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Simonides (669)

(1,037 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley M. Burstein and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Simonides Jacoby number: 669 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 669 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Ja…

Patrokles (712)

(41,955 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Patrokles Jacoby number: 712 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 3rd 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 712 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 19.100.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Military History, Anc…

Eratosthenes Junior of Kyrene (745)

(2,887 words)

Author(s): Pàmias, Jordi
This entry was prepared by Jordi Pàmias and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Eratosthenes [Junior] (= Eratosthenes of Kyrene, BNJ 241 ?) Jacoby number: 745 Attested works: Galatika: F1-F6 Historian's date: 3rd century BC (?) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVI. Celts and Galateans Place of origin: Kyrene   BNJ 745 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnikas.v. Κυρήνη Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - L…

Dalion (666)

(3,635 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley M. Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dalion Jacoby number: 666 Attested works: Aithiopika: F1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 666 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of…

Demodamas of Halikarnassos (428)

(1,359 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demodamas of Halikarnassos Jacoby number: 428 Attested works: On Halicarnassus: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIII. Halicarnassus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 428 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment subjec…

Anonymous, Annals (Anonymi, Annales) (544)

(2,428 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Annals (Anonymi, Annales) Jacoby number: 544 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 | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 544 F 1 Source: Kallimachos 407.21 Pf. = Pseudo-Antigonos of Karystos, Ἱστορικὰ Παράδοξα ( Paradoxical Stories) 120 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Chrono…

Asklepiades of Nikaia (339)

(3,761 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Nikaia (Alexandria) Jacoby number: 339 Attested works: Commentaries on the Axones Historian's date: 3rd 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: Nikaia (Alexandria)   BNJ 339 T 1 Source: Suda s.v. ᾽Ασκληπιάδης [Διοτίμου Μυρλεανός .... τὸ δὲ ἄνωθεν γένος ἦν] Νικαεύς· Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Sour…

Possis of Magnesia (480)

(1,668 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Possis of Magnesia Jacoby number: 480 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 | XLVIII. Magnesia Place of origin: Magnesia   BNJ 480 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 12.45 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History and Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Games - Library of Congress Fe…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,716 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) Jacoby number: 758 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 758 F 1a Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etiology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος.... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς…

Olympichos of Samos (537)

(3,135 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D’Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Olympichos of Samos Jacoby number: 537 Attested works: Samian Stories: F1 Historian's date: 4th-3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 537 F 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Exhortation 4.47.2 Work mentioned: Samian Stories Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress F…

Dionysios, On India (717)

(1,476 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Jacoby number: 717 Attested works: On India Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Egypt (?)   BNJ 717 T 1a Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus), Historia naturalis 6.58 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Source genre: Encyclopedia Fragment subject: Ethnology - …

Eumelos (77)

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Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos Jacoby number: 77 Attested works: Historian's date: TPQ 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | . Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 77 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 5-6 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: M. Marković (e…

Hermogenes (of Priene?) (481)

(1,845 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hermogenes (of Priene?) Jacoby number: 481 Attested works: unknown 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 | XLVIII. Magnesia Place of origin: Priene   BNJ 481 T 1 Source: Vitruvius, De architectura 7, preface 12 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: ArchitectureBiography—to 500 - Library of CongressArt h…

Demaretes (42A)

(1,970 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Demaretes Jacoby number: 42A Attested works: Historian's date: …

Demaratos (42)

(3,349 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos Jacoby number: 42 Attested works: On Arkadia: F 2, F 2a; On Phrygia: F 3; On Rivers: F 4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42 F 1 Source: Stobaios, Florilegium 3.39.33 (1.730.7-16 Hense) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Literature, A…

Theodoros of Phokaia (406)

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Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros of Phokaia Jacoby number: 406 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 | XVII. Delphi Place of origin: Phokaia   BNJ 406 T 1 Source: Vitruvius, On Architecture 7 praef. 12 Work mentioned: On Chios Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: Architecture, Ancient - Library of CongressArt, Ancient - Library of CongressHistory,…

Pythermos (80)

(1,502 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pythermos Jacoby number: 80 Attested works: Histories: F1 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Ephesos (?)   BNJ 80 F 1 …

Athanadas, Ambrakia (303)

(3,461 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Athanadas Jacoby number: 303 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 | VI. Ambrakia Place of origin: Ambrakia   BNJ 303 F 1 Source: Antoninos Liberalis, Metamorphoses 4 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd-3rd century AC Source language: Greek Source genre: mythography Fragment subject: patron deities of Ambrakia Textual base: Edgar Martini, Antoninus Liberalis. Transformationum congeries (Leipzig 1896) with Antoninus Liberalis, Metamorphoseon synagoge, ed. Ignazio Cazzaniga (Milano 1962); Jacoby Antoninos Liberalis, Metamorphoses, 4 Κραγαλεύς· ἱστορεῖ Νίκανδρος ῾Ετεροιουμένων ᾱ (F 38 Schn) καὶ ᾽Αθανάδας ᾽Αμβρακικοῖς. (1) Κραγαλεὺς ὁ Δρύοπος ὤικει <τῆς> γῆς τῆς Δρυοπίδος παρὰ τὰ λοῦτρα τὰ ῾Ηρακλέους, ἃ μυθολογοῦσιν ῾Ηρακλέα πλήξαντα τῆι κορύνηι τὰς πλάκας τοῦ ὄρους ἀναβαλεῖν. (2) ὁ δὲ Κραγαλεὺς οὗτος ἐγεγόνει γηραιὸς ἤδη καὶ τοῖς ἐγχωρίοις ἐνομίζετο δίκαιος εἶναι καὶ φρόνιμος· καὶ αὐτῶι νέμοντι βοῦς προσάγουσιν ᾽Απόλλων καὶ ῎Αρτεμις καὶ ῾Ηρακλῆς κριθησόμενοι περὶ ᾽Αμβρακίας τῆς ἐν ᾽Ηπείρωι. (3) καὶ ὁ μὲν ᾽Απόλλων ἑαυτῶι προσήκειν ἔλεγε τὴν πόλιν, ὅτι Μελανεὺς υἱὸς ἦν αὐτοῦ, βασιλεύσας μὲν Δρυόπων καὶ πολέμωι λαβὼν τὴν πᾶσαν ῎Ηπειρον, γεννήσας δὲ παῖδας Εὐρυτον καὶ ᾽Αμβρακίαν, ἀφ᾽ἧς ἡ πόλις ᾽Αμβρακία καλεῖται· καὶ αὐτὸς μέγιστα χαρίσασθαι ταύτηι τῆι πόλει. (4) Σισυφίδας μὲν γὰρ αὐτοῦ προστάξαντος ἀφικομένους κατορθῶσαι τὸν πόλεμον ᾽Αμβρακιώταις τὸν γενόμενον αὐτοῖς πρὸς ᾽Ηπειρώτας· Γόργον δὲ τὸν ἀδελφὸν Κυψέλου κατὰ τοὺς αὐτοῦ χρησμοὺς λαὸν ἔποικον ἀγαγεῖν εἰς ᾽Αμβρακίαν ἐκ Κορίνθου· Φαλαίκωι δὲ τυραννοῦντι τῆς πόλεως αὐτοῦ κατὰ μαντείαν ᾽Αμβρακιώτας ἐπαναστῆσαι καὶ παρὰ τοῦτο πολλοὺς ἀπολέσθαι <καὶ> τὸν Φάλαικον, τὸ δὲ ὅλον αὐτὸς ἐν τῇ πόλει ποιῆσαι πλειστάκις ἐμφύλιον πόλεμον καὶ ἔριδας καὶ στάσιν, ἐμποιῆσαι <δ'> ἀντὶ [του]τῶνδ' εὐνομίαν εὐνομίαν καὶ θέμιν καὶ δίκην, ὅθεν αὐτὸν ἔτι νῦν παρὰ τοῖς ᾽Αμβρακιώταις Σωτῆρα Πύθιον ἐν ἑορταῖς καὶ εἰλαπίναις ἄιδεσθαι. (5) ῎Αρτεμις δὲ τὸ μὲν νεῖκος κατέπαυε τὸ πρὸς τὸν ᾽Απόλλωνα, παρ᾽ ἑκόντος δὲ ἠξίου τὴν ᾽Αμβρακίαν ἔχειν. ἐφίεσθαι γὰρ τῆς πόλεως κατὰ πρόφασιν τοιαύτην· ὅτε Φάλαικος ἐτυράννευε τῆς πόλεως, οὐδενὸς αὐτὸν δυναμένου κατὰ δέος ἀνελεῖν, αὐτὴ κυνηγετοῦντι τῶι Φαλαίκωι προφῆναι σκύμνον λέοντος, ἀναλαβόντος δὲ εἰς τὰς χεῖρας ἐκδραμεῖν ἐκ τῆς ὕλης τὴν μητέρα καὶ προσπεσοῦσαν ἀναρρῆξαι τὰ στέρνα τοῦ Φαλαίκου, τοὺς δ᾽ ᾽Αμβρακιώτας ἐκφυγόντας τὴν δουλείαν ῎Αρτεμιν ῾Ηγεμόνην ἱλάσασθαι, καὶ ποιησαμένους ᾽Αγροτέρης εἴκασμα παραστήσασθαι χάλκεον αὐτῶι θῆρα. (6) ὁ δὲ ῾Ηρακλῆς ἀπεδείκνυεν ᾽Αμβρακίαν τε καὶ τὴν σύμπασαν ῎Ηπειρον οὖσαν ἑαυτοῦ. πολεμήσαντας γὰρ αὐτῶι Κελτοὺς καὶ Χάονας καὶ Θεσπρωτοὺς καὶ σύμπαντας ᾽Ηπειρώτας ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῦ κρατηθῆναι, ὅτε τὰς Γηρυόνου βοῦς συνελθόντες <ἐβούλευον> ἀφελέσθαι· χρόνωι δ᾽ὕστερον λαὸν ἔποικον ἐλθεῖν ἐκ Κορίνθου καὶ τοὺς πρόσθεν ἀναστήσαντας ᾽Αμβρακίαν συνοικίσαι· Κορίνθιοι δὲ πάντες εἰσὶν ἀφ᾽ ῾Ηρακλέους. (7) ἃ διακούσας ὁ Κραγαλεὺς ἔγνω τὴν πόλιν ῾Ηρακλέους εἶναι, ᾽Απόλλων δὲ κατ᾽ ὀργὴν ἁψάμενος αὐτοῦ τῆι χειρὶ πέτρον ἐποίησεν ἵναπερ εἱστήκει, ᾽Αμβρακιῶται δὲ ᾽Απόλλωνι μὲν Σωτῆρι θύουσι, τὴν δὲ πόλιν ῾Ηρακλέους καὶ τῶν ἐκείνου παίδων νενομίκασι, Κραγαλεῖ δὲ μετὰ τὴν ἑορτὴν ῾Ηρακλέους ἔντομα θύουσιν …

Dionysios of Samos (15)

(13,257 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Samos Jacoby number: 15 Attested works: Kyklos: F1-F9, F12; On Problems: F15 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: Samos(?)   BNJ 1…

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(17,957 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 November 2017. Carawan, Edwin (Missouri State University)
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