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Zeno (Deinon?) (684)

(674 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Zeno (Deinon?) Jacoby number: 684 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | V. Babylonia, Assyria, Media, Persia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 684 F 1 Source: (Eusebios)? Kephalion, Chronography (ed. Karst), p. 29.3 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 3rd-4th century AD Source language: Armenian Source genre: History, Ancient--Chronology - Library o…

Timaios, Περὶ Συρίας (On Syria) (848)

(900 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Timaios Jacoby number: 848 Attested works: Concerning Syria and its Cities and Kings: T1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXII. Syria Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 848 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τίμαιος ὁ ἱστορικός (τ 600 Adler) Work mentioned: Concerning Syria and its Cities and Kings Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of…

Chrysippos (832)

(1,007 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Jacoby number: 832 Attested works: Italian History: F1 Historian's date: unknown 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 832 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 28B, 312D Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Rome, HistoryMythology - Library …

Jason, Περὶ τῶν ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ἱερῶν ἐν ᾽Αλεξανδρείᾳ (632)

(951 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Jason, Περὶ τῶν ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ἱερῶν ἐν ᾽Αλεξανδρείᾳ Jacoby number: 632 Attested works: Concerning the Shrines (?) of Alexander in Alexandria: F1 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 632 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 14.12, 620D Work mentioned: Concerning the Shrines (?) of Alexander in Alexandria Source date: 2nd - 3rd ce…

Glaukos (806)

(2,486 words)

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…

Pythokles of Samos (833)

(2,096 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 OCtober 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pythokles of Samos Jacoby number: 833 Attested works: Italian History: F1a, F1b; On Concord: F2; Treatise on Agriculture: F3 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 833 F 1a Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 14A p. 309A-B Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: My…

Demetrios of Odessos (808)

(1,355 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Odessos Jacoby number: 808 Attested works: On Odessos: T1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: Odessos   BNJ 808 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, ᾽Ὀδησσός Work mentioned: On Odessos Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of CongressMythology - Library of Congre…

Laitos (-Mochos) (784)

(7,508 words)

Author(s): López-Ruiz, Carolina
This entry was prepared by Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Laitos (-Mochos) Jacoby number: 784 Attested works: Phoenician Antiquities: F1a, F6 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVI. Phoenicia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 784 T 1 Source: Tatian, Address to the Greeks 37 (Schwartz) Work mentioned: Phoenician Antiquities Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History …

Bion Soleus (668)

(5,758 words)

Author(s): Stanley, Burstein
This entry was prepared by Burstein Stanley and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Bion Soleus Jacoby number: 668 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1-3; F1-F6 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: Soloi, probably in Cilicia   BNJ 668 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 4.58 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Li…

Theodoros, περὶ ῾Ρωμαίων (822)

(333 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros Jacoby number: 822 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain 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 822 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 2.104 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Rhetoric, Ancient - Library of Congress Philosophy, An…

Alexarchos (829)

(1,075 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Alexarchos Jacoby number: 829 Attested works: Italian History: F1 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 829 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 7B p. 307C Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of CongressMilitary History, Anc…

Androsthenes of Thasos (711)

(7,182 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Androsthenes Jacoby number: 711 Attested works: Sailing Along the Indian Coast: F1 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Thasos   BNJ 711 T 1 Source: Arrianos, Indian History 18.4 (= Nearchos BNJ 133 F 1) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subj…

Dionysios, On Egypt (653)

(673 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Jacoby number: 653 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 5th century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: Unknown   BNJ 653 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Architecture, Ancient - Library of Con…

Demetrios (777)

(1,421 words)

Author(s): Pàmias, Jordi
This entry was prepared by Jordi Pàmias and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios Jacoby number: 777 Attested works: On Pamphylia: F1 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIII. Pamphylia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 777 F 1 Source: Tzetzes, Ioannes, Scholia on Lykophron, Alexandra 444 Work mentioned: On Pamphylia Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragmen…

Aristokreon (667)

(5,150 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokreon Jacoby number: 667 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1-F4 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 667 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancie…

Eudoros of Alexandria (650)

(4,212 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Eudoros of Alexandria Jacoby number: 650 Attested works: On Geography: T1 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 650 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 17.1.5, C 790 Work mentioned: On Geography Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Literatur…

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 …

Agesilaos (828)

(865 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Agesilaos Jacoby number: 828 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain 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 828 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela Minora 29 B, p. 312 E Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Mythology, Greek - …

Nikarchos (731)

(1,152 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Nikarchos Jacoby number: 731 Attested works: On Jews (F1) Historian's date: 3rd century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Egypt?   BNJ 731 F 1 Source: Photios, Lexikon, s.v. ῎Αλφα (p. 83, 10 R, ed. Naber, Reitzenstein) Work mentioned: On Jews Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and critic…

Joannes Hyrcanus (736)

(972 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Ioannes Hyrkanos Jacoby number: 736 Attested works: Chronicle (Annals?) of the High-PriesthoodT1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Judaea   BNJ 736 T 1 Source: Old Testament, 1 Maccabees 16:23-24 Work mentioned: Chronicle (Annals?) of the High-Priesthood Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Judaism - Li…
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