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Maes Titianos (2213)

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Author(s): Dan, Anca
This entry was written by Anca Dan and published on 1 May 2013 About This Historian Historian: Maes Titianos Jacoby number: 2213 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD, ca. 100 AD. Historical focus: V. Geography | C. Explorations Place of origin: Macedonia   FGrHist 2213 T 1 Source: Ptolemy (Ptolemaios, Klaudios), Geography 1, 11, 6-7 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, ca. 150 AD. Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Travel, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Ptolemy (Ptolemaios, Klaudios), Geography 1, 11, 6-7ἡ δ' ἀπὸ τοῦ Λιθίνου Πύργου μέχρι τῆ…
Date: 2017-10-19

Hanno von Karthago (2208)

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Author(s): González Ponce, Francisco J.
This entry was written by Francisco J. González Ponce and published on 1 July 2011 Aus dem spanischen übersetzt von Marianne Ewert und Sabine Panzram About This Historian Historian: Hanno von Karthago Jacoby number: 2208 Attested works: Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | C. Explorations Place of origin: Carthage   FGrHist 2208 T 1a Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus), Natural History 6, 200 (= Solinus 56, 12) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD, 23 AD - August 25, 79 AD Source origin: unknown Source language: Latin Fragment subject: Natural Histor…
Date: 2017-10-19

Diodoros von Samos (2203)

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Author(s): Wintjes, Jorit
This entry was prepared by Jorit Wintjes and published on 1 September 2018. About this Historian Historian: Diodoros von Samos Jacoby number: 2203 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd-1st century BC ? Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Samos Kommentar Die wenigen erhaltenen Zeugnisse geben keinen Aufschluß über die Biographie des Diodoros von Samos. Von seinem offenbar wenigstens drei Bücher umfassenden Werk hat Ptol. Geogr. 1.7.6 lediglich einen von Marinos von Tyros zitier…

Nikagoras von Kypros (2032)

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Author(s): Cappelletto, Pietro
This entry was written by Pietro Capelletto and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Nikagoras von Kypros Jacoby number: 2032 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Cyprus   FGrHist 2032 T 1a Source: Arnobius 4, 29 (236, 1 Marchesi2) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century AD Source origin: unknown Source language: Latin Fragment subject: Textual base: Arnobius, 4, 29 (236, 1 Marchesi2) et possumus quidem hoc in loco omnis istos, nobis quos inducitis atque appellati…
Date: 2017-10-19

Die Berichte der unbekannteren Indienfahrer (2219)

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This entry was prepared by Stefan Faller and published on 1 May 2019. Kommentar Im Anhang 721 der FGrHist III C hat Jacoby nach eigenem Bekunden die Fragmente der „späteren Indienfahrer“ gesammelt. Eine Durchsicht der Texte zeigt allerdings, dass die zeitliche Komponente dabei nicht der Hauptgrund für die Auswahl war: Zwar bezieht sich die überwiegende Menge des Materials auf Notizen aus den Jahrhunderten nach Skylax oder Ktesias, aber einerseits nicht ausschließlich und andererseits war für die Aufnahme der …

Alexandros (von Myndos ?) (2201)

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Author(s): González Ponce, Francisco J.
This entry was written by Francisco J. González Ponce and published on 1 November 2013. Aus dem spanischen übersetzt von Sabine Panzram und Manolis Ulbricht. About This Historian Historian: Alexandros (von Myndos ?) Jacoby number: 2201 Attested works: περίπλους τῆς ἐρυθρᾶς θαλάττης / Circumnavigation of the Erythraean Sea: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: V. Geography | C. Explorations Place of origin: unknown Kommentar Aelianus hat ein einziges Fragment (F 1) von einem Periplus des Erythräischen Meeres bewahrt, dessen Autorschaft er einem gewissen Alexand…
Date: 2017-10-19

Krates of Mallos (2113)

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Author(s): Broggiato, Maria
This entry was written by Maria Broggiato and published on 1 May 2013 About This Historian Historian: Krates of Mallos Jacoby number: 2113 Attested works: Ὁμηρικά / Homeric Questions ∆ιορθωτικά / Critical Commentary Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | B. Mathematical Geography Place of origin: Mallos   FGrHist 2113 T 1 Source: Suda κ 2342 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: lexicography - Library of Congress Textual base: Suda κ 2342Κράτης, Τιμοκράτους, Μαλλώτης, φιλόσοφος Στωϊκός· ὃς ἐπεκλήθη Ὁ…
Date: 2018-11-01

Philemon (2039)

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Author(s): Haake, Matthias
This entry was written by Matthias Haake and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Philemon Jacoby number: 2039 Attested works: Περίπλους τῆς ἐκτὸς (θαλάττης) / Circumnavigation of the Outer Sea Περὶ Ὠκεανοῦ / On the Ocean Historian's date: 1st half 1st century AD Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown Einleitung Über Philemons Biographie ist nichts bekannt. Den terminus ante quem seines Werkes bildet die von Plinius dem Caesar Titus gewidmete Naturalis Historia, in der Philemon dreimal zitiert (4, 95; 37, 33; 3…
Date: 2017-10-19

Zenothemis (2054)

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Author(s): González Ponce, Francisco J.
This entry was written by Francisco J. González Ponce and published on 1 July 2011 Aus dem spanischen übersetzt von Manolis Ulbricht und Olaf Schlunke About This Historian Historian: Zenothemis Jacoby number: 2054 Attested works: Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown   FGrHist 2054 T 1a Source: Tzetzes, Ioannes, Chiliades , 7, 675 (= fr. 855 Lloyd-Jones–Parsons) Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD, c. 1110 - 1180 AD Source origin: unknown Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography - Librar…
Date: 2017-10-19

Ptolemy of Askalon? (1053)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 199] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Ptolemy of Ascalon (?): On King Herod (1053)." 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 Ptolemy’s work On King Herod, which consisted of at least two books and which was either a biography or historical monograph, probably dates to the late 1st century b.c. Herod the Great died in 4 b.c., and it seems likely that a…

Arrian (1069)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 156] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Arrian: About Dion. About Timoleon. Life of Tilloborus. Life of Epictetus (?) (1069)." 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 In contrast to Arrian’s major historical works, his biographies (or monographs) were no longer extant in Byzantine times. We therefore have lit…

Antisthenes of Athens (1004)

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Author(s): Engels, Johannes
Originally published as: Engels, Johannes. “Antisthenes of Athens (1004)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. Introduction/ Biographical Essay In spite of his prominent role as a famous intellectual of the late 5th and first half of the 4th centuries b.c., as a radical disciple of Sokrates and a prolific writer, we do not know either the exact year of birth or of death …
Date: 2018-11-01

Nikagoras of Athens (1076)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Nicagoras of Athens: Lives of Famous Men (1076)." 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 Nicagoras I, son of Mnesaeus, belonged to one of the leading Athenian families1. In view of his long family tree N. can be compared with the historian Dexippus2. He may have been a grandson of the famous 2nd century orator …

Anonymous, On Plato’s Dialogues (P. Oxy. XLV 3219) (1134)

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Author(s): Miller, Thomas | Trnka-Amrhein, Yvona
This entry was prepared by Thomas Miller and Yvona Trnka-Amrhein. First published online in October 2018. To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A. Biography. Fasc. 8. Anonymous Biographical Papyri, ed. by James H. Brusuelas, Dirk Obbink and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Plato’s Dialogues Jacoby number: 1134 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography | A. Biography | 8. …
Date: 2018-11-01

Timotheos of Pergamon (1117)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Timotheus of Pergamum: On the Bravery of Philosophers (1117)." 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 It is an unsolved question whether Timotheus of Pergamum should be identified with T. of Athens (1079). In view of the different titles of the works, it is perhaps bette…

Ariston (1772)

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Author(s): Barbantani, Silvia
This entry was prepared by Silvia Barbantani. First published online in April 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. See also BNJ 337. About This Historian Historian: Ariston Jacoby number: 1772 Attested works: The Colony of the Athenians : F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC, 3rd-1st century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography ( ) | E. Paradoxography | 2. Late Hellenistic Period Place of or…

Istros (1768)

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Author(s): Engels, David
First published online in April 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 Die spärlichen Angaben zu Leben und Werk des Istros sind bereits an anderer Stelle ausführlich zusammengestellt und kommentiert worden1; es sei hier nur daran erinnert, daß Istros – sein Herkunftsort ist unsicher, wenn auch einmal in einem Fragment des Hermippos von Berytos die Stadt Paphos genannt wird2 – in…

Xenagoras (1757)

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Author(s): Meeus, Alexander
First published online in April 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. Introduction/ Biographical Essay The ancient tradition attributes two works now lost, a Chronicle and a book On Islands (Περὶ νήσων), to Xenagoras without any further identification: it is generally accepted that both works stem from one and the same Xenagoras1, though there is no evidence either for or against this view. Fragments from the Chro…

Hermodoros of Syracuse (1008)

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Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Hermodoros of Syracuse (1008)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. Introduction/ Biographical Essay H. of Syracuse, said to have been a pupil of Plato (T 1-3), presumably got in touch with his master in the course of one of the latter’s sojourns in the Sicilian metropolis. If he left Sicily at…
Date: 2018-11-01

Hermogenes of Smyrna (1775)

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Author(s): Chrubasik, Boris
First published online in April 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. About This Historian Historian: Hermogenes of Smyrna Jacoby number: 1775 Attested works: On Smyrna : T 1 On the Homeland : T 1 On the Wisdom of Homer : F 1 On Islands : T 1 On Foundations in Asia : T 1 On the Distances in Europe : T 1 On Europe : T 1 On Stratagems : T 1 Catalogue of Romans and Smyrnaeans : T 1 On Foundations in Europe : T 1 Historian's date: 2nd centur…
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