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Apollonios (403)

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Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Jacoby number: 403 Attested works: On Delphi: F 1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVII. Delphi Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 403 F 1 Source: Photios, Lexikon 1321-1322 Work mentioned: On Delphi Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual…

Aristeas (35)

(35,674 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Aristeas Jacoby number: 35 Attested works: Arimaspeian Epic: T 1- T 2, T 7b, F 1a-F 9; Theogony: T 1 Historian's date: 610 - 600 BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Prokonnesos   BNJ 35 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Ἀριστέας, α 3900 Adler Work mentioned: Arimaspeian Epic; Theogony Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Frag…

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Abaris (Ἄβαρις), α 18 Adler Work mentioned: Marriage of the…

Aristokles (33)

(5,564 words)

Author(s): Fowler, Robert L.
This entry was prepared by Robert L. Fowler and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles Jacoby number: 33 Attested works: Theogony: F1; On Giants: F2; On the Cults of Hermione: F3 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 33 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies (Stromata) 6.26.8 p. 443.4 Stählin Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancien…

Nikarchos (731)

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Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Nikarchos Jacoby number: 731 Attested works: On Jews (F1) Historian's date: 3rd century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Egypt?   BNJ 731 F 1 Source: Photios, Lexikon, s.v. ῎Αλφα (p. 83, 10 R, ed. Naber, Reitzenstein) Work mentioned: On Jews Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and critic…

Artemidoros of Ephesos (438)

(1,303 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 1 October 2019. About this Historian Historian: Artemidoros of Ephesos Jacoby number: 438 Attested works: Geographic Descriptions(?) (F1); Ionian Commentaries(?) (F1) Historian's date: 1st-2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIX. Ionia Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 438 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 3.111d Work mentioned: Ionian Commentaries (Geographic Descriptions?) Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Sou…

Agroitas (762)

(14,963 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin:   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 2.498-527 Wendel Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Demokritos of Ephesos (267)

(3,437 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Demokritos of Ephesos Jacoby number: 267 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown, possibly later part of the 3rd c. BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 267 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 9.49 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Textual…

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

(45,915 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F 4; Libyka: F 4-5, 35-44, 47-58; Wanderings of Hanno: F 6; On Euphorbion: F 7-8, 42; Roman Archaeology: F 9-12, 23-27, 91-96; On Resemblances: F 13-14; Theatrical History: F 15-19, 80-86; On Painting: F 20-21; On the Deterioration of Words (?): F 22; On Arabia: F 1-3, 27-34, 61-79; Epigrams: F 104; autobiography?: T 16; On Drawing: T 15 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of C…

Philon of Byblos (Herennius Philo Byblius) (790)

(40,265 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony | Ruiz, Carolina López
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Philon Jacoby number: 790 Attested works: On the Acquisition and Selection of Books: T1; On the Cities and the Famous Men Each of Them Produced: T1; On the Reign of Hadrian: T1; Phoenician History: T3, T3b, F1, F3a, F5, F6, F7a; On the Cities and Who Became Famous from Each: T4; Paradoxical Inquiries: F1, F12; Ethothia: F8; On the Jews: F9, F10; On Paradoxical Inquiries: F13; On Chrestomathy: F14; On the Cities: F15, F16; On Doctors: F52a; On Acquisitions to a …

Isidoros of Charax (781)

(11,678 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Isidoros of Charax Jacoby number: 781 Attested works: Description of Parthia F1; Parthian Stopping Points F1 Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXV. Parthia Place of origin: Charax   BNJ 781 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 6.141 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment sub…