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Antipater of Akanthos (56)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Antipatros of Akanthos Jacoby number: 56 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 56 F 1a Source: Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey 11.521, 1697.53 Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey, 11.521, 16…

Abas (46)

(1,592 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Abas Jacoby number: 46 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 46 T 1 Source: Suda , α 20, s.v. ῎Αβας Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, α 20, s.v. ῎Αβαςσοφιστὴς, Ἱστορικὰ ὑπομνήματα καὶ Τέχνην ῥητο…

Promathidas of Herakleia (430)

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Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Promathidas of Herakleia Jacoby number: 430 Attested works: Historian's date: before 250 BC or 1st century BC 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   BNJ 430 T 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 2.911-14 (C. Wendel, Scholia in Apollonium Rhodium vetera (Berlin 1935), 194) Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source lan…

Aineias of Samos (543)

(1,362 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Aineias of Samos Jacoby number: 543 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 543 F 1a Source: Scholia on Tzetzes, Chiliades 1.144 Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 1. 144Κανδαύλην] Μυρτίλος δὲ Κανδαύλης δὲ τὴν…

Dei(l)ochos (471)

(25,226 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dei(l)ochos Jacoby number: 471 Attested works: On Kyzikos: F 1-F 10b; On Samothrace(?): F 11 Historian's date: TAQ 431 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: Kyzikos or Prokonessos   BNJ 471 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Thucydides 5 (L. Radermacher and H. Usener (eds.), Dionysii Halicarnasei quae exstant 5 (Leipzig 1899)) Works mentioned: On Kyzikos S…

Anonymous, De Armenia (679)

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Author(s): Madreiter, Irene
This entry was prepared by Irene Madreiter and published on 1 October 2016. General note on BNJ 679 BNJ 679 assembles references to various authors, who wrote on early Armenian history and lived from the third century BC to the eighth century AD. F 1-F 4 are anonymous references in Strabo, Pompeius Trogus/Justin and Prokopios, for which no exact dates of origin can be given. At least Prokopios calls his sources Histories of the Armenians (see commentary on F 3-F 4). Starting with F 5 Felix Jacoby collected passages in Armenian from Moses of Chorene (fl. 8th century AD). He is a…

Menaichmos of Sikyon (131)

(13,407 words)

Author(s): Tuci, Paolo A.
This entry was prepared by Paolo A. Tuci and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Menaichmos of Sikyon Jacoby number: 131 Attested works: History about the Time of Alexander of Macedonia: F1; On His Own Art: F2; On the Art of Engraving: T4c; Pythikos: F2; On Artists: F3-5 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin:   BNJ 131 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, s.v. Μέναιχμος Work mentioned: History about the Time of Alexander of Macedonia Sourc…

Hellanikos of Lesbos (323a)

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Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 323a Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 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 323a T 1 Source: Suda, Ε 739, s.v. ῾Ελλάνικος Μιτυληναῖος (Adler) = BNJ 4 T 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - …

Aristeides, On the Foundation of Knidos (444)

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Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Aristeides Jacoby number: 444 Attested works: On the Foundation of Knidos Historian's date: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXIII. Knidos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 444 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Pindar, Pythian Ode 3.14 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC, 2nd – 1st centuries BC 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: chronology, histor…

Hellanikos of Lesbos (4)

(133,350 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 4 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC, early to late 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 4 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - ῾Ελλάνικος Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base…

Xanthos (765)

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Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Xanthos Jacoby number: 765 Attested works: History of Lydia: T1a, T6, T7, F1, F2, F2a, F5-11 F13a, F18a, F20a, F21, F24, F25, F27; On the Magi: F31 Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XX. Lydia Place of origin:   BNJ 765 T 1a Source: Suda, s.v. Ξάνθος Κανδαύλου (ξ 9 Adler) Work mentioned: History of Lydia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lingu…

Metrodoros of Chios (43)

(2,535 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros of Chios Jacoby number: 43 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 43 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.82, 184A Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress music, greek and roman …

Anonymoi (721)

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Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Anonymoi Jacoby number: 721 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 721 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 1.2.35 C. 43,18-20 Radt Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Katasterismoi, 1.2.35 C. 43,18-20 RadtΘεόπομπος δὲ ἐξομολογεῖται, φήσας ὅτι καὶ μύθ…

Nikolaos of Damaskos (90)

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Author(s): Favuzzi, Andrea | Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Andrea Favuzzi and Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2018. Andrea Favuzzi translated and commented on FF 19-20, 72-81, 83-84, 89-143, and also wrote the Biographical Essay; Annalisa Paradiso translated and commented on TT 1-15 and FF 1-18, 21-71, 82, 85-88. About this Historian Historian: Nikolaos of Damaskos Jacoby number: 90 Attested works: Universal History: F1-102; Life and Upbringing of Caesar: F 125-130; About his Own Life and Upbringing: F131-139 Historian's date: 1st century BC – 1st century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Polit…