Amelesagoras von Athen (Eleusis) (330)
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The enigma of this much discussed figure is perhaps not hard to solve. A Chalcedonian as the author of an Atthis before Hellanikos is a phe- nomenon incredible in itself 1); actually A. of Chalkedon owes his ex- istence to a gap in the list of early historians negligently transcribed in Dionysios of Halikarnassos 2)…

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Jacoby, Felix, “Amelesagoras von Athen (Eleusis) (330)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part I-III, General Editor: Felix Jacoby. Consulted online on 25 September 2018 <>

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