Xenagoras
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(Ξεναγόρας/Xenagóras).

[German version]

[1] Greek historian and geographer, probably in the 3rd cent. BC

Greek historian and geographer probably in the 3rd cent. BC (X. FGrH 240), mentioned by Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 1,72,5 after Callias [10] [1. 912 f.]. It is unclear whether he was identical to X. from Heraclea [7], the father of Nymphis [1. 913; 2. 1410 f.].

He wrote a chronicle that included Egypt (F 1) and the wes…

Cite this page
Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), “Xenagoras”, 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 21 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12212320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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