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Eudoros of Alexandria (650)

(4,212 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Eudoros of Alexandria Jacoby number: 650 Attested works: On Geography: T1 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 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 650 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 17.1.5, C 790 Work mentioned: On Geography Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Literatur…

Skylax of Karyanda (709)

(13,583 words)

Author(s): Kaplan, Philip
This entry was prepared by Philip Kaplan and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Skylax of Karyanda Jacoby number: 709 Attested works: Circumnavigation of Lands Beyond the Pillars of Herakles or Circuit of the Earth: T1-T6, F1-F7b; Circumnavigation of the Inhabited Sea of Europe, Asia and Africa: F8-F13 Historian's date: 6th - 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Karyanda   BNJ 709 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σκύλαξ Work mentioned: Circumnavigation …

Demetrios of Byzantion (162)

(1,750 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Byzantion Jacoby number: 162 Attested works: Migration of the Galatians from Europe into Asia: T1; On Antiochos, Ptolemy and their settlement of Libya: T1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | F. Galatian Wars, Seleucids Place of origin: Byzantion   BNJ 162 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of Philosophers 5.83 Work mentioned: Migration of the Galatians from E…

Sosthenes of Knidos (846)

(2,428 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Sosthenes of Knidos Jacoby number:846Attested works:Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXI. Spain Place of origin: Knidos   BNJ 846 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 16.3 ( Moralia 1159e) Work mentioned:Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress M…

Nikarchos (731)

(1,152 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Nikarchos Jacoby number: 731 Attested works: On Jews (F1) Historian's date: 3rd century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Egypt?   BNJ 731 F 1 Source: Photios, Lexikon, s.v. ῎Αλφα (p. 83, 10 R, ed. Naber, Reitzenstein) Work mentioned: On Jews Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and critic…

Joannes Hyrcanus (736)

(972 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Ioannes Hyrkanos Jacoby number: 736 Attested works: Chronicle (Annals?) of the High-PriesthoodT1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Judaea   BNJ 736 T 1 Source: Old Testament, 1 Maccabees 16:23-24 Work mentioned: Chronicle (Annals?) of the High-Priesthood Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Judaism - Li…

Sokrates of Rhodes (192)

(2,364 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Sokrates of Rhodes Jacoby number: 192 Attested works: Civil Wars : F 1 Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: Rhodes   BNJ 192 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.29 p. 147e–148b Work mentioned: Civil Wars Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Food - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library …

Metrophanes (796)

(924 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Metrophanes Jacoby number: 796 Attested works: On Phrygia: T1, F1; On Types of Style: T1; On Issues: T1; Commentary on Hermogenes’ Art: T1; Commentary on Aristides T1; Historian's date: 3rd - 4th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVII. Phrygia Place of origin: Eukarpia (Phrygia)   BNJ 796 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Μητροφάνης (μ 1009 Adler) Work mentioned: On Phrygia; On Types of Style; On Issues; C…

Empylos of Rhodes (191)

(1,205 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Empylos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 191 Attested works: Brutus Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: Rhodes   BNJ 191 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Brutus 2 Work mentioned: Brutus Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of Congress Frag…

Artemidoros of Ephesos (438)

(1,303 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 1 October 2019. About this Historian Historian: Artemidoros of Ephesos Jacoby number: 438 Attested works: Geographic Descriptions(?) (F1); Ionian Commentaries(?) (F1) Historian's date: 1st-2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIX. Ionia Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 438 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 3.111d Work mentioned: Ionian Commentaries (Geographic Descriptions?) Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Sou…

Philo (729)

(3,175 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Philo Jacoby number: 729 Attested works: On Jerusalem: F1-F3 Historian's date: 3rd 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 729 T 1 Source: Ιosephos, Against Apion 1.218 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Judaism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism …

Kritias of Athens (338A)

(34,266 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Kritias of Athens Jacoby number: 338A Attested works: Historian's date: c. 460-May 403 BC Historical focus: Place of origin: Athens Note on Text, Translation and Commentary In FGrH, Jacoby listed titles for Kritias’ Politeiai or Constitutions of the Athenians ( FGrH 338E), Lakedaimonians ( FGrH 580A), and Thessalians ( FGrH 604A), but provided neither text nor commentary for any of them. The reason for this omission is unknown, but Kritias’ importance as…

Telephanes (371)

(1,606 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Jacoby number: 371 Attested works: On the City: F1 Historian's date: 3rd century AD TAQ 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 371 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistai 14.3 p. 614D-E Work mentioned: On the City Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient –History and criticism Fragment subject: Literature, Ancient…

Agathon of Samos (843)

(5,103 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Agathon of Samos Jacoby number: 843 Attested works: Skythika F1 On Rivers F2 Historian's date: c.100 BC - c.120 AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 843 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis (On Rivers) 14.4-5 Work mentioned: Skythika Source date: c. 120 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Natural H…

Staphylos of Naukratis (269)

(8,951 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by L.V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Staphylos of Naukratis Jacoby number: 269 Attested works: Concerning Athens: F1; Concerning Aeolians: F2; Concerning Arcadians: F3; Concerning Thessaly: F4; Thessalian Matters: F5; Concerning Thessalians: F6 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Naukratis   BNJ 269 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.4 (5) Work mentioned: n.a. Source d…

Agroitas (762)

(14,963 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin:   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 2.498-527 Wendel Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Heragoras of Megara (486A)

(1,181 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Heragoras of Megara Jacoby number: 486A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: Megara   BNJ 486A F 1a Source: Scholion on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 1.211-215c (= BNJ 486 F 3a) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholion on Apollonios Rhodios, 1.211-215c῾Ηραγόρας δὲ ἐν τοῖς Μεγαρικ…

Architimos (315)

(2,159 words)

Author(s): De Luna, Maria Elena
This entry was prepared by Maria Elena De Luna and published on 1 April 2019. It is a new edition of the entry previously prepared by Madeleine Jost and James Roy and published on 1 October 2009. (See: BNJ 315) About this Historian Historian: Architimos Jacoby number: 315 Attested works: Arkadika: F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: History of cities and peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | Authors on single cities and regions | Arcadia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 315 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Greek Questions 300a-d Work mentioned: Arkadika Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Sou…

Anonymous on Pausanias, On Argolika (Anonymi apud Pausaniam de Argo) (314)

(8,293 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by B.W. Millis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous on Pausanias, On Argolika Jacoby number: 314 Attested works: On Argolika Historian's date: unknown Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 314 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 2.12.6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Travel, Ancient - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of CongressGenealogy - Library of CongressLiterature, Ancient—History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, G…

Hypermenes (394)

(1,425 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hypermenes Jacoby number: 394 Attested works: On Chios: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 394 F 1 Source: Ptolemaios Chennos (= Photius, Library [190] 152b20-5) Work mentioned: On Chios Source date: 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressCommentaries--Hi…
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