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Anaximander the Younger (9)

(5,600 words)

Author(s): Węcowski, Marek
This entry was prepared by Marek Węcowski and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anaximander the Younger Jacoby number: 9 Attested works: Explanation of Pythagorean Symbols: T1, uncertain: T2 - T3, F4; Account of Heroes: T4, F1 - F3, Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 9 T 1 Source: Suda α 1987, s.v. ᾽Αναξίμανδρος ᾽Αναξιμάνδρου (Adler) Work mentioned: Explanation of Pythagorean Symbols Source date: 10th century AD So…

Philip of Theangela (741)

(7,521 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Philip of Theangela Jacoby number: 741 Attested works: History of Karia: F1, F5, On the Karians and Leleges: F2, On the Karians: F3, F3a, uncertain: F4, Historian's date: 3rd 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 741 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography (ed. Radt), 14.2.28, C662 Work mentioned: History of Karia Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC –…

Seleukos of Alexandria (341)

(3,926 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Seleukos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 341 Attested works: uncertain: T1; Commentary on the Axones of Solon: F2; Miscellanies Miscellanies: F3, F4, F6 Historian's date: 1st century AD 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 341 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σέλευκος Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: b…

Dionysios , On India (717)

(1,217 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios, On India Jacoby number: 717 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 717 T 1a Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Natural History, 6, 58 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (G. Plinius Secundu…

Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) (375)

(906 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Horismoi (De finibus urbis) Jacoby number: 375 Attested works: On the Boundaries of the City: F1, 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 375 F 1 Source: Scholia (V) on Aristophanes Birds 997 Work mentioned: On the Boundaries of the City Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: p…

Kleitarchos of Alexandria (137)

(34,371 words)

Author(s): Prandi, Luisa
This entry was prepared by Luisa Prandi and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Kleitarchos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 137 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 137 T 1a Source: Suda, κ 1764, s.v. Κλείταρχος (ed. Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon …

Aristoteles of Chalkis (423)

(4,603 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Aristoteles of Chalkis Jacoby number: 423 Attested works: On Euboia: T1, F1, F2; uncertain: F3 - F6 Historian's date: 4th century BC, 4th century BC- 3rd century BC 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 423 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies (Stromata) 6.26.8 Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD S…

Akesandros of Cyrene (469)

(3,826 words)

Author(s): Nicolai, Roberto
This entry was prepared by Roberto Nicolai and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Akesandros of Cyrene Jacoby number: 469 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 | XL. Cyrene Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 469 F 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 4.57 ( Ioannes Tzetzes, Commentary on Lykophron, Alexandra 886 ) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: genealogy - …

Heragoras of Megara (486A)

(553 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Heragoras of Megara Jacoby number: 486A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 486A F 1a Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1. 211-215c (= 486 F 3a) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1, 211-215c῾Ηραγόρας δὲ ἐν τοῖς Μεγαρικοῖς τὸν τὴν ᾽Ωρείθυιαν ἁρπάσαντα Βορέαν υἱὸν Στρυμόνος φησίν, οὐχὶ δὲ τὸν ἄνεμον. Heragoras, in his Mega…

Servius (47)

(486 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Servius Honoratus, Maurus Jacoby number: 47 Attested works: Trojan History: F1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 47 F 1 Source: Scholion rec. B* on Homer, Iliad 21.242 (Dindorf) Work mentioned: Trojan History Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragme…

Phanodemos of Athens (325)

(20,639 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Phanodemos of Athens Jacoby number: 325 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 325 T 1 Source: Suda, ϕ 76, s.v. Φανόδημος (ed. Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΦανόδημοςΦ…

Lysimachides (366)

(4,867 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Lysimachides Jacoby number: 366 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD 1st century AD 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 366 F 1 Source: Harpokration, Lexicon on Ten Attic Orators, Μ 24, s.v. Μεταγειτνιών (ed. Keaney) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: histor…

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Lycurgo) (401c)

(7,373 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 Lycurgo) Jacoby number: 401c 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 | XVI. Delos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 401c F 1a Source: Patmos Lexicon, s.v. εἰρεσιώνη (Sakkelion, BCH 1 [1877], 149; Lexica Graeca Minora, 159) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: c…

Demon of Athens (327)

(15,197 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Demon of Athens Jacoby number: 327 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 327 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 criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Sud…

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 , …

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 Sprawski, Sławomir (Kraków)

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 …

Diokles (693)

(1,951 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Diokles Jacoby number: 693 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD 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 693 F 1 Source: Josephus, T. Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 10, 228 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Hermesianax of Colophon (691)

(4,101 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hermesianax of Colophon Jacoby number: 691 Attested works: Historian's date: 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 691 T 1 Source: Scholia, Theriaka, 3 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress commentaries-history and criticism - …

Hippias of Elis (6)

(18,026 words)

Author(s): Węcowski, Marek
This entry was prepared by Marek Węcowski and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Hippias of Elis Jacoby number: 6 Attested works: Names of Peoples: F1, Olympionikai: F2, Collection: F3, Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 6 T 1 Source: Suda , ι 543, s.v. ῾Ιππίας (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, ι 543, s.v. ῾ΙππίαςΔιοπ…

Aristokles (or Aristoteles) (436)

(3,860 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles (or Aristoteles) Jacoby number: 436 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 | XXV. Hermione Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 436 F 1 Source: Scholia on Theokritos, Idylls 15.64 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress religion r…

Alexandros Polyhistor (273)

(117,475 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Polyhistor (L. Cornelius Alexander) Jacoby number: 273 Attested works: Aigyptiaka: F1-F11; On Bithynia: F12-13; On the Euxine Sea: Historian's date: 1st 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 273 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Αλέξανδρος ὁ Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: slavery …

Theodoros of Samothrace (62)

(1,903 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros of Samothrace Jacoby number: 62 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 62 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 7, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 152b26 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Dares (51)

(3,820 words)

Author(s): Erdas, Donatella
This entry was prepared by Donatella Erdas and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dares the Phrygian Jacoby number: 51 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 51 T 1 Source: Dares the Phrygian (Latin) (Dares Phrygius Latinus), On the Fall of Troy (De excidio Troiae historia) epistula dedicatoria; p. 1 (ed. F. Meister) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: rel…

Agathon (801)

(1,864 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Agathon Jacoby number: 801 Attested works: 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 801 F 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika (ed. Wendel), 2, 1015b Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 2, 101…

Agroitas (762)

(7,636 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: On Libya: F1, F7b 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 762 F 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika, 2.498-527 Work mentioned: On Libya Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology Textual base: Jacoby 2.498-527 ᾽Αγροίτας δὲ ἐν ᾱ Λιβυκῶν ὑπὸ ᾽Απόλλωνος εἰ…

Christodoros of Koptos (283)

(2,383 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Christodoros of Koptos Jacoby number: 283 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century AD 6th 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 283 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χριστόδωρος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress classical a…

Kineas of Thessaly (603)

(2,985 words)

Author(s): Benferhat, Yasmina
This entry was prepared by Yasmina Benferhat and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Kineas of Thessaly Jacoby number: 603 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century AD 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 603 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium , Ethnica, ῎Εφυρα Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: commentaries-history and criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Bion Soleus (668)

(5,016 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Bion Soleus Jacoby number: 668 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1 - T4, F1 - F6 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 668 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers [Vide: Demetrius Magnes & Sosibius apud Diogenem Laertium], 4, 58 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment su…

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…

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 - …

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…

Agroitas (762)

(14,963 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: 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:   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 2.498-527 Wendel Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

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…

Leonides (827)

(618 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Leonides Jacoby number: 827 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: Byzantion?   BNJ 827 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Lykophron, Alexandra 755 (Etymologicum Genuinum p. 299 Mi; Etymologicum Magnum p. 789, 10) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and criticism …

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…

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…

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

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…
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