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Demetrios of Argos (304)

(2,577 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Argos Jacoby number: 304 Attested works: Argolic History: T 1, F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 304 T 1 Source: Herodian, Περὶ μονήρους λέξεως 32.9 (‘On Singular Words’) Work mentioned: Argolic History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Linguistics - Library of Congress Fragment s…

Malakos (552)

(3,289 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Malakos Jacoby number: 552 Attested works: Annals of the people of Siphnos: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXVIII. Siphnos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 552 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.92 p. 267 A-B Work mentioned: Annals of the people of Siphnos Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and …

Diodoros (452)

(516 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diodoros Jacoby number: 452 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 452 F 1 Source: Scholia (Ambrosianus [K]) on Theokritos, 2, 120a Work mentioned: Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: scholia Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: C. Wendel, Scholia in T…

Chersiphron and Metagenes (420)

(1,218 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018 . About this Historian Historian: Chersiphron and Metagenes Jacoby number: 420 Attested works: A work on the building of the temple of Artemis at Ephesos: T 1 Historian's date: 340-250 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: Knossos   BNJ 420 T 1 Source: Vitruvius Pollio, M., On Architecture 7 praef. 12 Work mentioned: A work on the building of the temple of Artemis at Ephesos Source date: 1st century BC Source l…

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…

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…

Zenis of Chios (393)

(1,810 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenis of Chios Jacoby number: 393 Attested works: On My Native Country: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century AD (TAQ) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: Chios   BNJ 393 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.77, 601F Work mentioned: On My Native Country Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of CongressLiterature, A…

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…

Anonymous, On Argos (De Argo) (311)

(2,534 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by B.W. Millis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Argos Jacoby number: 311 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 311 T 1 Source: Josephus, Contra Apionem 1.17 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of CongressLiterature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragm…

Erxias (449)

(1,596 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Erxias Jacoby number: 449 Attested works: History of Kolophon: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXIV. Kolophon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 449 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.561f-562a Work mentioned: History of Kolophon Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of C…

Apollonios (403)

(1,056 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Jacoby number: 403 Attested works: On Delphi: F 1 Historian's date: 2nd 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: unknown   BNJ 403 F 1 Source: Photios, Lexikon 1321-1322 Work mentioned: On Delphi Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual…

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…

Diogenes of Sikyon (503)

(786 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diogenes of Sikyon Jacoby number: 503 Attested works: Historian's date: first half of 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LVII. Peloponnesos Place of origin: Sikyon   BNJ 503 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae Philosophorum 6.81 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography - …

Polygnostos (473)

(1,742 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Polygnostos Jacoby number: 473 Attested works: On Kyzikos (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: unknown (Kyzikos?)   BNJ 473 F 1 Source: Scholion L+ on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1.989-91, 996-7 Work mentioned: On Kyzikos Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Lib…

Theodoros of Phokaia (406)

(1,531 words)

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,…

Philokrates (601)

(1,891 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Philokrates Jacoby number: 601 Attested works: Thessalika or Thessalian Affairs: F 2 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXIV. Tenos Place of origin: Thessaly   BNJ 601 F 1a Source: Apollodoros, Bibliotheca 3. 176 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: My…

Themison (374)

(2,537 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Themison Jacoby number: 374 Attested works: On Pallene(?): F1a-F1b Historian's date: unknown 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 374 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.26 p. 235a Work mentioned: On Pallene(?) Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Con…

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, Antonin…

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…

Theseus (453)

(2,901 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theseus Jacoby number: 453 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 453 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Θησεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: sports - Library of Congress Textual base: A. Adler, Suidiae Lexi…

Akesandros of Cyrene (469)

(3,943 words)

Author(s): Nicolai, Roberto
This entry was prepared by Roberto Nicolai and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Akesandros of Cyrene Jacoby number: 469 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th-2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XL. Cyrene Place of origin: Cyrene   BNJ 469 F 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 4, 57 (Tzetzes On Lykophron 886) Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(6,591 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: F1-F2, Commentaries on the Attic Dialect: F3-F7, F8(?)-F19(?) Historian's date: 2nd - 1st 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: Thyateira   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre…

Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) (427)

(7,842 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) Jacoby number: 427 Attested works: On Euboia: F 1-F 5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXII. Euboea Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 427 F 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Ταμύναι (tau 66) Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, An…

Pherekydes of Leros (475)

(1,286 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Leros Jacoby number: 475 Attested works: On Leros (T1); On Iphigeneia (T1); On the Feasts of Dionysos (T1); uncertain (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLIV. Leros Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 475 T 1 Source: Suda. s.v Φερεκύδης Λέριος Work mentioned: On Leros; On Iphigeneia; On the Feasts of Dionysos Source date: 10th century AD Source langu…

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(17,957 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: On Decrees: T1a-5a; T6; F7-10; F13-16b; F20 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: Macedonia Abbreviations: ATL: B.D. Meritt, H.T. Wade-Gery and M.F. McGregor, The Athenian Tribute Lists 4 vols. (Cambridge, MA and Princeton 1939–53) Erdas: D. Erdas, Cratero il Macedone. T…

Anonymous, On Miletos (De Mileto) (496)

(6,469 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 496 Attested works: Milesian Histories(?): F1; Amphiktyonic Discourse(?): F8, F9; Milesian Discourse(?): F9 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LIV. Miletus Place of origin: Miletos(?)   BNJ 496 F 1 Source: Parthenios, Erotic Sufferings 14, ‘About Antheus’ Work mentioned: Milesian Histories(?) Source date: 1st Source language: Gre…

Pytheos-Satyros (429)

(4,127 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pytheos-Satyros Jacoby number: 429 Attested works: unknown: F 1; Historian's date: 4th 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 429 T 1 Source: Vitruvius, On Architecture 7 praef. 12 Work mentioned: unknown Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: Architecture, Ancient - Library of CongressArt, Ancient - Library o…

Epimenides (457)

(36,714 words)

Author(s): Toye, David
This entry was prepared by David Toye and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: The Birth of the Kouretes and Korybantes: T 1; Theogony: T 1; The Building of the Argo: T 1; The Voyage of Jason to Kolchis: T 1; On Sacrifices and the Constitution in Crete: T 1; On Minos and Rhadamanthys: T 1; Purifier: T 3a; Purifications: T 7; Oracles: T 8a, F 2; Kretika: T 9a, T 9b; History of the Telchines: T 10, F 22: Genealogies: F 12a, F 12b; Kretika: F 18, F 19 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Hor…

Hereas of Megara (486)

(3,646 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hereas Jacoby number: 486 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LI. Megara Place of origin: Megara   BNJ 486 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Theseus 20 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: J…

Makar(eus) (of Kos?) (456)

(2,396 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Makar(eus) (of Kos?) Jacoby number: 456 Attested works: Histories of Kos: F 1a, F 1b Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVII. Kos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 456 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 6.262C Work mentioned: Histories of Kos Source date: c. 170 AD - c. 230 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient—History and Criticism - Librar…

Anaxandridas (404)

(5,352 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anaxandridas Jacoby number: 404 Attested works: On the Offerings Stolen from Delphi F1; On Lykoreia F8; On the Delphic Oracle F8a Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd 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: Delphi   BNJ 404 T 1 Source: Scholia on Euripides, Orestes 1637 Work mentioned: n. a. Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--…

Herophanes of Troizen (605)

(2,963 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Herophanes of Troizen Jacoby number: 605 Attested works: Stories of the People of Troizen: F1 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVIII. Troizen Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 605 F 1 Source: Pausanias 2.34.4-5 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Chronology; GenealogyMythology Fragment subject: G…

Kreophylos (417)

(6,152 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018.About this Historian Historian:KreophylosJacoby number:417Attested works:Annals of the Ephesians: F1Historian's date:1st half of 3rd century BC ?Historical focus:III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. EphesusPlace of origin:Ephesos   BNJ 417 F 1 Source:Athenaios 8.62, 361c-eWork mentioned:Annals of the EphesiansSource date:c. 200 ADSource language:GreekSource genre:Literary miscellanyFragment subject:local historyTextual bas…

Timotheos (313)

(1,285 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by B.W. Millis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Timotheos Jacoby number: 313 Attested works: Argolika: F 1; On Rivers: F 2 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 313 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 18.3 ( Mor. 1160F–1161A) Work mentioned: Argolika Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of CongressNatural history - Library of …

Timogenes of Miletos (435)

(1,390 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Timogenes of Miletos Jacoby number: 435 Attested works: On Herakleia Pontike and its Learned Men: T 1 Historian's date: uncertain 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: Miletos   BNJ 435 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τιμαγένης ἢ Τιμογένης Work mentioned: On Herakleia Pontike and its Learned Men Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexic…

Diokles of Rhodes (302)

(1,462 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diokles of Rhodes Jacoby number: 302 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IV. Aetolia Place of origin: Rhodes   BNJ 302 F 1 Source: Plutarch (Ploutarchos), De fluviis 22.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: science - Library of Congress Textual base: E.C. Dorda, A. De Lazzer, E.Pe…

Deinarchos of Delos (399)

(2,892 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Deinarchos of Delos Jacoby number: 399 Attested works: Deliaka F2 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVI. Delos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 399 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Deinarchos (De Dinarcho) 1 (Usener H.-Radermacher L., 1) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Rhetoric, Anc…

Dioxippos of Corinth (454)

(1,068 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Dioxippos of Corinth Jacoby number: 454 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: Corinth   BNJ 454 F 1 Source: Natalis Comes (Natale Conti), Mythologiae 4 p. 950 ed. Genev. Work mentioned: Source date: 16th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: mythography Fragment subject: myth - mythical figure- …

Pyrander (504)

(2,186 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Pyrander Jacoby number: 504 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LVII. Peloponnesos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 504 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela Graeca et Romana (Parallela minora) 315 A Work mentioned: Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Gree…

Hegias of Troizen (606)

(4,140 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Hegias of Troizen Jacoby number: 606 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVIII. Troizen Place of origin: Troizen   BNJ 606 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 1.2.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Libra…

Heropythos (448)

(3,456 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Heropythos Jacoby number: 448 Attested works: Annals of the Kolophonians: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXIV. Kolophon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 448 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 7.297e Work mentioned: Annals of the Kolophonians Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Li…

Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

(2,970 words)

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…

Lykeas of Argos (312)

(5,815 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Lykeas of Argos Jacoby number: 312 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: Argos   BNJ 312 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Graecae descriptio 1.13.8 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Travel, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Poetry, Ancient - Library of CongressBiography—to …

Artemon of Klazomenai (443)

(957 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Artemon Jacoby number: 443 Attested works: Annals of Klazomenai: F 1, Concerning Homer: F 2 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXII. Klazomenai Place of origin: Klazomenai   BNJ 443 F 1 Source: Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 12.38 Work mentioned: Annals of Klazomenai Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Animals - Library of Con…

Autesion (298)

(2,855 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Autesion Jacoby number: 298 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 | I. Achaia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 298 F 1a Source: Scholia on Pindar, Olympian 1.37a Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: commentaries-history and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress T…

Artemidoros of Ephesos (438)

(1,303 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 1 October 2019. About this Historian Historian: Artemidoros of Ephesos Jacoby number: 438 Attested works: Geographic Descriptions(?) (F1); Ionian Commentaries(?) (F1) Historian's date: 1st-2nd 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: Ephesos   BNJ 438 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 3.111d Work mentioned: Ionian Commentaries (Geographic Descriptions?) Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Sou…

Telephanes (371)

(1,606 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Jacoby number: 371 Attested works: On the City: F1 Historian's date: 3rd century AD TAQ 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 371 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistai 14.3 p. 614D-E Work mentioned: On the City Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient –History and criticism Fragment subject: Literature, Ancient…

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,684 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos of Corinth Jacoby number: 451 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: Corinth   BNJ 451 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria (T. Flavius Clemens), Stromateis 6.26.7 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, 2nd-3rd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Religion - Library of Congress Fragment…

Hypermenes (394)

(1,425 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hypermenes Jacoby number: 394 Attested works: On Chios: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 394 F 1 Source: Ptolemaios Chennos (= Photius, Library [190] 152b20-5) Work mentioned: On Chios Source date: 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressCommentaries--Hi…

Anonymous, On Chios (395)

(3,905 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Chios Jacoby number: 395 Attested works: On Chios: F 1-2 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 395 F 1 Source: Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 16.39 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Animals - Library of CongressNatural history - Library of CongressHistory, Ancien…

Dionysios the Sicilian (567)

(1,342 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios the Sicilian Jacoby number: 567 Attested works: Sicilian Affairs (F1) Historian's date: unknown 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 567 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Minor Parallels 305c-d (ed. Nachstädt, Sieveking, and Titchener 2.2,3.20-4.6) Work mentioned: Sicilian Affairs Source date: 2nd century AD Source …

Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) (375)

(1,129 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 375 Attested works: Boundaries of the City: F1 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd - 1st century BC (uncertain) 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 375 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes, Birds 997 Work mentioned: Boundaries of the City Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and critici…

Philomnestos (527)

(2,732 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Philomnestos Jacoby number: 527 Attested works: On the Sminthia on Rhodes: F 1; Historian's date: late Hellenistic period 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 527 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistae 3.74f–75a Work mentioned: On the Sminthia on Rhodes Source date: 2nd century AD - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etymology - Library …

Moschion (575)

(4,971 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Moschion Jacoby number: 575 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 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 575 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 5.40-4 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Xenophanes of Kolophon (450)

(2,005 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Xenophanes of Kolophon Jacoby number: 450 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: c. 550-470 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXIV. Kolophon Place of origin: Kolophon   BNJ 450 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 9.20 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography—to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment su…

Autokrates (297)

(2,365 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Autokrates Jacoby number: 297 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 | I. Achaia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 297 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 11.2 (460d) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: food - Library of Congress literature, ancient-history and criticism - Library of Congress Fragmen…

Damon (389)

(2,632 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Damon Jacoby number: 389 Attested works: On Byzantion: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century AD (TAQ) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIII. Byzantium Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 389 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistai 10.59 (442C) Work mentioned: On Byzantion Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient—History and criticism - Library of Congr…

Eualkes of Priene (418)

(1,007 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Eualkes of Priene Jacoby number: 418 Attested works: Ephesiaka: F 2 Historian's date: 3rd century BC ? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: Priene   BNJ 418 F 1 Source: Inschriften von Priene 37.118-22 (152-6 Magnetto) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: c. 190 BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Politics and government - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, A…

Xenophon of Ephesos (419)

(1,002 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon of Ephesos Jacoby number: 419 Attested works: Ephesiaka: T 1 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 419 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Ξενοφῶν, ξ 50 Adler Work mentioned: Ephesiaka Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressCommentaries--…
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