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(Μηνόδοτος; Mēnódōtos).

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[1] M. of Perinthus Historian, c. 200 BC

In about 200 BC, he wrote a ‘Greek History (Hellenikaì Pragmateîai) in 15 books, probably a continuation of the work of Psaon of Plataeae (FGrH 78) and dealing with events after 218/17 (Diod. Sic. 26,4). He may be identical (see [1]) with M. of Samos (which was considered a colony of Perinthus). The latter was the author of a periegesis ( pe…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Nutton, Vivian (London) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Menodotus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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