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Demetrios of Phaleron (228)

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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…

Apollodoros of Athens (244)

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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…

Nikolaos of Damaskos (90)

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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…

Anaxandridas (404)

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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)

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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…

Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

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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)

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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…

Demetrios (777)

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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)

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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 Attested works: Concerning Athens: F1; Concerning Aeolians: F2; Concerning Arcadians: F3; Concerning Thessaly: F4; Thessalian Matters: F5; Concerning Thessalians: F6 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Naukratis   BNJ 269 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.4 (5) Work mentioned: n.a. Source d…

Hermogenes (795)

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Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April 2019. 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…

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

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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 - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of C…

Dionysios of Olbia (804)

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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, Argonautika 2.658-9 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of CongressLiterature, Ancient--H…

Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) (375)

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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)

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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 …

Dionysios of Ephesos (1104)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Dionysius of Ephesus: Record of Physicians (1104)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Dionysius’ common name makes a plausible identification with any of his namesakes impossible1. A terminus post quem is the middle of the 3rd century B.C. Since he wrote a Record of Physicians, he might have been a physician …

Andron of Ephesos (1005)

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Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Andron of Ephesos (1005)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. Writers on the Seven Sages (General introduction to 1005-1007) About This Historian Historian: Andron of Ephesos Jacoby number: 1005 Attested works: Tripod : T 2, T 2a, T 2b, T 2c, T 2d, F 1, F 2, F 3, F 5 Historian's date: 4th century BC, first half 4th century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquari…

Moiragenes (1067)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Moeragenes: Memoirs of Apollonius (1067)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Moeragenes, author of a biography of Apollonius in four books (T 1), remains an obscure figure. He can be dated roughly to the 1st — 2nd century a.d. He is possibly to be identified with M. of Athens, who is mentioned by Plutarch in his Quaestio…

Hermippos of Berytos (1061)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Hermippus of Berytus: On Slaves Prominent in Learning (1061)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Hermippus of Berytus flourished during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. He was born in a village near Berytus, and was a pupil of Philo of Byblus (1060), who acquainted him with his patron Herennius Severus1. H. was pr…

Apollonios of Rhodes (1766)

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

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…
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