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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)

(13,512 words)

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: Apollodoros of Athens Jacoby number: 244 Attested works: Chronika: T6a, F1-43, F46, F48-51; On the Gods: T9, T11, F88, F90-94, F96, F100-102a, F103a, F104-107a, F108-109a, F110a, F111a, F112-116; Catalogue of Ships: F154-155, F163-166; Catalogue (of Ships): F156, F157c, F161-162; On the Catalogue of Ships: T12, F157e, F159; On the Ships: T15, F158, F169; On Ships: F157a, F167-168, F170; Marshalling of the Trojan Forces: F171; F On the Courtesans: F211a; F On Courtesans: F21…

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: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 744 F 1 Source: Servius , Aeneid, 4.670 Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 5th century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Servius , Aeneid, 4.670 Karthago aut antiqua Tyros vel nobilem dicit vel illud ostendit, quia Carthago an…

Anonymous, On Crete (468)

(27,415 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Crete Jacoby number: 468 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 468 F 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca 5.64.1-5.80.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca, …

Anonymous, De Armenia (679)

(34,193 words)

Author(s): Madreiter, Irene
This entry was prepared by Irene Madreiter and published on 1 October 2016. General note on BNJ 679 BNJ 679 assembles references to various authors, who wrote on early Armenian history and lived from the third century BC to the eighth century AD. F 1-F 4 are anonymous references in Strabo, Pompeius Trogus/Justin and Prokopios, for which no exact dates of origin can be given. At least Prokopios calls his sources Histories of the Armenians (see commentary on F 3-F 4). Starting with F 5 Felix Jacoby collected passages in Armenian from Moses of Chorene (fl. 8th century AD). He is a…

Baton of Sinope (268)

(6,386 words)

Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Baton of Sinope Jacoby number: 268 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd 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 268 T 1 Source: Strabo, On Geography 12.3.11, C546 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress histor…

Anonymous (596)

(40,072 words)

Author(s): Kennell, Nigel Martin
This entry was prepared by Nigel Kennell and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 596 Attested works: uncertain: F8a, F29b 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 | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 596 F 1 Source: Isokrates, Panathenaikos 177-181 (É. Brémond and G. Mathieu, Isocrate. Discours 4 (Paris 1962)) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: poli…

Demetrios of Phaleron (228)

(75,029 words)

Author(s): Müller, Sabine
This entry was prepared by Sabine Müller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Phaleron Jacoby number: 228 Attested works: On the Ten Years; On Lawmaking at Athens; On Constitutions in Athens; On Leadership of the People; On Politics; On Laws; On Rhetoric; Matters of Strategy; On the Iliad; On the Odyssey; Ptolemy; On Love; Phaidondas; Maidon; Kleon; Sokrates; Artaxerxes; Homer; Aristeides; Aristomachos; Protreptikos; In Defence of the Constitution; On the Ionians;Ambassadorial Add…

Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) (764)

(5,690 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) Jacoby number: 764 Attested works: On Libya: F1, F19b Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 764 F 1 Source: Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6 Work mentioned: On Libya Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6Θεοκλῆς δὲ ἐν τῆι τετάρτηι περὶ τὴν Σύρτιν λέγει γίνεσ…

Thibron (581)

(1,696 words)

Author(s): Kennell, Nigel | Powell, Anton
This entry was prepared by Anton Powell and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Thibron Jacoby number: 581 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 581 T 1 Source: Aristotle, Politics 7.13.10-2 p. 1333b 5 (ed. W.D. Ross, Aristotelis Politica (Oxford 1957)) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress T…

Phlegon of Tralles (257)

(50,046 words)

Author(s): McInerney, Jeremy
This entry was prepared by Jeremy McInerney and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Phlegon of Tralles Jacoby number: 257 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD 6th century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 257 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, Φλέγων Τραλλιανός Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, Φλέγων…

Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) (607)

(9,949 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 Troizen (De Troezene) Jacoby number: 607 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 607 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 2.30.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Religion - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of CongressGeography, Ancient - Library of CongressChronology, Histor…
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