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Athanis of Syracuse (562)

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Author(s): Costa, Virgilio
This entry was prepared by Virgilio Costa and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Athanis of Syracuse Jacoby number: 562 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 562 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Δύμη (ed. M. Billerbeck, Stephani Byzantii Ethnica, 1, Δ-Ι (Berlin 2010)) Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subje…

Menodotos of Perinthos (82)

(603 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Menodotos of Perinthos Jacoby number: 82 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 82 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 26.4 (a. 218/7?) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diodoros of Sici…

Sosikrates (461)

(3,396 words)

Author(s): Bertelli, Lucio
This entry was prepared by Lucio Bertelli and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Sosikrates Jacoby number: 461 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd 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 461 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 10.4.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica [Vide: Apollodorus et Eratosthen…

Agatharchides of Knidos (86)

(31,418 words)

Author(s): Burstein, S.M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Agatharchides of Knidos Jacoby number: 86 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 86 T 1 Source: Strabo, On Geography 14.2.15 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica [Vide: Apol…

Megasthenes (715)

(46,051 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Megasthenes Jacoby number: 715 Attested works: Indian History: F1a, F2, F3a-F3b, F4 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India   BNJ 715 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 1.72.5 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Libra…

Patrokles (712)

(41,955 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Patrokles Jacoby number: 712 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 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: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Military History, Anc…

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…

Simmias vel Simias (2218)

(2,525 words)

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

Sosylos (176)

(3,088 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Sosylos Jacoby number: 176 Attested works: Hannibal: F 1 Historian's date: 2nd 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | K. Punic Wars, Hieronymus of Syracuse Place of origin: Lakedaimonia   BNJ 176 T 1 Source: Nepos, Cornelius, Hannibal 23.13.3 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--to 5…

Phanodikos (397)

(3,063 words)

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 - …

Sosylos (176)

(2,943 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Sosylos Jacoby number: 176 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | k. Punic Wars, Hieronymus of Syracuse Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 176 T 1 Source: Cornelius Nepos, Hannibal 23.13.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Source language: latin Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress military history, ancient - …

Laosthenidas (462)

(870 words)

Author(s): Sekunda, Nicholas
This entry was prepared by Nicholas Sekunda and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Laosthenidas Jacoby number: 462 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st 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 462 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 5.80.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress transmission of texts - Library of Congress Textual…
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