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Anonymous, On Persia (696)

(86,911 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Persia Jacoby number: 696 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC 6th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 696 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geographica , 15.3.23 Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Criticism - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica, 15.3.23συνέβη δὲ τοῖς Πέρσαις …

Abaris (34)

(2,806 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda , α 18 , s.v. Abaris (῎Αβαρις) Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, α 18 , s.v. Abaris (῎Αβαρις)Σκύθης, Σεύθου υἱός. συνεγράψα…

Anonymous, On Rome and Italy (840)

(41,086 words)

Author(s): Bucher, Gregory S.
This entry was prepared by Gregory Bucher and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Rome and Italy Jacoby number: 840 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC 5th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 840 F 1a Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities, 1.4.2-1.6.2 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities, 1.4.2-1.6.2ἔτι γὰρ…

Theodoros (of Samos) (542)

(1,223 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros (of Samos) Jacoby number: 542 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th 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 542 T 1 Source: M. Vitruvius Pollio, On Architecture 7, 12 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Fragment subject: architecture, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Vitruvius Pollio, M., O…

Skylax of Karyanda (709)

(13,583 words)

Author(s): Kaplan, Philip
This entry was prepared by Philip Kaplan and published on 1 April 2019. 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-F7b; Circumnavigation of the Inhabited Sea of Europe, Asia and Africa: F8-F13 Historian's date: 6th - 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Karyanda   BNJ 709 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σκύλαξ Work mentioned: Circumnavigation …

Pausimachos von Samos (2034)

(1,101 words)

Author(s): Seubert, Philipp
This entry was prepared by Philipp Seubert and was first published online in December 2017. About this Historian Historian: Pausimachos von Samos Jacoby number: 2034 Attested works: unknown Historian's date: 6th-5th century BC? Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Samos   FGrHist 2034 T 1 Source: Avienus, Postumius Rufius Festus, Sea Coasts (Ora Maritima) , 36-50 ( FGrHist 2009 F1) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century CE Source language: Latin Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Avienus, Postumius Ruf…

Aristeas (35)

(35,675 words)

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…

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Abaris (Ἄβαρις), α 18 Adler Work mentioned: Marriage of the…

Theodoros (of Samos) (542)

(2,020 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros (of Samos) Jacoby number: 542 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th 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 542 T 1 Source: Vitruvius Pollio, M., De architectura 7 praef. 12 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: Architecture, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Architecture, Anci…

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 …

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 - …

Timokritos (522)

(2,635 words)

Author(s): Higbie, Carolyn
This entry was prepared by Carolyn Higbie and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Timokritos Jacoby number: 522 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIII. Rhodes Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 522 F 1 Source: Lindian Chronicle C § 23 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Lindian Chronicle, C § 23 Τοὶ μετὰ Κλευβούλου στρατεύσαντες εἰ…

Nikandros, son of Anaxagoras, and Nikandros, son of Damaios, of Kolophon (271-272)

(29,840 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros, son of Anaxagoras, and Nikandros, son of Damaios, of Kolophon Jacoby number: 271-272 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 271-272 T 1 Source: SIG 452 (T.W. Dittenberger) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Inscriptions - Library of Congr…

Diophantos (805)

(4,082 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Diophantos Jacoby number: 805 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 805 T 1 Source: Agatharchides, On the Red Sea (Excerpts), 5, 64 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Agatharchides, On the Red S…

Anonymous, On Etruria (De Etruria) (706)

(38,953 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Etruria (De Etruria) Jacoby number: 706 Attested works: Defence against the Tyrrhenians: F1a F1b; The Tyrrhenian Speech: F2; uncertain: F3, F14b, F18c, F22a, F22a, F24b, F24c, F34, F35; On Etruria: F4a; F5; Origins: F9a, F10 - F13; Italic Cities: F14a; Theogony: F15; Histories: F16, F17a, F18a, F21, F23b, F31; Bibliotheka and possibly History: F17b; Ab urbe condita History of Rome: F17c; Natural History: F18b, F19b, F37a; On Geography: F19a, F24a, F37b; Antiquitates …

Hekataios of Miletos (1)

(120,653 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Hekataios of Miletos Jacoby number: 1 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 1 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Ἑκαταῖος ῾Ηγησάνδρου Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography-to 500 - Library of Congress History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biograp…

Menaichmos of Sikyon (131)

(13,407 words)

Author(s): Tuci, Paolo A.
This entry was prepared by Paolo A. Tuci and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Menaichmos of Sikyon Jacoby number: 131 Attested works: History about the Time of Alexander of Macedonia: F1; On His Own Art: F2; On the Art of Engraving: T4c; Pythikos: F2; On Artists: F3-5 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin:   BNJ 131 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, s.v. Μέναιχμος Work mentioned: History about the Time of Alexander of Macedonia Sourc…

Appendix on Skythia (845)

(4,620 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Appendix on Skythia Jacoby number: 845 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 6th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 845 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 7.3.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Katasterismoi, 7.3.61. Ἀπολλόδωρος ἐν τῶι δευτέρωι Περὶ νεῶν προοιμιαζομένος ... ἐπαινεῖ... ᾽Ερατοσθένους ἀπόφασιν, ὅτι φησὶν ἐκεῖνος κ…

Aristeas (35)

(20,916 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Aristeas Jacoby number: 35 Attested works: On the Arimaspoi: T1 - T7B, F1A - F9, Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 35 T 1 Source: Suda , α 3900, s.v. Aristeas Adler Work mentioned: On the Arimaspoi Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress my…

Bias (439)

(483 words)

Author(s): Busine, Aude
This entry was prepared by Aude Busine and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Bias Jacoby number: 439 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIX. Ionia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 439 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 1.85 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philoso…