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Anaxilaos (1094)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Anaxilaus: On Myson (?) (1094)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Anaxilaus remains obscure. Perhaps he is the Pythagoricus and magus A. of Larissa1, who was banished from Rome by Augustus in 28 B.C.2 Although this author is otherwise known only for alchemical treatises3, he might easily be credited with so…

Dionysios von Chalkis (1773)

(31,310 words)

Author(s): Engels, David
This entry was prepared by David Engels and first published online in October 2015.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 David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. Einleitung/Biografischer Essay Angaben zum Leben des Dionysios von Chalkis sind nur indirekt zu erschließen. Herkunftsort war zweifellos das euboische Chalkis, wie einige Fragmente explizit angeben (T 3) und andere indirekt nahelegen (F 17). …
Date: 2018-11-01

Anonymous, On Lydia (768)

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Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Lydia Jacoby number: 768 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 768 F 1 Source: unknown, Excerpts on Virtues and Vices, 1, p. 343, 6 (T 45 Pedley) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: luxury - Library of Congress poetry, ancient - Library of Congress music, greek and roman - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Excerpts on Virtues and Vices, 1, p.…

Dorotheos of Athens (145)

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Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dorotheos of Athens Jacoby number: 145 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 145 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.12-13 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: Science Library of Congress - Library of Congress natural history - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Alkimos (560)

(12,102 words)

Author(s): Smith, David G.
This entry was prepared by David G. Smith and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Alkimos Jacoby number: 560 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd 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 560 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2.114 (M. Marcovich (ed.), Diogenis Laertii Vitae Philosophorum 1 (Stuttgart 1999)) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century …

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 - …

Damastes of Sigeion (5)

(16,946 words)

Author(s): Costa, Virgilio
This entry was prepared by Virgilio Costa and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Damastes of Sigeion Jacoby number: 5 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) Place of origin:   BNJ 5 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμάστης Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμάστης· Σιγειεύς1, ἀπὸ Σιγείου τῆς Τρωάδος, Δ…

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…

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…

Timagenes of Alexandria (88)

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Author(s): McInerney, Jeremy | Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Jeremy McInerney and Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Timagenes of Alexandria Jacoby number: 88 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 88 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τιμαγένης Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΤιμαγένηςΤιμαγένης· βασιλικοῦ ἀργ…

Ar(i)aithos of Tegea (316)

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Author(s): Jost, M. | Roy, J.
This entry was prepared by Madeleine Jost and James Roy and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ar(i)aithos of Tegea Jacoby number: 316 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 | X. Arcadia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 316 F 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.49.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragme…

Acilius (813)

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Author(s): Bucher, Gregory S.
This entry was prepared by Gregory Bucher and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Acilius Jacoby number: 813 Attested works: uncertain: T1a - T2b; Annals: T3, F1 - F8 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 813 T 1a Source: Gellius, Aulus, Attic Nights, 6/7, 14, 9 Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress - …

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 - …

Aufidius, Gnaeus (814)

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Author(s): Beck, Hans
This entry was prepared by Hans Beck and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Aufidius, Gnaeus Jacoby number: 814 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 814 T 1a Source: Cicero, M. Tullius, Tusculan Disputations, 5, 112 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: eng Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Cicero, M. Tullius, Tuscul…

Zenodotos of Troizen (821)

(2,141 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Zenodotos of Troizen Jacoby number: 821 Attested works: Historian's date: before 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 821 F 1a Source: Solinus, Gaius Julius, Collection of Curiosities (ed. Mommsen), 2, 9 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD 4th century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: mythology Textual base: Jacoby Solin…

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 …

Anonymous, On Samothrace (548)

(13,331 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Samothrace Jacoby number: 548 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 1st century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 548 F 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca 5.47.1-49.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress linguistics - Library of Congress mysteries, religious - Library of Congress ritual - Library of Congress initiati…

Phanodemos of Athens (325)

(20,639 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Phanodemos of Athens Jacoby number: 325 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 325 T 1 Source: Suda, ϕ 76, s.v. Φανόδημος (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, ΦανόδημοςΦ…

Cincius Alimentus (Lucius) (810)

(9,240 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Cincius Alimentus (Lucius) Jacoby number: 810 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC, late 3rd century BC-early 2nd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 810 T 1 Source: Livy (T. Livius), History of Rome (Ab urbe condita), 26, 23, 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD 1st cen…

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 - …
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