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Phainias of Eresos (1012)

(33,747 words)

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)

(7,974 words)

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

Demetrio di Skepsis (2013)

(36,618 words)

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)

(6,442 words)

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)

(8,054 words)

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)

(2,414 words)

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)

(7,015 words)

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)

(38,997 words)

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

Ischomachos (1058)

(1,265 words)

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

Telephos of Pergamon (1071)

(2,883 words)

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

Amyntianos (1072)

(1,875 words)

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

Philo of Byblos (1060)

(12,530 words)

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

Theseus (1078)

(1,964 words)

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

Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)

(285,242 words)

Author(s): Bollansée, Jan
Originally published as: Bollansée, Jan. “Hermippos of Smyrna (1026)." Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 3. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. About This Historian Historian: Hermippos of Smyrna Jacoby number: 1026 Attested works: On Lawgivers : T 7; F 1-F 8; F 70? On the Seven Sages : T 8; F 9-F 20; F 65? On Pythagoras : T 9; F 21-F 26; F 27? On Aristotle : T 10; F 28-F 33; F 73? F 89? On Theophrastos : T 11, T 20; F 34-F 38 On Those who Converted from Philosophy to [...…
Date: 2018-11-01

Potamon of Mytilene (1085)

(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)

(10,554 words)

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)

(1,397 words)

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…

Anonymous, On Libya (De Libya) (764)

(5,690 words)

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…

Androkles (751)

(1,519 words)

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)

(8,110 words)

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)

(37,736 words)

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)

(6,435 words)

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)

(2,605 words)

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)

(3,339 words)

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)

(182,346 words)

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 Historian: Dieuchidas of Megara Jacoby number: 485 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LI. Megara Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 485 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 6.2.26.28 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, c. 150 – before 215 AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: transmission of texts - Library of Congress Tex…

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 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 , Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium , Κύπρος .... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς Κινύρου· <ἢ τῆς Βύβλου καὶ ᾽Αφροδίτης, ὡς Φιλοστέφανος ἐν τῶι Περὶ νήσων καὶ ῎Ιστρος ἐν ᾽Αποικ…

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

(8,667 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Hyperide) Jacoby number: 401b Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 401b T 1a Source: Demosthenes, On the Crown (Or. 18) 134 Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress symbouleutic oratory Textual base: Jacoby Demosthenes, On the Crown (18.18), 134τοιγαροῦν εἰδυῖα ταῦθ᾽ ἡ βουλὴ ἡ ἐξ…

Baton of Sinope (268)

(6,386 words)

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: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 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 268 T 1 Source: Strabo, On Geography 12.3.11, C546 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress histor…

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: Source date: 1st century BC, last quarter of the 1st BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress transmission of texts - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strab…

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)

(3,246 words)

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)

(5,036 words)

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)

(8,581 words)

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 - …

Sokrates of Argos (310)

(14,954 words)

Author(s): Machado, Dominic
This entry was prepared by Dominic Machado and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Sokrates of Argos Jacoby number: 310 Attested works: Historian's date: Hellenistic Period 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 310 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 2.47 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Lexicography - Library of Congress Phi…

Nikias of Mallos (60)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Nikias of Mallos Jacoby number: 60 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 60 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Moralia 13, 308f Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Plutarch, Moralia, 13, 308f῾Ηρακλῆς τοῦ ᾽Ιόλης γάμου ἀποτυχὼν τὴ…

Alexander (739)

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Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Jacoby number: 739 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIV. Caria Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 739 T 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika, 1.925 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1.925Χέρνησον‧ τὴν μετὰ Θρᾴκην κειμένην Χερσόνησον. ἦ…

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

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. 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 Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euripides, 1139βωμοῦ κενώσας δεξίμηλον ἐσχάραν,τὸ Τρωικὸν πήδημα πηδήσας ποδοῖνχωρεῖ πρὸς αὐτούς] ὁποῖον ἐν τῆι Τρ…

Maiandrios of Miletos and (?) Leandr(i)os of Miletos (491-492)

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Author(s): Sato, Noboru
This entry was prepared by Noboru Sato and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Maiandrios of Miletos and (?) Leandr(i)os of Miletos Jacoby number: 491-492 Attested works: Histories: F1 Historian's date: 4th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LIV. Miletus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 491-492 T 1 Source: Inscriptions from Priene 37.118 ff. (ed. A. Magnetto, L’arbitrato di Rodi fra Samo e Priene (Pisa 2008), lines 152 ff.) Work mentioned: n.a. Source…

Hegesippos (391)

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Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hegesippos Jacoby number: 391 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIV. Chalkidike Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 391 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Μηκύβερνα Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress biog…

Anonymous / The Writers of The Atthides (329)

(5,509 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous / The Writers of The Atthides Jacoby number: 329 Attested works: Historian's date: various Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 329 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.8.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient--chronology - Library of Congress criticis…

Skamon of Mytilene (476)

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Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Skamon of Mytilene Jacoby number: 476 Attested works: unknown: F5, F6; On Inventions: F6 Historian's date: 4th century BC, late 4th century BC (T.A.Q.) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLV. Lesbos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 476 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σκάμων Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Inscriptions- Library of Congress Textual b…

Dionysios of Olbia (804)

(1,392 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Olbia Jacoby number: 804 Attested works: uncertain: F1, 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 804 F 1 Source: Etymologicum Genuinum (M.: Miller E., Mélanges; R.: Reitzenstein R., Geschichte) [Vide: Lexicon rhetoricum & Orosius apud Etymo1ogicum Genuinum] , - Κάλπιν; p. 175 M. Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: v…

Dionysios Scytobrachion (32)

(44,617 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Scytobrachion Jacoby number: 32 Attested works: The Expedition of Dionysos and Athena: T1; Mythika for Parmenon: T1; uncertain: T2, T6, F7 - F9,F12, F13; Argonauts, the: T1 - T4, F1a - F3, F5 - F6b, F10a - b, F14 - F18; On the Trojan War: T4, T5, F11; The Events after Dareios: T5; Description of the World: T5; On Persia: T5; Mythical Stories: T5; Historic Cycle: T5; Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Myth…
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