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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…

Demetrios of Argos (304)

(2,577 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Argos Jacoby number: 304 Attested works: Argolic History: T 1, F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 304 T 1 Source: Herodian, Περὶ μονήρους λέξεως 32.9 (‘On Singular Words’) Work mentioned: Argolic History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Linguistics - Library of Congress Fragment s…

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…

Malakos (552)

(3,289 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Malakos Jacoby number: 552 Attested works: Annals of the people of Siphnos: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXVIII. Siphnos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 552 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.92 p. 267 A-B Work mentioned: Annals of the people of Siphnos Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and …

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…

Diodoros (452)

(516 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diodoros Jacoby number: 452 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 452 F 1 Source: Scholia (Ambrosianus [K]) on Theokritos, 2, 120a Work mentioned: Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: scholia Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: C. Wendel, Scholia in T…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Possis of Magnesia (480)

(1,668 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Possis of Magnesia Jacoby number: 480 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 | XLVIII. Magnesia Place of origin: Magnesia   BNJ 480 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 12.45 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History and Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Games - Library of Congress Fe…

Zenis of Chios (393)

(1,810 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenis of Chios Jacoby number: 393 Attested works: On My Native Country: F 1 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 | XV. Chios Place of origin: Chios   BNJ 393 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.77, 601F Work mentioned: On My Native Country Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of CongressLiterature, A…

Olympichos of Samos (537)

(3,135 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D’Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Olympichos of Samos Jacoby number: 537 Attested works: Samian Stories: F1 Historian's date: 4th-3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 537 F 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Exhortation 4.47.2 Work mentioned: Samian Stories Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress F…

Anonymous, On Argos (De Argo) (311)

(2,534 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by B.W. Millis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Argos Jacoby number: 311 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IX. Argos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 311 T 1 Source: Josephus, Contra Apionem 1.17 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of CongressLiterature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragm…

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 (…
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