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Kritolaos (823)

(3,508 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Kritolaos Jacoby number: 823 Attested works: History of Epeiros: F2; Phainomena: F3 Historian's date: TAQ AD 20 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 823 F 1 Source: Festus, Sextus Pompeius, On the Meaning of Words p. 326 M (p. 438, 27 Li) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Cong…

Simonides (669)

(1,037 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley M. Burstein and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Simonides Jacoby number: 669 Attested works: 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 669 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Ja…

Patrokles (712)

(41,955 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Patrokles Jacoby number: 712 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 712 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 19.100.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Military History, Anc…

Aristokles (831)

(2,626 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles Jacoby number: 831 Attested works: Italian History: F1, F2; Strange Events: F3a, F3b; On Rivers: F4 Historian's date: 2nd century AD 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 831 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 25B p. 311E-F Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mytholog…

Eratosthenes Junior of Kyrene (745)

(2,887 words)

Author(s): Pàmias, Jordi
This entry was prepared by Jordi Pàmias and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Eratosthenes [Junior] (= Eratosthenes of Kyrene, BNJ 241 ?) Jacoby number: 745 Attested works: Galatika: F1-F6 Historian's date: 3rd century BC (?) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVI. Celts and Galateans Place of origin: Kyrene   BNJ 745 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnikas.v. Κυρήνη Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - L…

Dalion (666)

(3,635 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley M. Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dalion Jacoby number: 666 Attested works: Aithiopika: F1 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 666 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 6.183 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…

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…

Parthax (825)

(1,821 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Parthax Jacoby number: 825 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD 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 825 F 1 Source: Herodian (Ailios Herodianos), On Peculiar Diction p. 19, 9 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etymology - Library of Congress Linguistics - Library of Congress Geography, Anci…

Artemidoros of Ascalon (698)

(855 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Artemidoros of Askalon Jacoby number: 698 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Askalon   BNJ 698 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, Ethnica, s.v. ᾽Ασκάλων Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library of Congress Fragment sub…

Dionysios, On India (717)

(1,476 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Jacoby number: 717 Attested works: On India Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Egypt (?)   BNJ 717 T 1a Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus), Historia naturalis 6.58 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Source genre: Encyclopedia Fragment subject: Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (…

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…

Demosthenes (699)

(8,916 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demosthenes Jacoby number: 699 Attested works: Bithyniaka: F1 - F4, F6 F8; On Foundations: F10 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Unknown   BNJ 699 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Τάρας Work mentioned: Bithyniaka Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Con…

Asklepiades of Egypt (624)

(4,087 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Egypt Jacoby number: 624 Attested works: uncertain (T1-F2) Historian's date: 5th 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 624 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ῾Ηραίσκος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Philosophy…

Nikandros of Chalcedon (700)

(1,328 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Chalcedon Jacoby number: 700 Attested works: Misfortunes of Prusias: F 1; Adventures: F 2 Historian's date: 150 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Kalchedon   BNJ 700 F 1 Source: Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 11.94, 496D-E Work mentioned: Misfortunes of Prusias Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Food - Library of Congr…

Megasthenes (715)

(46,051 words)

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…

Apollonios Molo(n) of Rhodes (728)

(4,307 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Molo(n) of Rhodes Jacoby number: 728 Attested works: Against the Jews (κατὰ ᾽Ιουδαίων): T2, F1; Aegyptiaka: T4; Against the Philosophers: F4 Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: Alabanda (Karia) / Rhodes   BNJ 728 T 1a Source: Strabo, Geography 14.2.13, 655C Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek…

Xenon (824)

(656 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Xenon Jacoby number: 824 Attested works: Italian Antiquities: F1 Historian's date: unknown 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 824 F 1 Source: Macrobius, Saturnalia 1.9.3 Work mentioned: Italian Antiquities Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Literature, Ancient—History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Damokritos (730)

(847 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Damokritos Jacoby number: 730 Attested works: Tactics: F1; On the Jews : F1 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 730 F 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμόκριτος Work mentioned: Lexicon Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Judaism - Library of Congr…

Anonymous, On the Landsurveyor of Syria (De agrimensore Syriae) (849)

(876 words)

Author(s): Luginbill, Robert D.
This entry was prepared by Robert D. Luginbill and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 849 Attested works: Syrian Topometry: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXII. Syria Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 849 F 1 Source: Eusebios of Caesarea, Preparation for the Gospel [Vide: Africanus (Julius), Diodorus Siculus, Plutarchus & Porphyrius apud Eusebium Caesariensem] 9.36.1 Work mentioned: Syrian Topometry Source date: 4th c…

Timokrates (672)

(446 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Timokrates Jacoby number: 672 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: Adramyttion   BNJ 672 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, s.v. Βέρεξ Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography Fragment subject: Ethnography Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantion s.v. Βέρεξἔθ…
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