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Alexandros Polyhistor (273)

(117,475 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Polyhistor (L. Cornelius Alexander) Jacoby number: 273 Attested works: Aigyptiaka: F1-F11; On Bithynia: F12-13; On the Euxine Sea: Historian's date: 1st 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 273 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Αλέξανδρος ὁ Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: slavery …

Dei(l)ochos (471)

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Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dei(l)ochos Jacoby number: 471 Attested works: On Kyzikos: F 1-F 10b; On Samothrace(?): F 11 Historian's date: TAQ 431 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: Kyzikos or Prokonessos   BNJ 471 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 (L. Radermacher and H. Usener (eds.), Dionysii Halicarnasei quae exstant 5 (Leipzig 1899)) Works mentioned: On Kyzikos S…

Lysandros (583)

(4,307 words)

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…

Demades of Athens (227)

(208,431 words)

Author(s): Dmitriev, Sviatoslav
This entry was prepared by Sviatoslav Dmitriev and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Demades of Athens Jacoby number: 227 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 227 T 1 Source: unknown, IG II2.2, 1623 B, vv. 160-199 (no. 962 B, vv. 160-200) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress politics and government - …

Androtion of Athens (324)

(59,698 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Androtion of Athens Jacoby number: 324 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th 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: unknown   BNJ 324 T 1 Source: Suda, α 2191, ᾽Ανδροτίων (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,…

Apollas of Pontos (266)

(4,082 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollas of Pontos Jacoby number: 266 Attested works: Historian's date: 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 266 T 1 Source: Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory 11.2.14 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Quintili…

Sosibios (595)

(27,555 words)

Author(s): Bayliss, Andrew
This entry was prepared by Andrew Bayliss and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Sosibios Jacoby number: 595 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd 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 595 T 1 Source: Suda, δ 1146, Σωσίβιος (A. Adler (ed.), Suidae Lexicon (Leipzig 1928-38)) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress lexicography Textual …

Anonymoi, De rebus Siculis (577)

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Author(s): Luraghi, Nino
This entry was prepared by Nino Luraghi and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymoi, De rebus Siculis Jacoby number: 577 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 577 F 1 Source: P. Oxy. 665 (ed. F. M. Heichelheim, ‘The Toronto Epitome of a Sicilian Historian’, SO 31 (1955), 88-95) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby POxy., 665//a [τῶ]ν ἐν ᾽Ομφά[κηι καὶ] / Κ̣ακύρωι ξέ…

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 …

Marmor Parium (239)

(55,403 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Marmor Parium Jacoby number: 239 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown Commentary For discussion of the physical features and history of the inscription, see the 239 Biographical Essay, below. The opening sentence of the Marmor Parium , or Parian Marble (hereafter MP), is inscribed in letters slightly larger than those of the ma…

Marsyas (135-136)

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Author(s): Howe, Timothy
This entry was prepared by Timothy Howe and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian:MarsyasJacoby number:135-136Attested works:History of Macedonia (Makedonika): T1; T3; F1; F2(?); F4; F5; F6; F10; F11; F12; F13; F14; F15; History of Attika (Attika): T1; History of Philip (?): F16; F17; On Alexander (?) / Education of Alexander (?): T1; F2; F3; Ancient History (Archaiologia): T2; Mythical History T2;Historian's date:4th century BC- 3rd century BCHistorical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History …

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 - …

Skylax of Karyanda (709)

(12,238 words)

Author(s): Kaplan, Philip
This entry was prepared by Philip Kaplan and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Skylax of Karyanda Jacoby number: 709 Attested works: Circumnavigation of Lands Beyond the Pillars of Herakles or Circuit of the Earth: T1- T6, F1- F13, Historian's date: 6th century BC 5th 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 709 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, Σκύλαξ Work mentioned: Circumnavigation of Lands Beyond the Pillars of Herakles or Circuit …

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 …

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 - …

Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) (607)

(6,079 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) Jacoby number: 607 Attested works: uncertain: F1 - F7 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 607 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2, 30, 5 Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress chronology, historical - Library of Congress chronol…

Neanthes the Younger (171)

(26,233 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Neanthes the Younger Jacoby number: 171 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | h. Attalids Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 171 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.79, 602F Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophist…

Manetho (609)

(110,235 words)

Author(s): Lang, Philippa
This entry was prepared by Philippa Lang and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Manetho Jacoby number: 609 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 609 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, Μάνεθως; μ 142 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, Μάνεθως; …

Apollodoros of Athens (244)

(305,556 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian:…

Anonymous, On Carthage (De Carthagine) (744)

(10,841 words)

Author(s): Lynn Rose, M.
This entry was prepared by M. Lynn Rose and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Carthage (De Carthagine) Jacoby number: 744 Attested works: uncertain: F1 - F15 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: …
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