cyclographus | Διονύσιος Identità: Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNJ Luogo di provenienza: Rodi o Samo Data: 3°/2° sec. a.C.? ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Apprendiamo dal lessico Suda (δ 1181, FGrHist 15 T 1) che Dionisio era figlio di Musonio, di origine rodia o samia, sacerdote del tempio di Elio e autore di Storie locali in 6 libri, Periegesi della Terra e di una Storia istruttiva in 10 libri. I…

Dionysius [10] Cyclographus

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Author(s): Meliadò, Claudio
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Claudio Meliadò and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Dionysius [10] Cyclographus | Διονύσιος Identity: Perseus | Pauly-Wissowa | BNJ Place of Origin: Rhodes or Samos Date: 3rd/2nd c. BCE? ↓ To Source List Biography: We know from the Suda (δ 1881, FGrHist 15 T 1) that Dionysius was the son of Musonius, that he was from Rhodes or Samos, that he was a priest of the temple of Helios1, and that he was the author of Local …

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…

Lysandros (583)

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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…

Antandros of Syracuse (565)

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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 Champion, Craige B. (Syracuse University)

Euhemeros of Messene (63)

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Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Euhemeros of Messene Jacoby number: 63 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | D. Addenda | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 63 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Evangelical Preparation (Praeparatio evangelica) 2.2, p. 59D Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress monarchy - Library of Congress Textual base…

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 …

Myron of Priene (106)

(16,488 words)

Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Myron of Priene Jacoby number: 106 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd 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 106 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 4.6.1-3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pausani…

Tyrtaios (580)

(60,845 words)

Author(s): Bayliss, Andrew
This entry was prepared by Andrew Bayliss and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Tyrtaios Jacoby number: 580 Attested works: Historian's date: 7th 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: Sparta Felix Jacoby’s original brief entry for Tyrtaios included only 7 fragments of the then fourteen known fragments, only the briefest of commentaries, and no testimonia. The brevity of his work on Tyrtaeus was …

Psaon of Plataia (78)

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Author(s): Billows, Richard A.
This entry was prepared by Richard Billows and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Psaon of Plataia Jacoby number: 78 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 78 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 21.5 (Excerpta Hoescheliani) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library, 21, 5, (Exce…

Poseidonios (87)

(218,434 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Poseidonios Jacoby number: 87 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 87 T 1 Source: Suda, π 2107-9, s.v. Ποσειδώνιος (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress education, ancient - …

Phanodikos (397)

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Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Phanodikos Jacoby number: 397 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC, late 3rd - early 2nd century BC 2nd 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 397 F 1 Source: Scholia (L+) on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1.211/5c Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - …

Theopompos of Chios (115)

(196,910 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Theopompos of Chios Jacoby number: 115 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | b. Philippika Place of origin: unknown The Greek text of the fragments follows the most recent published edition, noted by editor, place of publication, and date. In the cases where the printed text differs, a footnote with the variant reading has …

Kleitarchos of Alexandria (137)

(34,371 words)

Author(s): Prandi, Luisa
This entry was prepared by Luisa Prandi and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kleitarchos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 137 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 137 T 1a Source: Suda, κ 1764, s.v. Κλείταρχος (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 …

Dosiadas (458)

(4,954 words)

Author(s): Bertelli, Lucio
This entry was prepared by Lucio Bertelli and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Dosiadas Jacoby number: 458 Attested works: On Crete: T1, T2, F2 - F8; unknown: F1 , Historian's date: 3rd century BC, 1st half of the 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVIII. Crete Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 458 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 5.80.4 Work mentioned: On Crete Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Te…

Anaximenes of Lampsakos (72)

(45,503 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anaximenes of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 72 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 72 T 1 Source: Suda s.v. ᾽Αναξιμένης ᾽Αριστοκλέους Λαμψακηνός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress education, ancient - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - …

Hermeias of Methymna (558)

(1,749 words)

Author(s): Fauber, Chad M.
This entry was prepared by Chad M. Fauber and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Hermeias of Methymna Jacoby number: 558 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 558 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 15.37.3 (ed. Vogel, Fischer) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: classical antiquities - …
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