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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…

Marsyas (135-136)

(13,512 words)

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 …

Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) (375)

(906 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) Jacoby number: 375 Attested works: On the Boundaries of the City: F1, 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 375 F 1 Source: Scholia (V) on Aristophanes Birds 997 Work mentioned: On the Boundaries of the City Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: p…

Kleitarchos of Alexandria (137)

(34,371 words)

Author(s): Prandi, Luisa
This entry was prepared by Luisa Prandi and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kleitarchos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 137 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 137 T 1a Source: Suda, κ 1764, s.v. Κλείταρχος (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 …

Aristoteles of Chalkis (423)

(4,603 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Aristoteles of Chalkis Jacoby number: 423 Attested works: On Euboia: T1, F1, F2; uncertain: F3 - F6 Historian's date: 4th century BC, 4th century BC- 3rd century BC 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 423 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies (Stromata) 6.26.8 Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD S…

Akesandros of Cyrene (469)

(3,826 words)

Author(s): Nicolai, Roberto
This entry was prepared by Roberto Nicolai and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Akesandros of Cyrene Jacoby number: 469 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 | XL. Cyrene Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 469 F 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 4.57 ( Ioannes Tzetzes, Commentary on Lykophron, Alexandra 886 ) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - …

Heragoras of Megara (486A)

(553 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Heragoras of Megara Jacoby number: 486A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 486A F 1a Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1. 211-215c (= 486 F 3a) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1, 211-215c῾Ηραγόρας δὲ ἐν τοῖς Μεγαρικοῖς τὸν τὴν ᾽Ωρείθυιαν ἁρπάσαντα Βορέαν υἱὸν Στρυμόνος φησίν, οὐχὶ δὲ τὸν ἄνεμον. Heragoras, in his Mega…

Servius (47)

(486 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Servius Honoratus, Maurus Jacoby number: 47 Attested works: Trojan History: F1 Historian's date: uncertain 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 (Dindorf) Work mentioned: Trojan History Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragme…

Demetrios of Phaleron (228)

(75,029 words)

Author(s): Müller, Sabine
This entry was prepared by Sabine Müller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Phaleron Jacoby number: 228 Attested works: On the Ten Years; On Lawmaking at Athens; On Constitutions in Athens; On Leadership of the People; On Politics; On Laws; On Rhetoric; Matters of Strategy; On the Iliad; On the Odyssey; Ptolemy; On Love; Phaidondas; Maidon; Kleon; Sokrates; Artaxerxes; Homer; Aristeides; Aristomachos; Protreptikos; In Defence of the Constitution; On the Ionians;Ambassadorial Add…

Phanodemos of Athens (325)

(20,639 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Phanodemos of Athens Jacoby number: 325 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 325 T 1 Source: Suda, ϕ 76, s.v. Φανόδημος (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, ΦανόδημοςΦ…

Lysimachides (366)

(4,867 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Lysimachides Jacoby number: 366 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD 1st 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 366 F 1 Source: Harpokration, Lexicon on Ten Attic Orators, Μ 24, s.v. Μεταγειτνιών (ed. Keaney) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: histor…

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Lycurgo) (401c)

(7,373 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 Lycurgo) Jacoby number: 401c 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 401c F 1a Source: Patmos Lexicon, s.v. εἰρεσιώνη (Sakkelion, BCH 1 [1877], 149; Lexica Graeca Minora, 159) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: c…

Demon of Athens (327)

(15,197 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Demon of Athens Jacoby number: 327 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 327 T 1 Source: Suda, Φ 441, s.v. Φιλόχορος (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Sud…

Metrodoros of Chios (43)

(2,535 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros of Chios Jacoby number: 43 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 43 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.82, 184A Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress music, greek and roman …

Proxenos (703)

(6,561 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Proxenos Jacoby number: 703 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VII. Epirus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 703 F 1 Source: Scholia, Andromache (ed. Schwartz), 32 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual…

Theotimos, On Cyrene, Against Aielouros (470)

(3,615 words)

Author(s): Higbie, Carolyn | Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Carolyn Higbie and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theotimos, On Cyrene, Against Aielouros Jacoby number: 470 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 | XL. Cyrene Place of origin: unknown The commentary sections are written by Carolyn Higbie, except on F 5 (Ken Dowden) and F 6 (Marietta Horster).   BNJ 470 F 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar Pythian Ode 5, 34 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language…

Nikomedes of Akanthos (772)

(2,346 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Nikomedes of Akanthos Jacoby number: 772 Attested works: On Macedonia: F1, F2; On Orpheus: F3 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXII. Macedonia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 772 F 1 Source: Scholia , Andromache, 24 Work mentioned: On Macedonia Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress genealogy - …

Archemachos of Euboia (424)

(5,779 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Archemachos of Euboia Jacoby number: 424 Attested works: On Euboia: F1 - F9 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 424 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.85, 264ab Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: etymology - Library of Congress history,…

Ainesidamos (600)

(2,774 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Ainesidamos Jacoby number: 600 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 | LXXIV. Tenos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 600 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1.1300-5a/b (118.3-20 Wendel) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress history…

Krates of Athens (362)

(8,786 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Krates of Athens Jacoby number: 362 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 362 F 1a Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentary on Homer, Iliad 22.495 (1283.6) Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ritual - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustathi…

Archinos (604)

(5,415 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Archinos Jacoby number: 604 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain 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 604 F 1 Source: Scholia (T), Odyssey, 10, 7 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress marriage - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress genealogy …

Athenakon (546)

(6,072 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Athenakon Jacoby number: 546 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 | LXV. Samothrake Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 546 T 1 Source: Herodian, On the Singular Phrase (ed. Lentz) p. 915.10-12 (ed. Lentz) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Apollodoros, Pontika (803)

(2,634 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Apollodoros Jacoby number: 803 Attested works: Pontika 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 803 F 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika, 2.159-60b (137.7-15 Wendel) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress natural histo…

Daimachos (of Plataiai) (65)

(11,277 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Daimachos (of Plataiai) Jacoby number: 65 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 65 T 1a Source: Porphyrios, apud Eusebium Caesariensem 10.3.3 p. 464b (ed.: K. Mras, Die Praeparatio evangelica T. 1. Einleitung. die Bücher I-X, 2. überarbeitete Auflage hg. von E. Des Places (Berlin 19822)) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd …

Apollodoros of Athens (244)

(305,556 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Apollodoros of Athens Jacoby number: 244 Attested works: Chronika: T6a, F1-43, F46, F48-51; On the Gods: T9, T11, F88, F90-94, F96, F100-102a, F103a, F104-107a, F108-109a, F110a, F111a, F112-116; Catalogue of Ships: F154-155, F163-166; Catalogue (of Ships): F156, F157c, F161-162; On the Catalogue of Ships: T12, F157e, F159; On the Ships: T15, F158, F169; On Ships: F157a, F167-168, F170; Marshalling of the Trojan Forces: F171; F On the Courtesans: F211a; F On Courtesans: F21…

Diokles (693)

(1,951 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Diokles Jacoby number: 693 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD 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 693 F 1 Source: Josephus, T. Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 10, 228 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Hermesianax of Colophon (691)

(4,101 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hermesianax of Colophon Jacoby number: 691 Attested works: Historian's date: 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 691 T 1 Source: Scholia, Theriaka, 3 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress commentaries-history and criticism - …

Hippias of Elis (6)

(18,026 words)

Author(s): Węcowski, Marek
This entry was prepared by Marek Węcowski and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Hippias of Elis Jacoby number: 6 Attested works: Names of Peoples: F1, Olympionikai: F2, Collection: F3, 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 6 T 1 Source: Suda , ι 543, s.v. ῾Ιππίας (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, ι 543, s.v. ῾ΙππίαςΔιοπ…

Aristokles (or Aristoteles) (436)

(3,860 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles (or Aristoteles) Jacoby number: 436 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 | XXV. Hermione Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 436 F 1 Source: Scholia on Theokritos, Idylls 15.64 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress religion r…

Alexandros Polyhistor (273)

(117,475 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Polyhistor (L. Cornelius Alexander) Jacoby number: 273 Attested works: Aigyptiaka: F1-F11; On Bithynia: F12-13; On the Euxine Sea: Historian's date: 1st 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 273 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Αλέξανδρος ὁ Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: slavery …

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…

Nikolaos of Damaskos (90)

(195,339 words)

Author(s): Favuzzi, Andrea | Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Andrea Favuzzi and Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2018. Andrea Favuzzi translated and commented on FF 19-20, 72-81, 83-84, 89-143, and also wrote the Biographical Essay; Annalisa Paradiso translated and commented on TT 1-15 and FF 1-18, 21-71, 82, 85-88. About this Historian Historian: Nikolaos of Damaskos Jacoby number: 90 Attested works: Universal History: F1-102; Life and Upbringing of Caesar: F 125-130; About his Own Life and Upbringing: F131-139 Historian's date: 1st century BC – 1st century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Polit…

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…

Anaxandridas (404)

(5,352 words)

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

Demetrios of Salamis (643)

(11,421 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Salamis Jacoby number: 643 Attested works: Wonders of Egypt: T1, T2, F1; History of Egypt: F2 Historian's date: 4th-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 643 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Archi…

Androkles (751)

(1,425 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. 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: Scholiast on Lykophron, Alexandra 447 (Etymologicon Magnum 738.50) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: T. Gaisford (ed.), Etymologicon Magnum (Oxonii 1848) - Go t…

Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

(2,970 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia Jacoby number: 431 Attested works: On Herakleia F1a, F1b Historian's date: terminus ante quem 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: Herakleia Pontike   BNJ 431 F 1a Source: Harpokration, Lexicon of the Ten Orators, s.v. Σαβοί Work mentioned: On Herakleia Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Sourc…

Metrodoros (184)

(10,776 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros Jacoby number: 184 Attested works: On the Art of Embossing: T 7d; Concerning Tigranes: F 1; Concerning History: F 2; Concerning Habit: F 3, F 4, F 5; On the Art of Physical Training: F 6; On History ? F 18 Historian's date: 1st - 2nd 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: Skepsis   BNJ 184 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 5.84 Work mentioned: n.a. Sourc…

Klei(to)demos of Athens (323)

(25,469 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2016. 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 Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Athens(?)   BNJ 323 T 1 Source: Pausanias 10.15.5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: ethnology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: travel, ancient - …

Demetrios (777)

(1,421 words)

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

Staphylos of Naukratis (269)

(8,951 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by L.V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Staphylos of Naukratis Jacoby number: 269 …

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,684 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: …

Agroitas (762)

(14,963 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: Historian's date:Williams, Mary F…

Heragoras of Megara (486A)

(1,181 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2017. …

Hermogenes (795)

(2,199 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April …

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

(45,915 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F 4; Libyka: F 4-5, 35-44, 47-58; Wanderings of Hanno: F 6; On Euphorbion: F 7-8, 42; Roman Archaeology: F 9-12, 23-27, 91-96; On Resemblances: F 13-14; Theatrical History: F 15-19, 80-86; On Painting: F 20-21; On the Deterioration of Words (?): F 22; On Arabia: F 1-3, 27-34, 61-79; Epigrams: F 104; autobiography?: T 16; On Drawing: T 15 Historian's date: 1st century BC - …

Dionysios of Olbia (804)

(1,630 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Olbia Jacoby number: 804 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: Olbia   BNJ 804 F 1 Source: Scholion on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautik…

Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) (375)

(1,129 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 375 Attested works: Boundaries of the City: F1 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd - 1st century BC (uncertain) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 375 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes, Birds 997 Work mentioned: Boundaries of the City Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and critici…

Philon of Byblos (Herennius Philo Byblius) (790)

(40,265 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony | Ruiz, Carolina López
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Philon Jacoby number: 790 Attested works: On the Acquisition and Selection of Books: T1; On the Cities and the Famous Men Each of Them Produced: T1; On the Reign of Hadrian: T1; Phoenician History: T3, T3b, F1, F3a, F5, F6, F7a; On the Cities and Who Became Famous from Each: T4; Paradoxical Inquiries: F1, F12; Ethothia: F8; On the Jews: F9, F10; On Paradoxical Inquiries: F13; On Chrestomathy: F14; On the Cities: F15, F16; On Doctors: F52a; On Acquisitions to a …

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…

Dionysios of Ephesos (1104)

(661 words)

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)

(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…

Andron of Ephesos (1005)

(17,946 words)

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)

(2,717 words)

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)

(6,113 words)

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)

(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

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

Apollonios of Rhodes (1766)

(31,042 words)

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)

(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…

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
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