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Ischomachos (1058)

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

Dionysios of Ephesos (1104)

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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 …

Telephos of Pergamon (1071)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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

Andron of Ephesos (1005)

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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…

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

Philiskos of Miletos (1013)

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Author(s): Engels, Johannes
[= 337 bis] Originally published as: Engels, Johannes. “Philiskos of Miletos (1013)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 1. The Pre-Hellenistic period. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1998. About This Historian Historian: Philiskos of Miletos Jacoby number: 1013 Attested works: A Milesian Speech : T 1b Amphictyonic Speech : T 1b Treatise on Rhetoric : T 1b, T 9 Collection of Famous Sayings of Isokrates : T 1b History of Egypt : T 9 History of Sicily : T 9 Agains the T…
Date: 2018-11-01

Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)

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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

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…

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…

Lykon/Lykos of Iasos (1110)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Lycon/Lycus of Iasus: On Pythagorean Life (1110)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Lycon (DK 57), author of a Pythagorean Life, is completely obscure1. Although he is said to be from Iasus (T 1), he is perhaps to be identified with the Pythagorean from Tarentum, listed by…

Seleukos of Alexandria (1056)

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

Apollonios of Tyana (1064)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
First published online in August 2011.Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Apollonius of Tyana: Life of Pythagoras (1064)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Apollonius of Tyana is more a figure of legend and lore than of history. Thus, talking about his life involves separating different layers of tradition rather than writing a continuous vita1. T…
Date: 2018-11-01

Nikagoras of Athens (1076)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Nicagoras of Athens: Lives of Famous Men (1076)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Nicagoras I, son of Mnesaeus, belonged to one of the leading Athenian families1. In view of his long family tree N. can be compared with the historian Dexippus2. He may have been a grandson of the famous 2nd century orator …

Soranos of Ephesos (1062)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Soranus of Ephesus: Lives of Physicians (1062)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Soranus of Ephesus is one of the main exponents of the so-called Methodical school of physicians founded by Themison ( methodicae medicinae instructissimus auctor 1). He lived in Alexandria and Rome during the reigns of …

Christodoros of Koptos (1084)

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Author(s): Radicke, Jan
[= 283] First published online in August 2011.Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Christodorus of Coptus: On the Disciples of the Great Proclus (1084)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Christodorus of Coptus, epic poet in the style of Nonnus1, dates to the reign of Anastasius (a.d. 491-518), whose capture of Isauria he also…

Demetrio di Skepsis (2013)

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Author(s): Biraschi, Anna Maria
This entry was written by Anna Maria Biraschi and published on 1 July 2011. About This Historian Historian: Demetrios of Skepsis Jacoby number: 2013 Attested works: …

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 …
Date: 2017-10-19

Skymnos (2047)

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Author(s): Orth, Christian
Date: 2017-10-19

Protagoras (2044)

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Author(s): Dueck, Daniela
Date: 2017-10-19

Die Berichte der unbekannteren Indienfahrer (2219)

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This entry was prepared by Stefan Faller and published on 1 May 2019. Kommentar Im Anhang 721 der FGrHist III C hat Jacoby nach eigenem Bekunden die Fragmente der „späteren Indienfahrer“ gesammelt. Eine Durchsicht der Texte zeigt allerdings, dass die zeitliche Komponente dabei nicht der Hauptgrund für die Auswahl war: Zwar bezieht sich die überwiegende Menge des Materials auf Notizen aus den Jahrhunderten nach Skylax oder Ktesias, aber einerseits nicht ausschließlich und andererseits war für die Aufnahme der …

Zenothemis (2054)

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Author(s): González Ponce, Francisco J.
This entry was written by Francisco J. González Ponce and published on 1 July 2011 Aus dem spanischen übersetzt von Manolis Ulbricht und Olaf Schlunke About This Historian Historian: Zenothemis Jacoby number: 2054 Attested works: Historian's date: not_specified Historical focus: V. Geography | A. Descriptive Geography Place of origin: unknown   FGrHist 2054 T 1a Source: Tzetzes, Ioannes, Chiliades , 7, 675 (= fr. 855 Lloyd-Jones–Parsons) Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD, c. 1110 - 1180 AD Source origin: unknown Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography - Librar…
Date: 2017-10-19

Pseudo-Skymnos (2048)

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Author(s): Korenjak, Martin
This entry was written by Martin Korenjak and published on 1 July 2011. Einleitung zum Kommentar Was sich von den Jamben des Ps.-S. erhalten hat, ist in zwei (sich etwas überschneidenden) Teilen überliefert: Codex unicus für 1-743 ist die aus dem 13.Jh. stammende geographische Sammelhandschrift Parisinus Gr. Suppl. 443 (D).1 722-1026 lassen sich aus der anonymen frühbyzantinischen Kompilation Periplus Ponti Euxini gewinnen, die ihrerseits ganz oder teilweise in vier wichtigen Handschriften (ABVW) erhalten ist.2 Die sonstige Nebenüberlieferung besteht nur aus den zwei…
Date: 2019-01-01

Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) (764)

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Author(s): Naiden, F. S.
This entry was prepared by Fred S. Naiden and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) Jacoby number: 764 Attested works: On Libya: F1, F19b Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 764 F 1 Source: Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6 Work mentioned: On Libya Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), On the Nature of Animals, 17.6Θεοκλῆς δὲ ἐν τῆι τετάρτηι περὶ τὴν Σύρτιν λέγει γίνεσ…

Anonymous, On Persia (696)

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Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Persia Jacoby number: 696 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC 6th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 696 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geographica , 15.3.23 Works mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Criticism - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Geographica, 15.3.23συνέβη δὲ τοῖς Πέρσαις …

Androkles (751)

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Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Androkles Jacoby number: 751 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 751 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Magnum (Gaisford T.) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Photius apud Etymologicum Magnum], 738, 40, Σφηκώδεις Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Etymo…

Leon of Alabanda (278)

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Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Leon of Alabanda Jacoby number: 278 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC, late 4th century BC (TPQ)-5th century AD 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 278 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Λέων ᾽Αλαβανδεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress histo…

Charon of Lampsakos (262)

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Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Charon of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 262 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th 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 262 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χάρων· Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΧάρωνΛαμψακηνός, υἱὸς Πυθοκλέους· γε…

Deinias of Argos (306)

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Author(s): Tell, Håkan
This entry was prepared by Håkan Tell and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Deinias of Argos Jacoby number: 306 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 | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 306 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Aratos 3.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: despotism - Library of Congress revolutions - Library of Congress law, ancient - …

Theochrestos (761)

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Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theochrestos Jacoby number: 761 Attested works: On Libya: F1a, F1b 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 761 T 1 Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Natural History, 1, 37 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: natural history - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby P…

Melanthios of Athens (326)

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Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Melanthios of Athens Jacoby number: 326 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 326 F 1 Source: Harpokration, Lexicon on Ten Attic Orators γ 18, s.v. γρυπάνιον ( Suda, γ 468, s.v. γρυπάνιον (Adler)); Etymologicum Genuinum, p. 79 (Miller); Etymologicum Magnum, p. 242.10 (Gaisford); Lexicon Sab…

Ion of Chios (392)

(27,889 words)

Author(s): Katsaros, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Katsaros and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Ion of Chios Jacoby number: 392 Attested works: uncertain: T1, uncertain: T2, uncertain: T3, uncertain: T4, uncertain: T5a, uncertain: T5b, uncertain: T5c, uncertain: T6, uncertain: T7, uncertain: T8, Foundation of Chios: F1, Foundation of Chios: F2, Foundation of Chios: F3, Epidemiai: F4, Epidemiai: F5, Epidemiai: F6, Epidemiai: F7, Sunekdemetikos: F8, Epidemiai: F9, uncertain: F10, Epidemiai: F11, Epidemiai: F12, Epidemiai: F13, Epidemiai: F14, Epidemiai: F15, Epidem…

Ephoros (70)

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Author(s): Parker, Victor
This entry was prepared by Victor Parker and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ephoros Jacoby number: 70 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 70 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ῎Εφιππος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ῎Εφιππος῎Εφιππος· ** Κυμαῖος, υἱὸς Δημοφίλου, οἱ δὲ ᾽Αντιόχου· ᾽Ισοκρ…

Dieuchidas of Megara (485)

(6,611 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian …

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,769 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: …

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Hyperide) (401b)

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Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2010. …

Baton of Sinope (268)

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Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Baton of Sinope Jacoby number: 268 Attested works: …

Ariston of Alexandria (649)

(2,802 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ariston of Alexandria Jacoby number: 649 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 649 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 17, 1, 5, 790 Work mentioned: …

Rufus (826)

(1,504 words)

Author(s): Northwood, Simon
This entry was prepared by Simon Northwood and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Rufus Jacoby number: 826 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 826 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca (Bekker I.) [Vide: Agatharchides, anonymus.Proclus & Ptolemaeus Chennus apud Photium], 161, 104 a 39 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textu…

Pherekydes of Athens (3)

(113,741 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Athens Jacoby number: 3 Attested works: Histories: F22a, Histories: F52, Historian's date: 5th century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown R.L. Fowler, Early Greek Mythography 1 (Oxford 2000) has vastly improved the text of Pherekydes and, as a result, our understanding of the Historiai and the fragments of the other ancient mythographers. Un…

Aristodemos of Elis (414)

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Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Aristodemos of Elis Jacoby number: 414 Attested works: n.a. 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 414 F 1 Source: Eusebios of Caesarea, Chronicle I p. 90, 17 (ed. Karst) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century AD Source language: Armenian Source genre: History, ancient- Library of Congress Fragment subject: Histo…

Lykeas of Naukratis (613)

(7,414 words)

Author(s): Gambetti, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Gambetti and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Lykeas of Naukratis Jacoby number: 613 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 613 T 1 Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Historia.C.) Natural History (ed. Mayhoff), 1, 36 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: architecture, ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Asklepiades of Myrlea (697)

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Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Myrlea Jacoby number: 697 Attested works: On the Grammarians: F9, F11 Historian's date: 2nd-1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 697 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Ασκληπιάδης Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography-to 5…

Menekles of Barka (270)

(11,261 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Menekles of Barka Jacoby number: 270 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd 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 270 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.83, 184B-C Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,348 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 April 2007. 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: unknown   BNJ 451 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 6.26.7 (ed. Stählin) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Cle…

Hellanikos of Lesbos (687a)

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Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 687a Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | V. Babylonia, Assyria, Media, Persia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 687a T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Epistula ad Pompeium Geminum, 3.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - …
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