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Jason, Περὶ τῶν ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ἱερῶν ἐν ᾽Αλεξανδρείᾳ (632)

(951 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Jason, Περὶ τῶν ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ἱερῶν ἐν ᾽Αλεξανδρείᾳ Jacoby number: 632 Attested works: Concerning the Shrines (?) of Alexander in Alexandria: F1 Historian's date: 2nd 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 632 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 14.12, 620D Work mentioned: Concerning the Shrines (?) of Alexander in Alexandria Source date: 2nd - 3rd ce…

Philokrates (601)

(1,891 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Philokrates Jacoby number: 601 Attested works: Thessalika or Thessalian Affairs: 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 | LXXIV. Tenos Place of origin: Thessaly   BNJ 601 F 1a Source: Apollodoros, Bibliotheca 3. 176 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: My…

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…

Eualkes of Priene (418)

(1,007 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Eualkes of Priene Jacoby number: 418 Attested works: Ephesiaka: F 2 Historian's date: 3rd century BC ? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: Priene   BNJ 418 F 1 Source: Inschriften von Priene 37.118-22 (152-6 Magnetto) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: c. 190 BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Politics and government - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, A…

Nikias (318)

(1,831 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 318) About this Historian Historian: Nikias Jacoby number: 318 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 318 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13, 90 p. 609 E-F Work mentioned: Arkadika Source date: 2nd - 3rd century…

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…

Themison (374)

(2,537 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Themison Jacoby number: 374 Attested works: On Pallene(?): F1a-F1b Historian's date: unknown 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 374 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.26 p. 235a Work mentioned: On Pallene(?) Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Con…

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…

Makar(eus) (of Kos?) (456)

(2,396 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Makar(eus) (of Kos?) Jacoby number: 456 Attested works: Histories of Kos: F 1a, F 1b Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVII. Kos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 456 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 6.262C Work mentioned: Histories of Kos Source date: c. 170 AD - c. 230 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient—History and Criticism - Librar…

Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) (427)

(7,842 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 Euboia (De Euboea) Jacoby number: 427 Attested works: On Euboia: F 1-F 5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXII. Euboea Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 427 F 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Ταμύναι (tau 66) Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, An…

Philomnestos (527)

(2,732 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Philomnestos Jacoby number: 527 Attested works: On the Sminthia on Rhodes: F 1; Historian's date: late Hellenistic period Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIII. Rhodes Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 527 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistae 3.74f–75a Work mentioned: On the Sminthia on Rhodes Source date: 2nd century AD - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etymology - Library …

Pythermos (80)

(1,502 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pythermos Jacoby number: 80 Attested works: Histories: F1 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Ephesos (?)   BNJ 80 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 7.35 (289f) Work mentioned: Histories Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Religion …

Autokrates (297)

(2,365 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Autokrates Jacoby number: 297 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | I. Achaia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 297 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 11.2 (460d) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: food - Library of Congress literature, ancient-history and criticism - Library of Congress Fragmen…

Demodamas of Halikarnassos (428)

(1,359 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demodamas of Halikarnassos Jacoby number: 428 Attested works: On Halicarnassus: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIII. Halicarnassus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 428 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment subjec…

Demetrios of Salamis (643)

(11,421 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Salamis Jacoby number: 643 Attested works: Wonders of Egypt: T1, T2, F1; History of Egypt: F2 Historian's date: 4th-3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 643 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Archi…

Pankrates the Egyptian (625)

(1,449 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pankrates the Egyptian Jacoby number: 625 Attested works: On King Bokkhoris: F1 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: Egypt   BNJ 625 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 15.21, 677d-f Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress F…

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…

Seneca, L. Annaeu (644)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Habinek, T.
This entry was prepared by T. Habinek and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Seneca, L. Annaeu Jacoby number: 644 Attested works: Geography of India: F 3 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: Cordoba, Hispania   BNJ 644 F 1 Source: Servius on Virgil's Aeneid 6, 154 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 4th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of CongressR…

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 …

Matris (39)

(2,833 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Matris Jacoby number: 39 Attested works: Hymn to Herakles: T 1a; Encomium of Herakles: F 1, F 2 Historian's date: 4th-2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: Athens?   BNJ 39 T 1a Source: Ptolemaios Chennos apud Photios, Bibliotheke 190, 148a 38-148b 3 (Henry 3.57) Work mentioned: Hymn to Herakles Source date: c. 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, …
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