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Theokritos of Chios (760)

(1,038 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theokritos of Chios Jacoby number: 760 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin: Chios   BNJ 760 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Θεόκριτος Χῖος· Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby S…

Olympos (198)

(947 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Olympos Jacoby number: 198 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 198 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Antony 82.3-5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st-2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Rome--History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biogra…

Didymos of Alexandria (340)

(1,200 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Didymos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 340 Attested works: Responce to Asklepiades Historian's date: 1st 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: Alexandria   BNJ 340 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Solon 1.1 Work mentioned: Responce to Asklepiades Source date: 1st century AD - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - …

Bemarchios (220)

(1,026 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Bemarchios Jacoby number: 220 Attested works: The Deeds of Constantine the Emperor : T 1 Historian's date: 4th century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | m. Imperial Period Place of origin: Cappadocia   BNJ 220 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Βημάρχιος (B 259, ed. Adler I, 469.18-20) Work mentioned: The Deeds of Constantine the Emperor Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicon Fragment …

Theotimos (834)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta | Higbie, Caroline
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theotimos Jacoby number: 834 Attested works: Italika Historian's date: 2nd 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: unknown   BNJ 834 F 1 Source: (= Theotimos, BNJ 470 F 6) Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 8b, p.307de Work mentioned: Italika Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment …

Theodoros of Ilion (48)

(1,179 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros of Ilion Jacoby number: 48 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC - 4th century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Ilion   BNJ 48 F 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, s.v. Παλαίφατος ᾽Αβυδηνός; 9.1-5 (Π 71 Adler) (= BNJ 44 T 3) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biogr…

Abas (46)

(2,710 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Abas Jacoby number: 46 Attested works: Historian's date: early 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, s.v. Abas; α 20 Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia, ancient Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Commenta…

Simonides (8)

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Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Simonides (ὁ γενεαλόγος) Jacoby number:8Attested works: Genealogy: T 1, F 1, F 2, F 5a, F 5b, F 5c; Inventions: T 1; Miscellanies: F 3 Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 8 T 1 Source: Suda σ 442 (4.362.18 Adler) = T 1 Fowler = T 44b Poltera Work mentioned: Genealogy; Inventions Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literatur…

Sosylos (176)

(3,088 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Sosylos Jacoby number: 176 Attested works: Hannibal: F 1 Historian's date: 2nd 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | K. Punic Wars, Hieronymus of Syracuse Place of origin: Lakedaimonia   BNJ 176 T 1 Source: Nepos, Cornelius, Hannibal 23.13.3 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--to 5…

Timogenes of Miletos (435)

(1,390 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Timogenes of Miletos Jacoby number: 435 Attested works: On Herakleia Pontike and its Learned Men: T 1 Historian's date: uncertain 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: Miletos   BNJ 435 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τιμαγένης ἢ Τιμογένης Work mentioned: On Herakleia Pontike and its Learned Men Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexic…

Seleukos (226A)

(1,452 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Seleukos Jacoby number: 226A Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 226A T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σέλευκος (Σ 201 Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia, Ancient Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Military History, Ancient - Library of Congress Literature, Ancient--History and Criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: A. Adler (…

Pyrander (504)

(2,186 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Pyrander Jacoby number: 504 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LVII. Peloponnesos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 504 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela Graeca et Romana (Parallela minora) 315 A Work mentioned: Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Gree…

Polyainos of Sardis (196)

(1,219 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Polyainos of Sardis Jacoby number: 196 Attested works: 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: Sardis   BNJ 196 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Πολύαινος Σαρδιανός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Linguistics, Greek - Library of Congress Etymology …

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Abaris (Ἄβαρις), α 18 Adler Work mentioned: Marriage of the…

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…

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, …

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…

Ephoros the Younger (212)

(1,124 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Ephoros the Younger Jacoby number: 212 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | m. Imperial Period Place of origin: Kyme   BNJ 212 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ῎Εφορος (E 3952 Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia, Ancient Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--to 500 - …

Khoṙohbut (Eleazer) (224)

(992 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Khoṙohbut (Eleazer) Jacoby number: 224 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | m. Imperial Period Place of origin: Persia   BNJ 224 T 1 Source: Moses Khorenats‘i (Moses of Chorene), Patmut‘iwn Hayots‘ 2.70 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Armenian Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Biography--to 500 - …

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 …