Brill’s New Jacoby

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Subject: Classical Studies

General Editor: Ian Worthington

Brill's New Jacoby is a fully-revised and enlarged edition of Jacoby’s Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker I-III, providing new texts of the ancient historians in many instances as well as several new historians and many new fragments of existing historians that were either unknown to Jacoby or excluded by him. Especially important is that for the first time ever commentaries are provided on the final 248 historians in FGrHist I-III, which Jacoby was unable to prepare before his death. In addition, and also for the first time, Brill's New Jacoby presents facing English translations of all the testimonia and fragments, new, critical commentaries on all the testimony and fragments, and a brief encyclopedia-style entry about each historian’s life and works, with a select bibliography.

Brill’s New Jacoby
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Aphrodisios (386)

(681 words)

Author(s): Ganter, Angela
This entry was prepared by Angela Ganter and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Aphrodisios Jacoby number: 386 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-3rd century AD? 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XII. Boeotia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 386 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium , Lexikon, ᾽Αφόρμιον Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Apion of Alexandria (616)

(42,189 words)

Author(s): Keyser, Paul T.
This entry was prepared by Paul T. Keyser and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Apion of Alexandria Jacoby number: 616 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 616 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απίων, α 3215 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress slavery slavery - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon,…

Apollas of Pontos (266)

(4,110 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollas of Pontos Jacoby number: 266 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 266 T 1 Source: Quintilian (M. Fabius Quintilianus), Institutes of Oratory, 11, 2, 14 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Tex…

Apollodoros of Artemita (779)

(7,793 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Apollodoros of Artemita Jacoby number: 779 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXV. Parthia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 779 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 15.29, 682c-d Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress agriculture, ancient - …

Apollodoros of Erythrai (422)

(2,546 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Apollodoros of Erythrai Jacoby number: 422 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 | XXI. Erythrae Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 422 F 1 Source: Varro, M. Terentius (in Lactantius), Divinae Institutiones, 1, 6, 9 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD 4th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: oracles - Library of Congress epic - …

Apollodoros, Pontika (803)

(2,626 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…

Apollonides Horapios (?) (661)

(2,605 words)

Author(s): Garstad, Benjamin
This entry was prepared by Benjamin Garstad and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Apollonides Horapios (?) Jacoby number: 661 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 661 T 1 Source: Anonymus-Anonymi, 2 Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Latin Fragment subject: classical antiquities - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Anonymus-Anonymi, 2 post hunc (scil. Moysen) de pro…

Apollonios (403)

(918 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Jacoby number: 403 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVII. Delphi Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 403 F 1 Source: unknown, Phot. Berol, p. 100, 10 Rei Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Phot. Berol, p. 100, 10 Rei᾽Αμφίδρομος δαίμων· οἷον ὁ γενέθ…

Apollonios Molo of Rhodes (728)

(3,567 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Molo of Rhodes Jacoby number: 728 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 728 T 1a Source: Strabo, Geographica [Vide: Apollodorus et Eratosthenes apud Strabonem], 14.2.13, 655 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Ge…

Apollonios of Aphrodisias (740)

(13,275 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios of Aphrodisias Jacoby number: 740 Attested works: 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 740 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απολλώνιος ᾽Αφροδισιεύς (I 309,13 Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ᾽Απολλώνιος ᾽Αφ…

Apollonios of Athens (365)

(4,341 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios of Athens Jacoby number: 365 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 365 T 1 Source: IG 2, 2, 3487 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: inscription votive offerings - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby IG 2, 2, 3487Ἀπολλώ[ν]ιον ᾽Αγήνορο[ς ᾽…

Appendix on Skythia (845)

(4,620 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Appendix on Skythia Jacoby number: 845 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 6th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 845 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 7.3.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Katasterismoi, 7.3.61. Ἀπολλόδωρος ἐν τῶι δευτέρωι Περὶ νεῶν προοιμιαζομένος ... ἐπαινεῖ... ᾽Ερατοσθένους ἀπόφασιν, ὅτι φησὶν ἐκεῖνος κ…

Appendix on the Malians (483)

(3,224 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Appendix on the Malians Jacoby number: 483 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 483 T 1 Source: Aristodama of Smyrna, (Syll 3 532) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: magistrates, roman - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Aristodama of Smyrna, (Syll 3 532)τῶν Αἰτωλῶν· / στραταγέοντος ῾Αγήτα Καλλιπολίτα· ἀγαθᾶι τύχαι. ἔδοξε [τᾶι πόλει] / τῶν Λαμιέων· v ἐπει…

Appendix (Rhodes) (533)

(12,318 words)

Author(s): Ueno, Shinya
This entry was prepared by Shinya Ueno and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Appendix (Rhodes) Jacoby number: 533 Attested works: …

Appian (237)

(2,448 words)

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

Aratos (642)

(379 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 20…

Aratos of Sicyon (231)

(9,638 words)

Author(s): Beck, Hans | Eckstein, Arthur
This entry was prepared by …

Archelaos (123)

(5,253 words)

Author(s): Bearzot, Cinzia
This entry was prepared by Cinzia Bearzot and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Archelaos Jacoby number: 123 Attested works: …

Archemachos of Euboia (424)

(5,810 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: …

Archias of Antioch (186)

(1,389 words)

Author(s): S. Bucher, Gregory
This entry was prepared by Gregory Bucher and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Archias of Antioch Jacoby number: 186 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2…
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