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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…

Demetrios of Argos (304)

(2,577 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Argos Jacoby number: 304 Attested works: Argolic History: T 1, F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 304 T 1 Source: Herodian, Περὶ μονήρους λέξεως 32.9 (‘On Singular Words’) Work mentioned: Argolic History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Linguistics - Library of Congress Fragment s…

Menekrates (701)

(2,018 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Menekrates Jacoby number: 701 Attested works: Historian's date: 150-100 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Nysa   BNJ 701 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Theseus 26.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD, 1st-2nd century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress constitution…

Pankrates the Egyptian (625)

(1,449 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pankrates the Egyptian Jacoby number: 625 Attested works: On King Bokkhoris: F1 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: Egypt   BNJ 625 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 15.21, 677d-f Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress F…

Asklepiades of Nikaia (339)

(3,761 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Nikaia (Alexandria) Jacoby number: 339 Attested works: Commentaries on the Axones Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Nikaia (Alexandria)   BNJ 339 T 1 Source: Suda s.v. ᾽Ασκληπιάδης [Διοτίμου Μυρλεανός .... τὸ δὲ ἄνωθεν γένος ἦν] Νικαεύς· Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Sour…

Zenis of Chios (393)

(1,810 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenis of Chios Jacoby number: 393 Attested works: On My Native Country: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century AD (TAQ) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: Chios   BNJ 393 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.77, 601F Work mentioned: On My Native Country Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of CongressLiterature, A…

Erxias (449)

(1,596 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian …

Demosthenes (699)

(8,916 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demosthenes Jacoby number: 699 Attested works: Bithyniaka: F1 - F4, F6 F8; On Foundations: F10 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities an…

Demaratos (42)

(3,349 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos Jacoby number: 42 Attested works: On Arkadia: F 2, F 2a; On Phrygia: F 3; On Rivers: F 4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42 F 1 Source: Stobaios, Florilegium 3.39.33 (1.730.7-16 Hense) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Literature, A…

Olympos (198)

(947 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Olympos Jacoby number: 198 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 198 F 1 Source: Plutarch, …

Didymos of Alexandria (340)

(1,200 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Didymos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 340 Attested works: Responce to Asklepiades Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Alexandria   BNJ 340 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Solon 1.1 Work mentioned: Responce to Asklepiades Source date: 1st century AD - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - …

Theodoros (195)

(365 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros Jacoby number: 195 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 195 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Θεόδωρος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Linguistics, Greek - Library of Congress Etymology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Poetry, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: A. Adler (ed.), Suidae Lexicon (Leipzig 1928-35) – Go to online edition; Jacoby Suda, s.v. Θεόδωροςποιητής, ὃς ἔγραψε διάφορα δι᾽ ἐπῶν· καὶ εἰς Κλεοπάτραν δι᾽ ἐπῶν .(Theodoros): A poet, who wrote various epic poems, including one on Cleopatra. Commentary on the Text Epic poems as encomia on kings, queens, generals and other important persons were a standard feature of the communication between the elites of Greek cities, poets, orators and the respective ruling power (thus Mark Antony received such a poem by Boethos of Tarsos: see BNJ 194). It is likely that Cleopatra received several such poems, none of which has survived. This might be due to the fact that the Roman poets (e.g. Horace, Epistle 9, Carmina 1.37) and histori…

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…

Strato (168)

(409 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Strato Jacoby number: 168 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | g. Kings of Macedon …

Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) (427)

(7,842 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) Jacoby number: 427 Attested works: On Euboia: F 1-F 5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXII. Euboea Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 427 F 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Ταμύναι (tau 66) Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, An…

Aristodemos of Nysa (22)

(4,748 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Aristodemos of Nysa Jacoby number: 22 Attested works: Mythical Collection F1a Historian's date: (Uncertain) 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: Nysa   BNJ 22 F 1a …

Paion (757)

(1,572 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. …

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(17,957 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: …

Simonides (8)

(6,867 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Simonides (ὁ γενεαλόγος) Jacoby number:8Attested works: Genealogy…
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