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Phainias of Eresos (1012)

(33,747 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
Originally published as: Engels, Johannes. “Phainias of Eresos (1012)." 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. About This Historian Historian: Phainias of Eresos Jacoby number: 1012 Attested works: On the Tyrants of Sicily : F 1; F 2? Tyrants Killed in Revenge : F 3, F 4; F 5, F 6? The Prytaneis of Eresos : F 7; F 8 F 9, F 10? On the Socratics : F 11; F 12? On Poets : F 13 Historian's date: 4th century BC; floruit…
Date: 2018-11-01

Philiskos of Miletos (1013)

(7,974 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
[= 337 bis] Originally published as: Engels, Johannes. “Philiskos of Miletos (1013)." 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. About This Historian Historian: Philiskos of Miletos Jacoby number: 1013 Attested works: A Milesian Speech : T 1b Amphictyonic Speech : T 1b Treatise on Rhetoric : T 1b, T 9 Collection of Famous Sayings of Isokrates : T 1b History of Egypt : T 9 History of Sicily : T 9 Agains the T…
Date: 2018-11-01

Demetrio di Skepsis (2013)

(36,618 words)

Author(s): Biraschi, Anna Maria
This entry was written by Anna Maria Biraschi and published on 1 July 2011. About This Historian Historian: Demetrios of Skepsis Jacoby number: 2013 Attested works: Τρωικὸς διάκοσμος / Trojan catalogue : T 1, T 4, T 11, F 1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Skepsis (Asia Minor)   FGrHist 2013 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 13.1.55 C609 Work mentioned: Τρωικὸς διάκοσμος / Trojan catalogue Source date: 1st century BC-1st century AD Source origin: unknown Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography - Library of…

Nikagoras von Kypros (2032)

(6,442 words)

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

Skymnos (2047)

(8,054 words)

Author(s): Orth, Christian
This entry was written by Christian Orth and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Skymnos Jacoby number: 2047 Attested works: Εὐρώπη / Europa: F 1, 2, 3, Ἀσία / Asia: F 6, 7, 8, 9 Historian's date: 3rd-2nd century BC Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: Chios Einleitung Skymnos von Chios (zu der Herkunft vgl. F 2 und F 5) wird bei dem Paradoxographen Apollonios (F 5), bei Herodian (F 9), Stephanos v. Byzanz (F 1, 2, 6 und 8) und in den Scholien zu Apollonios Rhodios (F 3, 4 u…
Date: 2017-10-19

Protagoras (2044)

(2,414 words)

Author(s): Dueck, Daniela
This entry was written by Daniela Dueck and published on 1 July 2011 About This Historian Historian: Protagoras Jacoby number: 2044 Attested works: γεωμετρία τῆς οἰκουμένης / Geometry of the Inhabited World γεωγραφία / Geography Historian's date: 2nd-3rd century AD Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown Commentary Protagoras was a geographer active probably in the second or third century CE, certainly after Claudius Ptolemy. He followed Ptolemy’s approach to geography and was one of the main sources of Markianos of Herakleia (see FGrHist
Date: 2017-10-19

Zenothemis (2054)

(7,015 words)

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

Pseudo-Skymnos (2048)

(38,997 words)

Author(s): Korenjak, Martin
This entry was written by Martin Korenjak and published on 1 July 2011. Einleitung zum Kommentar Was sich von den Jamben des Ps.-S. erhalten hat, ist in zwei (sich etwas überschneidenden) Teilen überliefert: Codex unicus für 1-743 ist die aus dem 13.Jh. stammende geographische Sammelhandschrift Parisinus Gr. Suppl. 443 (D).1 722-1026 lassen sich aus der anonymen frühbyzantinischen Kompilation Periplus Ponti Euxini gewinnen, die ihrerseits ganz oder teilweise in vier wichtigen Handschriften (ABVW) erhalten ist.2 Die sonstige Nebenüberlieferung besteht nur aus den zwei…
Date: 2019-01-01

Ischomachos (1058)

(1,265 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Isomachus: On the School of Hippocrates (1058)." 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 Ischomachus of Bithynia can be roughly dated to the period of the 1st cent. b.c.–1st cent. a.d. 1 His work suggests that he was a physician. A firm terminus ante quem is provided by Erotianus, the Neronian phys…

Telephos of Pergamon (1071)

(2,883 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 505] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Telephus of Pergamum: On the Kings of Pergamum. Lives of Tragic and of Comic Poets (1071)." 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 Telephus of Pergamum1, whose name recalls the local hero Telephus2, was born in the eighties or nineties of the 1st century a.d. and, according to Galenus (T 3), lived to be …

Amyntianos (1072)

(1,875 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= FGrHist 150] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Amyntianus: Parallel Lives. On Alexander. On Olympias (1072)." 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 Amyntianus can securely be dated to the times of the Antonine Emperors. He wrote a book On Alexander, which was either a biography, monograph or an encomium1, and dedicated it to the Emperor Marcu…

Philo of Byblos (1060)

(12,530 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 790] First published online in August 2011.Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Philo of Byblus: On the Rule of Hadrian. About Cities and their Famous Citizens (1060)." 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 Philo of Byblus1 can be dated fairly securely to the time of the 1st–2nd century a.d. He was a client or perhaps even a free…

Theseus (1078)

(1,964 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 453] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Theseus: Lives of Famous Men (1078)." 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 Theseus remains obscure1. Regarding his name, he probably came from Athens and lived in the period of the 2nd - 3rd century a.d. The first dated instance of his name belongs to the 2nd century. There are als…

Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)

(285,242 words)

Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 3. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. About This Historian Historian: Hermippos of Smyrna Jacoby number: 1026 Attested works: On Lawgivers : T 7; F 1-F 8; F 70? On the Seven Sages : T 8; F 9-F 20; F 65? On Pythagoras : T 9; F 21-F 26; F 27? On Aristotle : T 10; F 28-F 33; F 73? F 89? On Theophrastos : T 11, T 20; F 34-F 38 On Those who Converted from Philosophy to [...…
Date: 2018-11-01

Potamon of Mytilene (1085)

(5,201 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 147] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Potamon of Mytilene: Encomium on Caesar. Encomium on Brutus (1085)." 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 The orator Potamon of Mytilene1, son of Lesbonax, enters into history shortly after the Battle of Pharsalus (48 b.c.) when he undertook an embassy, together with the famous Lesbian poet Crina…

Seleukos of Alexandria (1056)

(3,156 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 341] [= 634] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Seleucus of Alexandria: On Lives of Philosophers (1056)." 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 The grammarian Seleucus1 can be securely dated to the time of Augustus and Tiberius. He came from Alexandria, but lived in Rome, where we find him in the learned c…

Apollonios of Tyana (1064)

(10,554 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
First published online in August 2011.Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Apollonius of Tyana: Life of Pythagoras (1064)." 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 Apollonius of Tyana is more a figure of legend and lore than of history. Thus, talking about his life involves separating different layers of tradition rather than writing a continuous vita1. T…
Date: 2018-11-01

Christodoros of Koptos (1084)

(1,397 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 283] First published online in August 2011.Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Christodorus of Coptus: On the Disciples of the Great Proclus (1084)." 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 Christodorus of Coptus, epic poet in the style of Nonnus1, dates to the reign of Anastasius (a.d. 491-518), whose capture of Isauria he also…

Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) (764)

(5,690 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) Jacoby number: 764 Attested works: On Libya: F1, F19b Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 764 F 1 Source: Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6 Work mentioned: On Libya Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6Θεοκλῆς δὲ ἐν τῆι τετάρτηι περὶ τὴν Σύρτιν λέγει γίνεσ…

Androkles (751)

(1,519 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Androkles Jacoby number: 751 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 751 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Magnum (Gaisford T.) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Photius apud Etymologicum Magnum], 738, 40, Σφηκώδεις Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Etymo…

Leon of Alabanda (278)

(8,110 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Leon of Alabanda Jacoby number: 278 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, late 4th century BC (TPQ)-5th century AD 3rd 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 278 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Λέων ᾽Αλαβανδεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress histo…

Charon of Lampsakos (262)

(37,736 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Charon of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 262 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th 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 262 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χάρων· Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΧάρωνΛαμψακηνός, υἱὸς Πυθοκλέους· γε…

Deinias of Argos (306)

(6,435 words)

Author(s): Tell, Håkan
This entry was prepared by Håkan Tell and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Deinias of Argos Jacoby number: 306 Attested works: 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 | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 306 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Aratos 3.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: despotism - Library of Congress revolutions - Library of Congress law, ancient - …

Theochrestos (761)

(2,605 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theochrestos Jacoby number: 761 Attested works: On Libya: F1a, F1b Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 761 T 1 Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Natural History, 1, 37 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: natural history - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby P…

Melanthios of Athens (326)

(3,339 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Melanthios of Athens Jacoby number: 326 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 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: unknown   BNJ 326 F 1 Source: Harpokration, Lexicon on Ten Attic Orators γ 18, s.v. γρυπάνιον ( Suda, γ 468, s.v. γρυπάνιον (Adler)); Etymologicum Genuinum, p. 79 (Miller); Etymologicum Magnum, p. 242.10 (Gaisford); Lexicon Sab…

Ion of Chios (392)

(27,889 words)

Author(s): Katsaros, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Katsaros and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Ion of Chios Jacoby number: 392 Attested works: uncertain: T1, uncertain: T2, uncertain: T3, uncertain: T4, uncertain: T5a, uncertain: T5b, uncertain: T5c, uncertain: T6, uncertain: T7, uncertain: T8, Foundation of Chios: F1, Foundation of Chios: F2, Foundation of Chios: F3, Epidemiai: F4, Epidemiai: F5, Epidemiai: F6, Epidemiai: F7, Sunekdemetikos: F8, Epidemiai: F9, uncertain: F10, Epidemiai: F11, Epidemiai: F12, Epidemiai: F13, Epidemiai: F14, Epidemiai: F15, Epidem…

Ephoros (70)

(182,346 words)

Author(s): Parker, Victor
This entry was prepared by Victor Parker and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ephoros Jacoby number: 70 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 70 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ῎Εφιππος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ῎Εφιππος῎Εφιππος· ** Κυμαῖος, υἱὸς Δημοφίλου, οἱ δὲ ᾽Αντιόχου· ᾽Ισοκρ…

Dieuchidas of Megara (485)

(6,611 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Dieuchidas of Megara Jacoby number: 485 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 485 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 6.2.26.28 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, c. 150 – before 215 AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: transmission of texts - Library of Congress Tex…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,769 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. 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 , Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium , Κύπρος .... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς Κινύρου· <ἢ τῆς Βύβλου καὶ ᾽Αφροδίτης, ὡς Φιλοστέφανος ἐν τῶι Περὶ νήσων καὶ ῎Ιστρος ἐν ᾽Αποικ…

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Hyperide) (401b)

(8,667 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Hyperide) Jacoby number: 401b Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 401b T 1a Source: Demosthenes, On the Crown (Or. 18) 134 Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress symbouleutic oratory Textual base: Jacoby Demosthenes, On the Crown (18.18), 134τοιγαροῦν εἰδυῖα ταῦθ᾽ ἡ βουλὴ ἡ ἐξ…

Baton of Sinope (268)

(6,386 words)

Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Baton of Sinope Jacoby number: 268 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 268 T 1 Source: Strabo, On Geography 12.3.11, C546 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress histor…

Ariston of Alexandria (649)

(2,802 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ariston of Alexandria Jacoby number: 649 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 649 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 17, 1, 5, 790 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, last quarter of the 1st BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress transmission of texts - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strab…

Rufus (826)

(1,504 words)

Author(s): Northwood, Simon
This entry was prepared by Simon Northwood and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Rufus Jacoby number: 826 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 826 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca (Bekker I.) [Vide: Agatharchides, anonymus.Proclus & Ptolemaeus Chennus apud Photium], 161, 104 a 39 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textu…

Pherekydes of Athens (3)

(113,741 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Athens Jacoby number: 3 Attested works: Histories: F22a, Histories: F52, Historian's date: 5th century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown R.L. Fowler, Early Greek Mythography 1 (Oxford 2000) has vastly improved the text of Pherekydes and, as a result, our understanding of the Historiai and the fragments of the other ancient mythographers. Un…

Aristodemos of Elis (414)

(3,246 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Aristodemos of Elis Jacoby number: 414 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVIII. Elis and Olympia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 414 F 1 Source: Eusebios of Caesarea, Chronicle I p. 90, 17 (ed. Karst) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century AD Source language: Armenian Source genre: History, ancient- Library of Congress Fragment subject: Histo…

Lykeas of Naukratis (613)

(7,414 words)

Author(s): Gambetti, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Gambetti and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Lykeas of Naukratis Jacoby number: 613 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 613 T 1 Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Historia.C.) Natural History (ed. Mayhoff), 1, 36 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: architecture, ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Asklepiades of Myrlea (697)

(5,036 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Myrlea Jacoby number: 697 Attested works: On the Grammarians: F9, F11 Historian's date: 2nd-1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 697 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Ασκληπιάδης Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography-to 5…

Menekles of Barka (270)

(11,261 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Menekles of Barka Jacoby number: 270 Attested works: Historian's date: 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 270 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.83, 184B-C Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,348 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 April 2007. 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: unknown   BNJ 451 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 6.26.7 (ed. Stählin) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Cle…

Hellanikos of Lesbos (687a)

(8,581 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 687a Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 3rd century BC 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 687a T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Epistula ad Pompeium Geminum, 3.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - …

Sokrates of Argos (310)

(14,954 words)

Author(s): Machado, Dominic
This entry was prepared by Dominic Machado and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Sokrates of Argos Jacoby number: 310 Attested works: Historian's date: Hellenistic Period 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 310 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 2.47 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Lexicography - Library of Congress Phi…

Nikias of Mallos (60)

(1,734 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Nikias of Mallos Jacoby number: 60 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 60 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Moralia 13, 308f Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Plutarch, Moralia, 13, 308f῾Ηρακλῆς τοῦ ᾽Ιόλης γάμου ἀποτυχὼν τὴ…

Alexander (739)

(1,261 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Jacoby number: 739 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIV. Caria Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 739 T 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika, 1.925 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1.925Χέρνησον‧ τὴν μετὰ Θρᾴκην κειμένην Χερσόνησον. ἦ…

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(805 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides , Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euripides, 1139βωμοῦ κενώσας δεξίμηλον ἐσχάραν,τὸ Τρωικὸν πήδημα πηδήσας ποδοῖνχωρεῖ πρὸς αὐτούς] ὁποῖον ἐν τῆι Τρ…

Maiandrios of Miletos and (?) Leandr(i)os of Miletos (491-492)

(15,561 words)

Author(s): Sato, Noboru
This entry was prepared by Noboru Sato and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Maiandrios of Miletos and (?) Leandr(i)os of Miletos Jacoby number: 491-492 Attested works: Histories: F1 Historian's date: 4th century BC 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: unknown   BNJ 491-492 T 1 Source: Inscriptions from Priene 37.118 ff. (ed. A. Magnetto, L’arbitrato di Rodi fra Samo e Priene (Pisa 2008), lines 152 ff.) Work mentioned: n.a. Source…

Hegesippos (391)

(3,879 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hegesippos Jacoby number: 391 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIV. Chalkidike Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 391 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Μηκύβερνα Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress biog…

Anonymous / The Writers of The Atthides (329)

(5,509 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous / The Writers of The Atthides Jacoby number: 329 Attested works: Historian's date: various 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 329 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.8.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient--chronology - Library of Congress criticis…

Skamon of Mytilene (476)

(3,504 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Skamon of Mytilene Jacoby number: 476 Attested works: unknown: F5, F6; On Inventions: F6 Historian's date: 4th century BC, late 4th century BC (T.A.Q.) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLV. Lesbos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 476 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σκάμων Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Inscriptions- Library of Congress Textual b…

Dionysios of Olbia (804)

(1,392 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Olbia Jacoby number: 804 Attested works: uncertain: F1, 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: unknown   BNJ 804 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Genuinum (M.: Miller E., Mélanges; R.: Reitzenstein R., Geschichte) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Orosius apud Etymo1ogicum Genuinum] , - Κάλπιν; p. 175 M. Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: v…

Dionysios Scytobrachion (32)

(44,617 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Scytobrachion Jacoby number: 32 Attested works: The Expedition of Dionysos and Athena: T1; Mythika for Parmenon: T1; uncertain: T2, T6, F7 - F9,F12, F13; Argonauts, the: T1 - T4, F1a - F3, F5 - F6b, F10a - b, F14 - F18; On the Trojan War: T4, T5, F11; The Events after Dareios: T5; Description of the World: T5; On Persia: T5; Mythical Stories: T5; Historic Cycle: T5; Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Myth…

Andron of Halikarnassos (10)

(19,428 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Andron of Halikarnassos Jacoby number: 10 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 10 F 1 Source: Harpokration ap Suda , s.v. Φορβαντεῖον (T. Gaisford, Etymologicum Magnum 798.26, s.v. Φορβαντεῖον) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Harpokration, Suda, s.v. Φορβαντεῖον· … ὅτι τὸ ᾽Αθήνησι Φορβαντεῖον ὠνομάσθη ἀπὸ Φόρβαντος βασιλεύσαντος Κουρήτων καὶ ὑπ᾽ ᾽Ερεχθέως ἀναιρεθέντος δεδήλωκεν ῎Ανδρων ἐν ῆ τῶν Συγγενειῶν. ἦν δὲ Ποσειδῶνος υἱὸς ὁ Φόρβας, καθά φησιν ῾Ελλάνικος ἐν ᾱ ᾽Ατθίδος. Andron in the eighth book of his Kin…

Dionysios of Samos (15)

(10,838 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Samos Jacoby number: 15 Attested works: Cycle: F1 - F12, Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 15 T 1 Source: Suda s.v. Διονύσιος Μουσωνίου· Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: classical antiquities - Library of Congress biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fr…

Apollonios of Athens (365)

(4,363 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios of Athens Jacoby number: 365 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd 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: unknown   BNJ 365 T 1 Source: IGII 2. 3487 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Inscriptions- Library of Congress votive offerings - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby IG 2, 2, 3487Ἀπολλώ…

Anaxandridas (404)

(4,496 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anaxandridas Jacoby number: 404 Attested works: Against Anaxandridas: T1, Collection of Proverbs: F1, On Delphi: F2, On Delphi: F3, On Delphi: F5, Historian's date: 3rd century BC, late 3rd-early 2nd century BC 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 404 T 1 Source: Scholia on Euripides, Orestes 1637 Work mentioned: Against Anaxandridas Source…

Mosmes (?) (614)

(387 words)

Author(s): Schubert, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Schubert and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Mosmes (?) Jacoby number: 614 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 614 T 1 Source: Scholia, 4.257/62 c Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 4.257/62 cτοὺς Αἰγυπτίους πολλοὶ παλαιοτάτους εἶναί φασιν, ῾Ηρόδοτος δὲ Φρύγας. Μώσμης1 (?)δὲ ἐν ᾱ Αἰγυπ…

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…

Artemon of Pergamon (569)

(6,157 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Artemon of Pergamon Jacoby number: 569 Attested works: Historian's date: late 2nd 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: Pergamon   BNJ 569 T 1 Source: Scholiast on Pindar, Pythian 1, inscr. a Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: literature, ancient--history and criticism - Library of Congress Frag…

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 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (…

Eumelos (77)

(2,531 words)

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…

Kreon (753)

(714 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kreon Jacoby number: 753 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 753 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes, Clouds 10 ( Suda, s.v. ᾽Εγκεκορδυλημένος) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Clothing and Dre…

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(1,343 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides, Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euri…

Theodoros of Samothrace (62)

(1,903 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros of Samothrace Jacoby number: 62 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 62 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 7, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 152b26 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Dares (51)

(3,820 words)

Author(s): Erdas, Donatella
This entry was prepared by Donatella Erdas and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dares the Phrygian Jacoby number: 51 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 51 T 1 Source: Dares the Phrygian (Latin) (Dares Phrygius Latinus), On the Fall of Troy (De excidio Troiae historia) epistula dedicatoria; p. 1 (ed. F. Meister) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: rel…

Agathon (801)

(1,864 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Agathon Jacoby number: 801 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 801 F 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika (ed. Wendel), 2, 1015b Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 2, 101…

Agroitas (762)

(7,636 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: On Libya: F1, F7b Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika, 2.498-527 Work mentioned: On Libya Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology Textual base: Jacoby 2.498-527 ᾽Αγροίτας δὲ ἐν ᾱ Λιβυκῶν ὑπὸ ᾽Απόλλωνος εἰ…

Christodoros of Koptos (283)

(2,383 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Christodoros of Koptos Jacoby number: 283 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century AD 6th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 283 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χριστόδωρος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress classical a…

Kineas of Thessaly (603)

(2,985 words)

Author(s): Benferhat, Yasmina
This entry was prepared by Yasmina Benferhat and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Kineas of Thessaly Jacoby number: 603 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVII. Thessalia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 603 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium , Ethnica, ῎Εφυρα Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: commentaries-history and criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Bion Soleus (668)

(5,016 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Bion Soleus Jacoby number: 668 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1 - T4, 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: unknown   BNJ 668 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers [Vide: Demetrius Magnes & Sosibius apud Diogenem Laertium], 4, 58 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment su…

Polygnostos (473)

(1,505 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Polygnostos Jacoby number: 473 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 473 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1.989-91 (ed. Wendel) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1.989-91Γη…

Proxenos of Chalcis (425)

(984 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Proxenos of Chalcis Jacoby number: 425 Attested works: On Chalkidia: F1, On Chalkidia: F2, 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 425 F 1 Source: Philodemos, On Piety (Περὶ εὐσεβείας) 2 d p. 63 (ed.Gomperz) Work mentioned: On Chalkidia Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Tex…

Sosikrates (461)

(3,396 words)

Author(s): Bertelli, Lucio
This entry was prepared by Lucio Bertelli and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Sosikrates Jacoby number: 461 Attested works: 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 | XXXVIII. Crete Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 461 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 10.4.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica [Vide: Apollodorus et Eratosthen…

Philon (790)

(39,517 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony | López Ruiz, Carolina
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Philon Jacoby number: 790 Attested works: On the Acquisition and Selection of Books: T1, F52a - F54; On the Cities and the Famous Men Each of Them Produced: T1, F15 - F51; On the Reign of Hadrian: T1, T3, F1 - F7a; Ethothia: F8, On the Jews: F9 - F11; Paradoxical Inquiries: F12, F13; On Chrestomathy: F14; no title: F55 - F57 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single …

Aristoteles (646)

(13,481 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Aristotle Jacoby number: 646 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 646 T 1a Source: Pseudo-Hesychios of Miletus, Life of Aristoteles (Menagiana), 159; 26-8, no. 2 Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress geograph…

Apollonios Molo of Rhodes (728)

(3,567 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Molo of Rhodes Jacoby number: 728 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 728 T 1a Source: Strabo, Geographica [Vide: Apollodorus et Eratosthenes apud Strabonem], 14.2.13, 655 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Ge…

Kreon (753)

(712 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Kreon Jacoby number: 753 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 753 F 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - ᾽Εγκεκορδυλημένος Work mentioned: Source date: …

Idomeneus of Lampsakos (338)

(39,430 words)

Author(s): Cooper, Craig
This entry was prepared by Craig Cooper and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: …

Jason, On Cnidian Matters (446)

(2,683 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Jason, On Cnidian Matters Jacoby number: 446 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: …

Peisandros (16)

(15,980 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Peisandros Jacoby number: 16 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 16 T 1 Source: Macrobius, Saturnalia 5.2.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Macrobius, Saturnalia, 5.2.4dicturumne me putatis ea quae v…

Andron of Teos (802)

(4,850 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Andron of Teos Jacoby number: 802 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th 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 802 T 1 Source: Arrianos (L. Flavius Arrianus), Indian History, 18, 4-8 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century…

Epimenides (457)

(35,134 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVIII. Crete Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 457 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 1.109-115 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diogen…

Aristodemos (383)

(7,992 words)

Author(s): Ganter, Angela | Zgoll, Christian
This entry was prepared by Angela Ganter and Christian Zgoll and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Aristodemos Jacoby number: 383 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XII. Boeotia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 383 F 1 Source: Scholia (L+) on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 2.904-910a Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress religio…

Artemon of Pergamon (569)

(3,485 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian …

Hereas of Megara (486)

(3,300 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by …

Aristomenes of Athens (364)

(1,550 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Aristomenes of Athens Jacoby number: 364 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD 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 364 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 3.115b (ed. Olson) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 3, 82, 115bἔγνωμεν δὲ καὶ ἡμεῖς τὸν ἄνδρα τοῦτον νεώτεροι πρεσβύτερον. ὑποκριτὴς δὲ ἦν ἀρχαίας κωμωιδίας, ἀπελεύθερος τοῦ μουσικωτάτου βασιλέως ᾽Αδριανοῦ, καλούμενος ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῦ ᾽Αττικοπέρδιξ.…

Klei(to)demos of Athens (323)

(22,209 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Klei(to)demos of Athens Jacoby number: 323 Attested works: First Origins: F5a, Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cit…

Neoptolemos of Parion (702)

(2,228 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Neoptolemos of Parion Jacoby number: 702 Attested works: Trichthonia: F2, Dionysiad: F3, On Forms of Wit: F5, Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 702 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 13.1.19 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC – 1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, …

Androtion of Athens (324)

(59,698 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Androtion of Athens Jacoby number: 324 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th 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: unknown   BNJ 324 T 1 Source: Suda, α 2191, ᾽Ανδροτίων (ed. Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon,…

Asklepiades of Tragilos (12)

(23,985 words)

Author(s): R. Asirvatham, Sulochana
This entry was prepared by Sulochana R. Asirvatham and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Tragilos Jacoby number: 12 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 12 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium , Ethnika , s.v. Τράγιλος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress criticism - …

Amelesagoras of Athens (330)

(5,275 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Amelesagoras of Athens Jacoby number: 330 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th 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: unknown   BNJ 330 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Dion…

Philiskos of Miletos (337B)

(9,319 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Philiskos of Miletos Jacoby number: 337B Attested works: On Miletus: T1b, On Amphictyonies: T1b, Art of Rhetoric: T1b, T9, Sayings of Isokrates: T1b, funeral epigram on Lysias??: T8, On Egypt: T9, On Sicily: T9, On the Trikaranon: T9, On Naukratis: T9, On the Tyrant Dionysios: T9, Theology of the Egyptians: T9, Demegoria: T9, On Syria and Lybia: T9, Life of Lykourgos: F1, uncertain: F2, Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 3…

Hippostratos (568)

(7,840 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hippostratos Jacoby number: 568 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC (or later ?) (TPQ) 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 568 T 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 6.5a (A.B. Drachmann) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress b…

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 …

Charax of Pergamon (103)

(26,458 words)

Author(s): Squillace, Giuseppe
This entry was prepared by Guiseppe Squillace and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Charax of Pergamon Jacoby number: 103 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 103 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χάραξ Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΧάραξΠεργαμηνός, ἱερεὺς κα…

Zoilos of Amphipolis (71)

(15,006 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Zoilos of Amphipolis Jacoby number: 71 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 71 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Ζωίλος ᾽Αμφιπολίτης (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress perfu…

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(14,332 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 342 T 1a Source: Iulius Pollux, Onomasticon 8, 126 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: law, ancient - Library of Congress politics and government - Library of Congress transmissio…

Souidas of Thessaly (602)

(14,736 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Souidas of Thessaly Jacoby number: 602 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVII. Thessalia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 602 F 1a Source: Scholia, Argonautika (ed. Wendel), 2, 1231-41a Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress religion - …

Komarchos (410)

(1,095 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Komarchos Jacoby number: 410 Attested works: History of the Eleians: F1, F2 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVIII. Elis and Olympia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 410 F 1 Source: Scholia A on Pindar, Olympian Ode 3.33a Work mentioned: History of the Eleians Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress sports g…

Menander (783)

(5,710 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Menander Jacoby number: 783 Attested works: 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 783 T 1a Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ερατοσθένης Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ερατοσθένης… μαθητὴν ἐπίσημον καταλιπὼν ᾽Αριστοφάνη…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(5,869 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: T1, F1, F2, On the Attic Dialect: F3 - F20, Historian's date: 2nd century BC 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: unknown   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: On the Demes On the Attic Dialect Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Gr…

Anonymous, On Samothrace (548)

(13,331 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Samothrace Jacoby number: 548 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 1st century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 548 F 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Bibliotheca 5.47.1-49.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress linguistics - Library of Congress mysteries, religious - Library of Congress ritual - Library of Congress initiati…
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