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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…

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…

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…

Artavasdes of Armenia (678)

(908 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Artavasdes of Armenia Jacoby number: 678 Attested works: Histories (T1) Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | IV. Armenia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 678 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Crassus 33.1-2 Work mentioned: Histories Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of Cong…

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

(45,915 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F 4; Libyka: F 4-5, 35-44, 47-58; Wanderings of Hanno: F 6; On Euphorbion: F 7-8, 42; Roman Archaeology: F 9-12, 23-27, 91-96; On Resemblances: F 13-14; Theatrical History: F 15-19, 80-86; On Painting: F 20-21; On the Deterioration of Words (?): F 22; On Arabia: F 1-3, 27-34, 61-79; Epigrams: F 104; autobiography?: T 16; On Drawing: T 15 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of C…

Moschion (575)

(4,971 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Moschion Jacoby number: 575 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 575 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 5.40-4 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Philon of Byblos (Herennius Philo Byblius) (790)

(40,265 words)

Author(s): Kaldellis, Anthony | Ruiz, Carolina López
This entry was prepared by Anthony Kaldellis and Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Philon Jacoby number: 790 Attested works: On the Acquisition and Selection of Books: T1; On the Cities and the Famous Men Each of Them Produced: T1; On the Reign of Hadrian: T1; Phoenician History: T3, T3b, F1, F3a, F5, F6, F7a; On the Cities and Who Became Famous from Each: T4; Paradoxical Inquiries: F1, F12; Ethothia: F8; On the Jews: F9, F10; On Paradoxical Inquiries: F13; On Chrestomathy: F14; On the Cities: F15, F16; On Doctors: F52a; On Acquisitions to a …

Herakleides Kritikos (369A)

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Author(s): McInerney, Jeremy
This entry was prepared by Jeremy McInerney and published on 1 October 2019. About this Historian Historian: Herakleides Kritikos Jacoby number: 369A Attested works: On the Cities of Greece: T1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Histories of Cities and Peoples (Horography und Ethnography | B. Authors dealing with Individual Cities (and Regions) Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 369A T 1 Source: Apollonios Paradoxographos, Greece Wonderful Tales, 19 Work mentioned: On the Cities of Greece Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography Frag…

Zenodotos (821)

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Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenodotos Jacoby number: 821 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 2nd - 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: Troizen (?)   BNJ 821 F 1a Source: Solinus, G. Julius, Collection of Curiosities 2.9 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Li…
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