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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 …

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…

Nikanor (146)

(5,493 words)

Author(s): Müller, Sabine
This entry was prepared by Sabine Müller and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Nikanor Jacoby number: 146 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:   BNJ 146 F 1a Source: Scholia, Phaedrus, 244b, bis Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Oracles - Library of Congress Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Judais…

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…

Potamon of Mytilene (1085)

(5,201 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 147] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Potamon of Mytilene: Encomium on Caesar. Encomium on Brutus (1085)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay The orator Potamon of Mytilene1, son of Lesbonax, enters into history shortly after the Battle of Pharsalus (48 b.c.) when he undertook an embassy, together with the famous Lesbian poet Crina…

Seleukos of Alexandria (1056)

(3,156 words)

Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 341] [= 634] Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Seleucus of Alexandria: On Lives of Philosophers (1056)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay The grammarian Seleucus1 can be securely dated to the time of Augustus and Tiberius. He came from Alexandria, but lived in Rome, where we find him in the learned c…

Apollonios of Tyana (1064)

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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
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