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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…

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…

Simonides of Karystos or Eretria (55C)

(769 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Simonides of Karystos or Eretria Jacoby number:55CAttested works:Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus:Place of origin: Karystos or Eretria BNJ 55C T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Simonides, σ 444 Adler Work mentioned:Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia Fragment subject: Trojan War Mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Σιμωνίδης· Καρύστιος ἢ ᾽Ερετριεύς, ἐποποιός· Τὴν εἰς Αὐλίδα σύνοδον τῶν ᾽Αχαιῶν, τριμέτρω…

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…

Botryas of Myndos (58)

(549 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Botryas of Myndos Jacoby number:58Attested works:Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: Myndos BNJ 58 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 1, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 147a21 Work mentioned:Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia Mythology - Library of Congress Historiography …

C. Sulpicius Galba (92)

(2,040 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Sulpicius Galba, C. Jacoby number: 92 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 92 T 1 Source: Suetonius, Galba 3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Maximilianus Ihm, C. Suetoni T…

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 (…

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…

Anonymous, History of Herakles (Tabula Albana, IG, 14, 1293) (Heraclis historia) (40)

(3,363 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, History of Herakles (Tabula Albana, IG, 14, 1293) (Heraclis historia) Jacoby number: 40 Attested works: History of Herakles: F1a, F1b, F1c, F1d Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 40 F 1a Source: IG XIV 1293 Work mentioned: History of Herakles Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Libra…

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…

Aristonikos of Tarentum (57)

(2,751 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Aristonikos of Tarentum Jacoby number: 57 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | . Place of origin: Tarentum   BNJ 57 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History ( Καινὴ Ἱστορία), Book 1 in Photius, Bibliotheca 190, 147a18-21 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History…

Demetrios of Ilion (59)

(1,737 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Ilion Jacoby number: 59 Attested works: Historian's date: late 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | . Place of origin: Ilion   BNJ 59 F 1a Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentary on Homer, Odyssey 11.538, 1696.40 Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and criticism Geography, Ancient - …

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…

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(1,343 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides, Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euri…

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…

Akesandros of Cyrene (469)

(3,943 words)

Author(s): Nicolai, Roberto
This entry was prepared by Roberto Nicolai and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Akesandros of Cyrene Jacoby number: 469 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th-2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XL. Cyrene Place of origin: Cyrene   BNJ 469 F 1 Source: Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 4, 57 (Tzetzes On Lykophron 886) Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and Criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(6,591 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: F1-F2, Commentaries on the Attic Dialect: F3-F7, F8(?)-F19(?) Historian's date: 2nd - 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: Thyateira   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre…

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…
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