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Ischomachos (1058)

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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…

Dionysios of Ephesos (1104)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Dionysius of Ephesus: Record of Physicians (1104)." 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 Dionysius’ common name makes a plausible identification with any of his namesakes impossible1. A terminus post quem is the middle of the 3rd century B.C. Since he wrote a Record of Physicians, he might have been a physician …

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)

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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…

Andron of Ephesos (1005)

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Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Andron of Ephesos (1005)." 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. Writers on the Seven Sages (General introduction to 1005-1007) About This Historian Historian: Andron of Ephesos Jacoby number: 1005 Attested works: Tripod : T 2, T 2a, T 2b, T 2c, T 2d, F 1, F 2, F 3, F 5 Historian's date: 4th century BC, first half 4th century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquari…

Moiragenes (1067)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Moeragenes: Memoirs of Apollonius (1067)." 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 Moeragenes, author of a biography of Apollonius in four books (T 1), remains an obscure figure. He can be dated roughly to the 1st — 2nd century a.d. He is possibly to be identified with M. of Athens, who is mentioned by Plutarch in his Quaestio…

Hermippos of Berytos (1061)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Hermippus of Berytus: On Slaves Prominent in Learning (1061)." 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 Hermippus of Berytus flourished during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. He was born in a village near Berytus, and was a pupil of Philo of Byblus (1060), who acquainted him with his patron Herennius Severus1. H. was pr…

Phainias of Eresos (1012)

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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

Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)

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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

Apollonios of Rhodes (1766)

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Author(s): Barbantani, Silvia
This entry was prepared by Silvia Barbantani.First published online in April 2015. To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV E. Paradoxography and Antiquities. IV 2. Antiquities, vol. 1, ed. by David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston. Introduction (also commentary on T 1-3) Apollonios is consistently presented by ancient sources as a younger contemporary of Kallimachos, so probably his activity as a poet and philologist stretched from the reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphos (283-246 BC), to that of Ptolemy III Euergetes I (246-221 B…

Potamon of Mytilene (1085)

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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…

Lykon/Lykos of Iasos (1110)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Lycon/Lycus of Iasus: On Pythagorean Life (1110)." 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 Lycon (DK 57), author of a Pythagorean Life, is completely obscure1. Although he is said to be from Iasus (T 1), he is perhaps to be identified with the Pythagorean from Tarentum, listed by…

Seleukos of Alexandria (1056)

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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)

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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

Nikagoras of Athens (1076)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Nicagoras of Athens: Lives of Famous Men (1076)." 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 Nicagoras I, son of Mnesaeus, belonged to one of the leading Athenian families1. In view of his long family tree N. can be compared with the historian Dexippus2. He may have been a grandson of the famous 2nd century orator …

Soranos of Ephesos (1062)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Soranus of Ephesus: Lives of Physicians (1062)." 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 Soranus of Ephesus is one of the main exponents of the so-called Methodical school of physicians founded by Themison ( methodicae medicinae instructissimus auctor 1). He lived in Alexandria and Rome during the reigns of …

Christodoros of Koptos (1084)

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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…

Demetrio di Skepsis (2013)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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

Die Berichte der unbekannteren Indienfahrer (2219)

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This entry was prepared by Stefan Faller and published on 1 May 2019. Kommentar Im Anhang 721 der FGrHist III C hat Jacoby nach eigenem Bekunden die Fragmente der „späteren Indienfahrer“ gesammelt. Eine Durchsicht der Texte zeigt allerdings, dass die zeitliche Komponente dabei nicht der Hauptgrund für die Auswahl war: Zwar bezieht sich die überwiegende Menge des Materials auf Notizen aus den Jahrhunderten nach Skylax oder Ktesias, aber einerseits nicht ausschließlich und andererseits war für die Aufnahme der …

Zenothemis (2054)

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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)

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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

Ammonios of Alexandria (350)

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Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ammonios of Alexandria Jacoby number: 350 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 350 T 1a Source: Suda, α 1641, s.v ᾽Αμμώνιος (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress education, ancient - …

Euhemeros of Messene (63)

(35,456 words)

Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Euhemeros of Messene Jacoby number: 63 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | D. Addenda | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 63 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Evangelical Preparation (Praeparatio evangelica) 2.2, p. 59D Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress monarchy - Library of Congress Textual base…

Hekataios (264)

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Author(s): Lang, Philippa
This entry was prepared by Philippa Lang and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Hekataios Jacoby number: 264 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 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 264 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ῾Εκαταῖος ᾽Αβδηρίτης (ed. Diels-Kranz, Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker5 73 [60] A 1) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - …

Marsyas (135-136)

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Author(s): Howe, Timothy
This entry was prepared by Timothy Howe and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian:MarsyasJacoby number:135-136Attested works:History of Macedonia (Makedonika): T1; T3; F1; F2(?); F4; F5; F6; F10; F11; F12; F13; F14; F15; History of Attika (Attika): T1; History of Philip (?): F16; F17; On Alexander (?) / Education of Alexander (?): T1; F2; F3; Ancient History (Archaiologia): T2; Mythical History T2;Historian's date:4th century BC- 3rd century BCHistorical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History …

Peisistratos of Lipara (574)

(398 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Peisistratos of Lipara Jacoby number: 574 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain 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 574 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 4.786-7 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 4.786Πλαγκταὶ …

Theopompos of Chios (115)

(196,910 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Theopompos of Chios Jacoby number: 115 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | b. Philippika Place of origin: unknown The Greek text of the fragments follows the most recent published edition, noted by editor, place of publication, and date. In the cases where the printed text differs, a footnote with the variant reading has …

Nikokrates (376)

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Author(s): Schachter, Albert
This entry was prepared by Albert Schachter and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Nikokrates Jacoby number: 376 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 | XII. Boeotia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 376 F 1 Source: unknown, , P. Michigan 4913 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Te…

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

(29,840 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros, son of Anaxagoras, and Nikandros, son of Damaios, of Kolophon Jacoby number: 271-272 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 271-272 T 1 Source: SIG 452 (T.W. Dittenberger) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Inscriptions - Library of Congr…

Rhianos of Bene (265)

(29,830 words)

Author(s): Bertelli, Lucio
This entry was prepared by Lucio Bertelli and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Rhianos of Bene Jacoby number: 265 Attested works: Historian's date: 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 265 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. ῾Ριανός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ῾Ριανός῾Ριανός· ὁ καὶ Κρής, ὢν Βηναῖος…

Eumelos (77)

(2,002 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos Jacoby number: 77 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 77 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers V 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers, 5, 5(Ἀριστοτέλης) ὑπεξ…

Aithiopia: Appendix (673)

(92,984 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Aithiopia: Appendix Jacoby number: 673 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 4th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library, 3, 11, 1-3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress criticism - …

Timagoras (381)

(1,540 words)

Author(s): Ganter, Angela
This entry was prepared by Angela Ganter and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Timagoras Jacoby number: 381 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 | XII. Boeotia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 381 F 1 Source: Scholia on Euripides, Phoenician Women 159 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress sacrifice - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scho…

Xenagoras (240)

(8,202 words)

Author(s): Higbie, Carolyn
This entry was prepared by Carolyn Higbie and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Xenagoras Jacoby number: 240 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 240 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - Νύμφις Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - ΝύμφιςΝύμφις· Νύμφιδος Ξεναγόρου,῾Ηρακλεώτης ἐκ Πόντου. Nymphis: son of Nymphis (?), son of X…

Onasos (41)

(797 words)

Author(s): Cottier, Michel
This entry was prepared by Michel Cottier and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Onasos Jacoby number: 41 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 41 F 1a Source: Scholiast on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 1.1207 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholiast on Apollonios Rh…

Kallisthenes (124)

(48,228 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kallisthenes Jacoby number: 124 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 124 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - Καλλισθένης Δημοτίμου Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - Καλλισθένης Δημοτίμου·…

Persaios (584)

(9,521 words)

Author(s): Gray, Benjamin
This entry was prepared by Benjamin Gray and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Persaios Jacoby number: 584 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, c. 307/6–243 BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 584 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 7.36 (H.S. Long (ed.), Diogenis Laertii Vitae Philosophorum (Oxford 1964)) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, 2nd-…

Myrsilos of Methymna (477)

(11,481 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Myrsilos of Methymna Jacoby number: 477 Attested works: Lesbiaka: F1a; F2; F3; F18; Historica Paradoxa Historical Oddities): F4; F5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLV. Lesbos Place of origin: Methymna   BNJ 477 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Μήθυμνα (Meineke 449-50) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Gre…

Echephylidas (409)

(2,549 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Echephylidas Jacoby number: 409 Attested works: uncertain: F1 - F3 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 409 F 1 Source: Scholia on Plato, Phaidon 89c Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress mythology, greek - …

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Aeschine) (401a)

(3,562 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 Aeschine) Jacoby number: 401a 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 | XVI. Delos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 401a 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 symbou…

Tyrtaios (580)

(60,845 words)

Author(s): Bayliss, Andrew
This entry was prepared by Andrew Bayliss and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Tyrtaios Jacoby number: 580 Attested works: Historian's date: 7th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: Sparta Felix Jacoby’s original brief entry for Tyrtaios included only 7 fragments of the then fourteen known fragments, only the briefest of commentaries, and no testimonia. The brevity of his work on Tyrtaeus was …

Metrodoros (184)

(9,478 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros Jacoby number: 184 Attested works: Historian's date: late 2nd century BC-early 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 184 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 5.84 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government Textual base: Jacoby Dioge…

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…

Anonymous, On Persia (696)

(86,911 words)

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

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…

Dei(l)ochos (471)

(25,226 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dei(l)ochos Jacoby number: 471 Attested works: On Kyzikos: F 1-F 10b; On Samothrace(?): F 11 Historian's date: TAQ 431 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: Kyzikos or Prokonessos   BNJ 471 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 (L. Radermacher and H. Usener (eds.), Dionysii Halicarnasei quae exstant 5 (Leipzig 1899)) Works mentioned: On Kyzikos S…

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 mytholo…

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…

Menaichmos of Sikyon (131)

(13,407 words)

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

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…

Hellanikos of Lesbos (323a)

(30,854 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: 323a 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 323a T 1 Source: Suda, Ε 739, s.v. ῾Ελλάνικος Μιτυληναῖος (Adler) = BNJ 4 T 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - …

Servius (47)

(488 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Servius Jacoby number: 47 Attested works: Trojan History: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 47 F 1 Source: Scholion rec. B* on Homer, Iliad 21.242 (vol. 4, p. 264 Dindorf) Work mentioned: Trojan History Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and Criticism Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - L…

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…

Palaiphatos of Athens (44)

(7,815 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Athens Jacoby number: 44 Attested works: Creation of the World: T1; Birth of Apollo and Artemis: T1; Utterances and Speeches of Aphrodite and Eros: T1; Strife of Athena and Poseidon: T1; Lock of Leto T1; <On> Unbelievable <Tales>: T2; History of Cyprus: T3; History of Delos: T3; History of Attica: T3; History of Arabia: T3; On the Unbelievable <Tales>: T3a; Egyptian Theology: T4; Mythical Stories: T4; Solutions to Mythical Stories: T4; Synopses: T4; Trojan History: T4, F…

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…

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…

Apollonios Molo(n) of Rhodes (728)

(4,307 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Molo(n) of Rhodes Jacoby number: 728 Attested works: Against the Jews (κατὰ ᾽Ιουδαίων): T2, F1; Aegyptiaka: T4; Against the Philosophers: F4 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: Alabanda (Karia) / Rhodes   BNJ 728 T 1a Source: Strabo, Geography 14.2.13, 655C Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek…

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…

Dionysios of Samos (15)

(13,257 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Samos Jacoby number: 15 Attested works: Kyklos: F1-F9, F12; On Problems: F15 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: Samos(?)   BNJ 15 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Διονύσιος Μουσωνίου Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressC…
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