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Neoptolemos of Parion (702)

(2,228 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Neoptolemos of Parion Jacoby number: …

Androtion of Athens (324)

(59,698 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Androtion of Athens Jacoby number: 324 Attested works: Historian's date: 5thJones, Nicholas F. (Pittsburgh)

Asklepiades of Tragilos (12)

(23,985 words)

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

Amelesagoras of Athens (330)

(5,275 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Amelesagoras of Athens Jacoby number: 330 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 330 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Dion…

Philiskos of Miletos (337B)

(9,319 words)

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

Hippostratos (568)

(7,840 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hippostratos Jacoby number: 568 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC (or later ?) (TPQ) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 568 T 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 6.5a (A.B. Drachmann) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - Library of Congress b…

Anonymous, On Etruria (De Etruria) (706)

(38,953 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Etruria (De Etruria) Jacoby number: 706 Attested works: Defence against the Tyrrhenians: F1a F1b; The Tyrrhenian Speech: F2; uncertain: F3, F14b, F18c, F22a, F22a, F24b, F24c, F34, F35; On Etruria: F4a; F5; Origins: F9a, F10 - F13; Italic Cities: F14a; Theogony: F15; Histories: F16, F17a, F18a, F21, F23b, F31; Bibliotheka and possibly History: F17b; Ab urbe condita History of Rome: F17c; Natural History: F18b, F19b, F37a; On Geography: F19a, F24a, F37b; Antiquitates …

Charax of Pergamon (103)

(26,458 words)

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

Zoilos of Amphipolis (71)

(15,006 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Zoilos of Amphipolis Jacoby number: 71 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 71 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Ζωίλος ᾽Αμφιπολίτης (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress perfu…

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(14,332 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 342 T 1a Source: Iulius Pollux, Onomasticon 8, 126 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: law, ancient - Library of Congress politics and government - Library of Congress transmissio…

Souidas of Thessaly (602)

(14,736 words)

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

Komarchos (410)

(1,095 words)

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

Menander (783)

(5,710 words)

Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Menander Jacoby number: 783 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVI. Phoenicia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 783 T 1a Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ερατοσθένης Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ερατοσθένης… μαθητὴν ἐπίσημον καταλιπὼν ᾽Αριστοφάνη…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(5,869 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: T1, F1, F2, On the Attic Dialect: F3 - F20, Historian's date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: On the Demes On the Attic Dialect Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Gr…

Anonymous, On Samothrace (548)

(13,331 words)

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

Staphylos of Naukratis (269)

(5,931 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Staphylos of Naukratis Jacoby number: 269 Attested works: Concerning the Thessalians: F4, Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 269 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.4-5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (G. Plinius Secundu…

Akousilaos of Argos (2)

(31,664 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Akousilaos of Argos Jacoby number: 2 Attested works: Genealogies: F1 - F46 Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 2 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ᾽Ακουσίλαος Work mentioned: Source date: 11th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ᾽ΑκουσίλαοςΚάβα υἱός· ᾽Αργεῖος ἀπὸ Κερκάδ…

Amyntianos (150)

(2,176 words)

Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Amyntianos Jacoby number: 150 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 150 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheka 131.97A.9-28 (Script. Al. M. p. 162) (Bekker) Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Text…

Timaios (566)

(108,569 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Timaios Jacoby number: 566 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 | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 566 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τίμαιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base…

Herodoros (31)

(42,461 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Herodoros Jacoby number: 31 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown Translations of the following fragments from Loeb series (Cambridge): 3, 16, 20, 21: C.B. Gulick, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae (1930; 1996) 7, 9, 24, 31, 51: R.C. Seaton, Apollonious Rhodius, Argonautica (1912; 2003) 22, 58: A.L. Peck, Aristotle, Historia …

Androitas of Tenedos (599)

(2,066 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Androitas of Tenedos Jacoby number: 599 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXIII. Tenedos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 599 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 2.159-60b (137.7-15 Wendel) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - …

Xenomedes of Keos (442)

(4,054 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Xenomedes of Keos Jacoby number: 442 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 | XXXI. Keos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 442 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: History, Ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Anonymous, On Phrygia (De Phrygia) (800)

(5,880 words)

Author(s): Favuzzi, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Favuzzi and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Phrygia (De Phrygia) Jacoby number: 800 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 800 F 1a Source: Herodotos, Histories, 7.26.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Herodotos, Histories, 7.26.3… παρεγένοντο ἐς Κελαινάς, ἵνα πηγαὶ ἀναδιδοῦσι Μαιάνδρου ποτα…

Apollas of Pontos (266)

(4,082 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollas of Pontos Jacoby number: 266 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 266 T 1 Source: Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory 11.2.14 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Quintili…

Nymphis (432)

(14,127 words)

Author(s): Billows, Richard A.
This entry was prepared by Richard Billows and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Nymphis Jacoby number: 432 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 | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 432 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Νύμφις Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress history, ancient - …

Istros (334)

(44,386 words)

Author(s): Berti, Monica | Jackson†, Steven
This entry was prepared by Steve Jackson and Monica Berti and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Istros Jacoby number: 334 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 334 T 1 Source: Suda, ι 706, s.v. ῎Ιστρος (A. Adler (ed.), Suidae Lexicon (Leipzig 1928-38)) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress criticism…

Hermogenes (795)

(1,961 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Hermogenes of Tarsus Jacoby number: 795 Attested works: On Phrygia: F1, Phrygian Matters: F2, Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVII. Phrygia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 795 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Genuinum (M.: Miller E., Mélanges; R.: Reitzenstein R., Geschichte) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Orosius apud Etymo1ogicum Genuinum] , Σαγγάριος; p. 263 M. Work mentioned: O…

Idomeneus (547)

(1,304 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Idomeneus Jacoby number: 547 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 547 T 1 Source: Suda, ι 126, s.v. ᾽Ιδομενεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Ιδομενεύς᾽Ιδ…

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

(40,750 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F4, Theatrics: F17, Historian's date: 1st century BC 1st 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 275 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Ιόβας Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽ΙόβαςΛιβύης καὶ …

Kallikrates-Menekles (370)

(2,945 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Kallikrates-Menekles Jacoby number: 370 Attested works: On Athens: F1, On Athens: F2, On Athens: F3, On Athens: F4a, On Athens: F4b, 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 370 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes Peace 145 Work mentioned: On Athens Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subjec…

Nymphodoros of Syracuse (572)

(17,314 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nymphodoros of Syracuse Jacoby number: 572 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 | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 572 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.88.265c = Giannini T 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - …

Philochoros of Athens (328)

(152,445 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Philochoros of Athens Jacoby number: 328 Attested works: Atthis?: F161, 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 328 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 Textual base: Jacoby S…

Kallias of Syracuse (564)

(4,528 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Kallias of Syracuse Jacoby number: 564 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 | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 564 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.72.5 (F 5) (Ed. H. Usener and L. Radermacher, Dionysii Halicarnasei Opuscula (Leipzig 1899-1904)) Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Sou…

Ar(i)aithos of Tegea (316)

(9,553 words)

Author(s): Jost, M. | Roy, J.
This entry was prepared by Madeleine Jost and James Roy and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ar(i)aithos of Tegea Jacoby number: 316 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 | X. Arcadia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 316 F 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.49.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragme…

Conon (26)

(100,650 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Conon Jacoby number: 26 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 26 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca 186 p. 130 b 25 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: transmission of texts - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Textua…

Philteas (498)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Philteas Jacoby number: 498 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LV. Naxos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 498 T 1 Source: Etymologicum Magnum 795.12 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: etymology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby 795, 12, ΦιλτέαςΦιλτέας· παρὰ τὸ φιλῶ φιλτὸς ῥη…

Polyzelos of Rhodes (521)

(3,409 words)

Author(s): Higbie, Carolyn
This entry was prepared by Carolyn Higbie and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Polyzelos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 521 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIII. Rhodes Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 521 F 1 Source: Lindian Chronicle B 3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: votive offerings - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Lindian Chronicle, B § 3(III) Κάδμος λέ…

Neanthes (84)

(24,645 words)

Author(s): Baron, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Baron and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Neanthes Jacoby number: 84 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 84 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. Νεάνθης (N 114 = Adler 3.444) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: education, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, - ΝεάνθηςΝεάνθης· Κυζικηνός· ῥήτ…

Apion of Alexandria (616)

(42,215 words)

Author(s): Keyser, Paul T.
This entry was prepared by Paul T. Keyser and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Apion of Alexandria Jacoby number: 616 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 616 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απίων, α 3215 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Slavery - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απίων…

Anonymous Writers on Cult (368)

(4,864 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Writers on Cult Jacoby number: 368 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 368 F 1 Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentaries on Homer Iliad 6.378 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: linguistics - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustath…

Anaximander the Younger (9)

(5,600 words)

Author(s): Węcowski, Marek
This entry was prepared by Marek Węcowski and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anaximander the Younger Jacoby number: 9 Attested works: Explanation of Pythagorean Symbols: T1, uncertain: T2 - T3, F4; Account of Heroes: T4, F1 - 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 9 T 1 Source: Suda α 1987, s.v. ᾽Αναξίμανδρος ᾽Αναξιμάνδρου (Adler) Work mentioned: Explanation of Pythagorean Symbols Source date: 10th century AD So…

Philip of Theangela (741)

(7,521 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Philip of Theangela Jacoby number: 741 Attested works: History of Karia: F1, F5, On the Karians and Leleges: F2, On the Karians: F3, F3a, uncertain: F4, Historian's date: 3rd 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 741 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography (ed. Radt), 14.2.28, C662 Work mentioned: History of Karia Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC –…

Seleukos of Alexandria (341)

(3,926 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Seleukos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 341 Attested works: uncertain: T1; Commentary on the Axones of Solon: F2; Miscellanies Miscellanies: F3, F4, F6 Historian's date: 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 341 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σέλευκος Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: b…

Dionysios , On India (717)

(1,217 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios, On India Jacoby number: 717 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 717 T 1a Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Natural History, 6, 58 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (G. Plinius Secundu…

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…

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) | …

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 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 4.82, 184AΜητρόδωρος δ᾽ ὁ Χῖος ἐν Τρωικοῖς σύριγγα μέν φησιν εὑρεῖν Μαρσύαν καὶ αὐλὸν ἐν Κελαιναῖς, τῶν πρότερον ἑνὶ καλάμωι συριζόντων. Εὐφορίων δ᾽ ὁ ἐποποιὸς ἐν τῶι …

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 …

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).   Higbie, Carolyn (Buffalo) and Horster, Marietta (Rostock)

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 M…

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: …

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 …

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: …

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: Gree…

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: …

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 century AD 4th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Porphyrios of Tyre, Evangelical Preparation…

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: mili…

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 …

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. ῾ΙππίαςΔιοπείθους ᾽Ηλεῖος· σοφιστὴς καὶ φιλόσοφος· μαθητὴς ῾Ηγησιδάμου, ὃς τέλος ὡρίζετο τὴν αὐτάρκειαν. ἔγραψε πολλά.The son of Diope…

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…

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…

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 - …

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,684 words)

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

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: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin:   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 2.498-527 Wendel Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Heragoras of Megara (486A)

(1,181 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Heragoras of Megara Jacoby number: 486A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: Megara   BNJ 486A F 1a Source: Scholion on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 1.211-215c (= BNJ 486 F 3a) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholion on Apollonios Rhodios, 1.211-215c῾Ηραγόρας δὲ ἐν τοῖς Μεγαρικ…

Leonides (827)

(618 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Leonides Jacoby number: 827 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: Byzantion?   BNJ 827 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Lykophron, Alexandra 755 (Etymologicum Genuinum p. 299 Mi; Etymologicum Magnum p. 789, 10) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and criticism …

Ischomachos (1058)

(1,265 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Isomachus: On the School of Hippocrates (1058)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Ischomachus of Bithynia can be roughly dated to the period of the 1st cent. b.c.–1st cent. a.d. 1 His work suggests that he was a physician. A firm terminus ante quem is provided by Erotianus, the Neronian phys…

Telephos of Pergamon (1071)

(2,883 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 505] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Telephus of Pergamum: On the Kings of Pergamum. Lives of Tragic and of Comic Poets (1071)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Telephus of Pergamum1, whose name recalls the local hero Telephus2, was born in the eighties or nineties of the 1st century a.d. and, according to Galenus (T 3), lived to be …

Amyntianos (1072)

(1,875 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= FGrHist 150] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Amyntianus: Parallel Lives. On Alexander. On Olympias (1072)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Amyntianus can securely be dated to the times of the Antonine Emperors. He wrote a book On Alexander, which was either a biography, monograph or an encomium1, and dedicated it to the Emperor Marcu…

Philo of Byblos (1060)

(12,530 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 790] First published online in August 2011.Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Philo of Byblus: On the Rule of Hadrian. About Cities and their Famous Citizens (1060)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Philo of Byblus1 can be dated fairly securely to the time of the 1st–2nd century a.d. He was a client or perhaps even a free…

Theseus (1078)

(1,964 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 453] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Theseus: Lives of Famous Men (1078)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Theseus remains obscure1. Regarding his name, he probably came from Athens and lived in the period of the 2nd - 3rd century a.d. The first dated instance of his name belongs to the 2nd century. There are als…

Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)

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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

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…

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

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

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

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
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