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Dionysios von Chalkis (1773)

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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

Satyros (20)

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Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Satyros Jacoby number: 20 Attested works: On the Gods F2 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 20 F 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.68-9 Work mentioned: n.a. (On the Gods?) Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of…

Aristeas (35)

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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…

Cincius Alimentus (Lucius) (810)

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Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Lucius Cincius Alimentus Jacoby number: 810 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 3rd 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: Rome   BNJ 810 T 1 Source: Livy, History of Rome 26.23.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Rome--History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Magistr…

Glaukos (806)

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Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Glaukos Jacoby number: 806 Attested works: Exposition on the Places Situated in the Lefthand Parts of the Black Sea (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 806 F 1 Source: Anonymous, glossary in P.Oxy. 15.1802, fr. 3, col. ii, ll. 8-14 Work mentioned: Exposition on the Places Situated in the Lefthand Parts of the Black Sea Source d…

Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

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Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia Jacoby number: 431 Attested works: On Herakleia F1a, F1b Historian's date: terminus ante quem 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: Herakleia Pontike   BNJ 431 F 1a Source: Harpokration, Lexicon of the Ten Orators, s.v. Σαβοί Work mentioned: On Herakleia Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Sourc…

Zenodotos (821)

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Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenodotos Jacoby number: 821 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 2nd - 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: Troizen (?)   BNJ 821 F 1a Source: Solinus, G. Julius, Collection of Curiosities 2.9 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Li…

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…

Anaximenes of Lampsakos (72)

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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 - …

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 - …

Pherekydes of Athens (3)

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Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Athens Jacoby number: 3 Attested works: Histories: F22a, Histories: F52, Historian's date: 5th century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown R.L. Fowler, Early Greek Mythography 1 (Oxford 2000) has vastly improved the text of Pherekydes and, as a result, our understanding of the Historiai and the fragments of the other ancient mythographers. Un…

Kallixeinos of Rhodes (627)

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Author(s): Keyser, Paul T.
This entry was prepared by Paul T. Keyser and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Kallixeinos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 627 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd 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 627 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca (Bekker I.) [Vide: Agatharchides, anonymus.Proclus & Ptolemaeus Chennus apud Photium], 161, p. 104 b 38 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: art, ancie…

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.…

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…

Hegesippos (391)

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Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hegesippos Jacoby number: 391 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 | XIV. Chalkidike Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 391 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Μηκύβερνα Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress biog…

Anonymous / The Writers of The Atthides (329)

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Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous / The Writers of The Atthides Jacoby number: 329 Attested works: Historian's date: various 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 329 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.8.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient--chronology - Library of Congress criticis…

Andron of Halikarnassos (10)

(19,428 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Andron of Halikarnassos Jacoby number: 10 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 10 F 1 Source: Harpokration ap Suda , s.v. Φορβαντεῖον (T. Gaisford, Etymologicum Magnum 798.26, s.v. Φορβαντεῖον) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress mytholo…

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…

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 …

Nikolaos of Damaskos (90)

(195,339 words)

Author(s): Favuzzi, Andrea | Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Andrea Favuzzi and Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2018. Andrea Favuzzi translated and commented on FF 19-20, 72-81, 83-84, 89-143, and also wrote the Biographical Essay; Annalisa Paradiso translated and commented on TT 1-15 and FF 1-18, 21-71, 82, 85-88. About this Historian Historian: Nikolaos of Damaskos Jacoby number: 90 Attested works: Universal History: F1-102; Life and Upbringing of Caesar: F 125-130; About his Own Life and Upbringing: F131-139 Historian's date: 1st century BC – 1st century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Polit…
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