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Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

(2,970 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia Jacoby number: 431 Attested works: On Herakleia F1a, F1b Historian's date: terminus ante quem 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: Herakleia Pontike   BNJ 431 F 1a Source: Harpokration, Lexicon of the Ten Orators, s.v. Σαβοί Work mentioned: On Herakleia Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Sourc…

Metrodoros (184)

(10,776 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros Jacoby number: 184 Attested works: On the Art of Embossing: T 7d; Concerning Tigranes: F 1; Concerning History: F 2; Concerning Habit: F 3, F 4, F 5; On the Art of Physical Training: F 6; On History ? F 18 Historian's date: 1st - 2nd 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: Skepsis   BNJ 184 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 5.84 Work mentioned: n.a. Sourc…

Pompeianos of Kollytos (100A)

(2,323 words)

Author(s): Papanikolaou, Dimitrios
This entry was prepared by Dimitrios Papanikolaou and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Pompeianos of Kollytos Jacoby number: 100A Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: AD 170-190 Place of origin: Kollytos   BNJ 100A T 1 Source: IG II2 3806 (B. Puech, Orateurs et sophistes grecs dans les inscriptions d'époque impériale (Paris 2002), no. 240) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: AD 170-190 Source language: Greek Source genre: Inscriptions - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Politics, Practical - Library of CongressBiography—to 500 - Library of CongressHis…

Androsthenes of Thasos (711)

(7,182 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Androsthenes Jacoby number: 711 Attested works: Sailing Along the Indian Coast: F1 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Thasos   BNJ 711 T 1 Source: Arrianos, Indian History 18.4 (= Nearchos BNJ 133 F 1) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subj…

Asklepiades, On Demetrios of Phaleron (157)

(978 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades son of Areios Jacoby number: 157 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | d. Diadochs, Pyrrhus Place of origin: Phaleron   BNJ 157 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistae 13.21 (567D) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AC Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Classical antiquities - Library of Congress Fragm…

Lykeas of Argos (312)

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Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Lykeas of Argos Jacoby number: 312 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: Argos   BNJ 312 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Graecae descriptio 1.13.8 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Travel, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Poetry, Ancient - Library of CongressBiography—to …

Aristokles (33)

(5,564 words)

Author(s): Fowler, Robert L.
This entry was prepared by Robert L. Fowler and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles Jacoby number: 33 Attested works: Theogony: F1; On Giants: F2; On the Cults of Hermione: F3 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 33 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies (Stromata) 6.26.8 p. 443.4 Stählin Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancien…

Artemon of Klazomenai (443)

(957 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Artemon Jacoby number: 443 Attested works: Annals of Klazomenai: F 1, Concerning Homer: F 2 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXII. Klazomenai Place of origin: Klazomenai   BNJ 443 F 1 Source: Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 12.38 Work mentioned: Annals of Klazomenai Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Animals - Library of Con…

Anonymous, On Siphnos (De Siphno) (553)

(10,524 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Siphnos ( De Siphno) Jacoby number: 553 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 553 F 1a Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 4.66 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: cf. L. von Jan, K.F.Th. Mayhoff (eds), C. Plini Secundi Naturalis Historiae libri…

Pythainetos (299)

(8,356 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Pythainetos Jacoby number: 299 Attested works: On Aigina: F 1, F 2a, F 2b, F 2c, F 3 Historian's date: 3rd-2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | II. Aegina Place of origin: unknown BNJ 299 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 4.1712 Work mentioned: On Aigina Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries - Library of Congress Fragment…

Aristokreon (667)

(5,150 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokreon Jacoby number: 667 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1-F4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 667 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancie…

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 …

Agathokles of Samos (799)

(771 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agathokles of Samos Jacoby number: 799 Attested works: Constitution of the Pessinountioi: F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVII. Phrygia Place of origin: Samos BNJ 799 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 9.1 = Moralia 1155b-d Work mentioned: Constitution of the Pessinountioi Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Anc…

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…
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