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Chersiphron and Metagenes (420)

(1,218 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018 . About this Historian Historian: Chersiphron and Metagenes Jacoby number: 420 Attested works: A work on the building of the temple of Artemis at Ephesos: T 1 Historian's date: 340-250 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: Knossos   BNJ 420 T 1 Source: Vitruvius Pollio, M., On Architecture 7 praef. 12 Work mentioned: A work on the building of the temple of Artemis at Ephesos Source date: 1st century BC Source l…

Asklepiades of Nikaia (339)

(3,761 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Nikaia (Alexandria) Jacoby number: 339 Attested works: Commentaries on the Axones Historian's date: 3rd 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: Nikaia (Alexandria)   BNJ 339 T 1 Source: Suda s.v. ᾽Ασκληπιάδης [Διοτίμου Μυρλεανός .... τὸ δὲ ἄνωθεν γένος ἦν] Νικαεύς· Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Sour…

Palaiphatos of Athens (44)

(7,815 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Athens Jacoby number: 44 Attested works: Creation of the World: T1; Birth of Apollo and Artemis: T1; Utterances and Speeches of Aphrodite and Eros: T1; Strife of Athena and Poseidon: T1; Lock of Leto T1; <On> Unbelievable <Tales>: T2; History of Cyprus: T3; History of Delos: T3; History of Attica: T3; History of Arabia: T3; On the Unbelievable <Tales>: T3a; Egyptian Theology: T4; Mythical Stories: T4; Solutions to Mythical Stories: T4; Synopses: T4; Trojan History: T4, F…

Eumelos (77)

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Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos Jacoby number: 77 Attested works: Historian's date: TPQ 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | . Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 77 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 5-6 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: M. Marković (e…

Xenophon, History of Hannibal (179)

(412 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon, History of Hannibal Jacoby number: 179 Attested works: History of Hannibal: T 1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | K. Punic Wars, Hieronymus of Syracuse Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 179 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2.59 [Vide: Demetrius Magnes & Sosibius apud Diogenem Laertium], 2.59 Work mentioned: History of Hannibal Sour…

Diogenes of Sikyon (503)

(786 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diogenes of Sikyon Jacoby number: 503 Attested works: Historian's date: first half of 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LVII. Peloponnesos Place of origin: Sikyon   BNJ 503 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae Philosophorum 6.81 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography - …

Megasthenes (715)

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Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Megasthenes Jacoby number: 715 Attested works: Indian History: F1a, F2, F3a-F3b, F4 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India   BNJ 715 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 1.72.5 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Libra…

Strato (168)

(409 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Strato Jacoby number: 168 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | g. Kings of Macedon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 168 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 5.61 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Philosophy, History - Library of Congress Textual base: R.D. Hicks, Lives of E…

Satyros (20)

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Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Satyros Jacoby number: 20 Attested works: On the Gods F2 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 20 F 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.68-9 Work mentioned: n.a. (On the Gods?) Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of…

Xenophon, Stories of Marvels (24)

(491 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon, Stories of Marvels Jacoby number: 24 Attested works: Stories of Marvels Historian's date: 3rd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 24 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of Eminent Philosophers [Vide: Demetrius Magnes & Sosibius apud Diogenem Laertium]2.59 Work mentioned: Stories of Marvels Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: G…

Aristeas (35)

(35,674 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Aristeas Jacoby number: 35 Attested works: Arimaspeian Epic: T 1- T 2, T 7b, F 1a-F 9; Theogony: T 1 Historian's date: 610 - 600 BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Prokonnesos   BNJ 35 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Ἀριστέας, α 3900 Adler Work mentioned: Arimaspeian Epic; Theogony Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Frag…

Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) (607)

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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 Troizen (De Troezene) Jacoby number: 607 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 607 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 2.30.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Religion - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of CongressGeography, Ancient - Library of CongressChronology, Histor…

Epimenides (457)

(36,714 words)

Author(s): Toye, David
This entry was prepared by David Toye and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: The Birth of the Kouretes and Korybantes: T 1; Theogony: T 1; The Building of the Argo: T 1; The Voyage of Jason to Kolchis: T 1; On Sacrifices and the Constitution in Crete: T 1; On Minos and Rhadamanthys: T 1; Purifier: T 3a; Purifications: T 7; Oracles: T 8a, F 2; Kretika: T 9a, T 9b; History of the Telchines: T 10, F 22: Genealogies: F 12a, F 12b; Kretika: F 18, F 19 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Hor…

Hereas of Megara (486)

(3,646 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hereas Jacoby number: 486 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LI. Megara Place of origin: Megara   BNJ 486 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Theseus 20 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: J…

Demetrios of Odessos (808)

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Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Odessos Jacoby number: 808 Attested works: On Odessos: T1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: Odessos   BNJ 808 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, ᾽Ὀδησσός Work mentioned: On Odessos Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of CongressMythology - Library of Congre…

Laitos (-Mochos) (784)

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Author(s): López-Ruiz, Carolina
This entry was prepared by Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Laitos (-Mochos) Jacoby number: 784 Attested works: Phoenician Antiquities: F1a, F6 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVI. Phoenicia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 784 T 1 Source: Tatian, Address to the Greeks 37 (Schwartz) Work mentioned: Phoenician Antiquities Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History …

Bion Soleus (668)

(5,758 words)

Author(s): Stanley, Burstein
This entry was prepared by Burstein Stanley and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Bion Soleus Jacoby number: 668 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1-3; F1-F6 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: Soloi, probably in Cilicia   BNJ 668 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 4.58 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Li…

Theodoros, περὶ ῾Ρωμαίων (822)

(333 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros Jacoby number: 822 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 822 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 2.104 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Rhetoric, Ancient - Library of Congress Philosophy, An…

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…

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…
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