Demosthenes of Bithynia (1769)
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First published online in April 2015.

To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV E. Paradoxography and Antiquities. IV 2. Antiquities, vol. 1, ed. by David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston.

Introduction/ Biographical Essay

No biographical data are known about Demosthenes of Bithynia. In FGrHist 699 F 17/ BNJ 699 F 17, he is considered as a source for Alexander Polyhistor (2nd-1st cent. BC) and a target of Polybios’ criticism, but in th…

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Barbantani, Silvia, “Demosthenes of Bithynia (1769)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part IV, General Editor: Stefan Schorn (Leuven) (2011 onwards), Guido Schepens (Leuven) (1998-2010). Consulted online on 20 September 2018 <>

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