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Agesilaos (828)

(865 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Agesilaos Jacoby number: 828 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 828 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela Minora 29 B, p. 312 E Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Mythology, Greek - …

Aristoboulos (830)

(1,779 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Aristoboulos Jacoby number: 830 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 830 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela Minora 32 B, p. 313 D Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism- Library of Congress Mythology, Greek - …

Timomachos (754)

(1,140 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Timomachos Jacoby number: 754 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 754 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistae 14.42, 638a Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophistae, 14.42, 638a Τιμόμαχος δ᾽ ἐν τοῖς Κυ…

Kritias of Athens (338A)

(34,266 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Kritias of Athens Jacoby number: 338A Attested works: Historian's date: c. 460-May 403 BC Historical focus: Place of origin: Athens Note on Text, Translation and Commentary In FGrH, Jacoby listed titles for Kritias’ Politeiai or Constitutions of the Athenians ( FGrH 338E), Lakedaimonians ( FGrH 580A), and Thessalians ( FGrH 604A), but provided neither text nor commentary for any of them. The reason for this omission is unknown, but Kritias’ importance as…

Diodoros (452)

(516 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diodoros Jacoby number: 452 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 452 F 1 Source: Scholia (Ambrosianus [K]) on Theokritos, 2, 120a Work mentioned: Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: scholia Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: C. Wendel, Scholia in T…

Zenodotos, Epitomes, Historical Commentaries (19)

(2,682 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 April 2018. About this historian Historian: Zenodotos, Epitomes, Historical Commentaries Jacoby number: 19 Attested works Epitomes: F1; Historical Commentaries: F2 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | . Place of origin: Alexandria, Ephesos, Mallos (?) BNJ 19 F 1 Source: Athenaios 10.2 (412a-b) Work mentioned: Epitomes Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Miscellaneous Anthologi…

Demetrios (of Salamis) (756)

(399 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios (of Salamis) Jacoby number: 756 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 756 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Karpasia (Καρπασία) Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: geography, ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: etiology - Library of Congress Te…

Palaiphatos of Egypt (660)

(1,092 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Egypt Jacoby number: 660 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 660 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Παλαίφατος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: greek Source genre: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s…

Clemens of Alexandria(?) (102)

(2,215 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Clemens Jacoby number: 102 Attested works: Historian's date: Unknown, though probably 2nd-3rd c. AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Alexandria   BNJ 102 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, s.v. Κλήμης Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Textual base: A. Adler, Suidae Lexicon, 5 vols., (Leipzig …

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…

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 - …

Theodoros, περὶ ῾Ρωμαίων (822)

(333 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros Jacoby number: 822 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 822 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 2.104 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Rhetoric, Ancient - Library of Congress Philosophy, An…

Dioxippos of Corinth (454)

(1,068 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Dioxippos of Corinth Jacoby number: 454 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 454 F 1 Source: Natalis Comes (Natale Conti), Mythologiae 4 p. 950 ed. Genev. Work mentioned: Source date: 16th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: mythography Fragment subject: myth - mythical figure- …

Kaimaron (720)

(1,242 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Kaimaron Jacoby number: 720 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 720 F 1 Source: Plutarch, On the names of rivers and mountains 4.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, …

Asklepiades of Cyprus (752)

(1,481 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Cyprus Jacoby number: 752 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: Cyprus   BNJ 752 F 1 Source: Porphyrios of Tyre, On Abstinence ( De abstinentia) 4.15 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Ethnology…

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…

Artemidoros of Ascalon (698)

(855 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Artemidoros of Askalon Jacoby number: 698 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Askalon   BNJ 698 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, Ethnica, s.v. ᾽Ασκάλων Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Fragment sub…

Simonides of Karystos or Eretria (55C)

(769 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Simonides of Karystos or Eretria Jacoby number:55CAttested works:Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus:Place of origin: Karystos or Eretria BNJ 55C T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Simonides, σ 444 Adler Work mentioned:Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia Fragment subject: Trojan War Mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Σιμωνίδης· Καρύστιος ἢ ᾽Ερετριεύς, ἐποποιός· Τὴν εἰς Αὐλίδα σύνοδον τῶν ᾽Αχαιῶν, τριμέτρω…

Simonides (8)

(6,867 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Simonides (ὁ γενεαλόγος) Jacoby number:8Attested works: Genealogy: T 1, F 1, F 2, F 5a, F 5b, F 5c; Inventions: T 1; Miscellanies: F 3 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 8 T 1 Source: Suda σ 442 (4.362.18 Adler) = T 1 Fowler = T 44b Poltera Work mentioned: Genealogy; Inventions Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literatur…

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(1,343 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides, Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euri…

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Abaris (Ἄβαρις), α 18 Adler Work mentioned: Marriage of the…

Pythainetos (299)

(8,356 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Pythainetos Jacoby number: 299 Attested works: On Aigina: F 1, F 2a, F 2b, F 2c, F 3 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 | II. Aegina Place of origin: unknown BNJ 299 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 4.1712 Work mentioned: On Aigina Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries - Library of Congress Fragment…

Agathokles of Samos (799)

(771 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agathokles of Samos Jacoby number: 799 Attested works: Constitution of the Pessinountioi: F 1 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: Samos BNJ 799 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 9.1 = Moralia 1155b-d Work mentioned: Constitution of the Pessinountioi Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Anc…

Xenophon of Cyprus (755)

(879 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon of Cyprus Jacoby number: 755 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 755 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Xenophon Kyprios (Ξενοφῶν Κύπριος) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textua…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,716 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) Jacoby number: 758 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 758 F 1a Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etiology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος.... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς…

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…

Anonymous, Chronicles of Archons (P. Oxy., 13, 1613) (Chronicon Archontum) (258)

(869 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Chronicles of Archons (P. Oxy., 13, 1613) (Chronicon Archontum) Jacoby number: 258 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | . Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 258 F 1 Source: Papyrus Oxyrynchus XIII 1613 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: chronology, historical - Library of Congress Fragment subject: chronology, historical - …

Kreon (753)

(714 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kreon Jacoby number: 753 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 753 F 1 Source: Scholia V on Aristophanes, Clouds 10 ( Suda, s.v. ᾽Εγκεκορδυλημένος) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Clothing and Dre…

Sosthenes of Knidos (846)

(2,428 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Sosthenes of Knidos Jacoby number:846Attested works:Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXI. Spain Place of origin: Knidos   BNJ 846 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 16.3 ( Moralia 1159e) Work mentioned:Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress M…

Akesandros of Cyrene (469)

(3,943 words)

Author(s): Nicolai, Roberto
This entry was prepared by Roberto Nicolai and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Akesandros of Cyrene Jacoby number: 469 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th-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: Cyrene   BNJ 469 F 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 4, 57 (Tzetzes On Lykophron 886) Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Autesion (298)

(2,855 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Autesion Jacoby number: 298 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 | I. Achaia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 298 F 1a Source: Scholia on Pindar, Olympian 1.37a Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: commentaries-history and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress T…

Theogenes (300)

(4,793 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theogenes Jacoby number: 300 Attested works: On Aigina: F 1a, F 1b, F 2 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | II. Aegina Place of origin: unknown BNJ 300 F 1a Source: Scholiast on Pindar, Nemean 3.21 (cf. Tzetzes on Lykophron 176; Tzetzes, Chiliades 7.302-317) Work mentioned: On Aigina Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries - …

Polycharos or Polyanthos of Kyrene (37)

(803 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Polycharos or Polyanthos of Kyrene Jacoby number: 37 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Kyrene   BNJ 37 F 1a Source: Sextus Empiricus, Against the Mathematicians 1.26 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - …
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