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Agathon of Samos (843)

(3,540 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Agathon of Samos Jacoby number: 843 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC–1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 843 F 1 Source: Plutarch (Ploutarchos), On Rivers, 14.4-5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress mythology, greek - …

Nearchos (133)

(62,863 words)

Author(s): Whitby, Michael
This entry was prepared by Michael Whitby and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nearchos Jacoby number: 133 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 133 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Νέαρχος Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: autobiography - Library of Congress military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, Νέαρ…

Sosibios (595)

(27,555 words)

Author(s): Bayliss, Andrew
This entry was prepared by Andrew Bayliss and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Sosibios Jacoby number: 595 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 | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 595 T 1 Source: Suda, δ 1146, Σωσίβιος (A. Adler (ed.), Suidae Lexicon (Leipzig 1928-38)) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress lexicography Textual …

Zoilos of Amphipolis (71)

(15,006 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Zoilos of Amphipolis Jacoby number: 71 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 71 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Ζωίλος ᾽Αμφιπολίτης (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress perfu…

Amyntianos (150)

(2,176 words)

Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Amyntianos Jacoby number: 150 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 150 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheka 131.97A.9-28 (Script. Al. M. p. 162) (Bekker) Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Text…

Timaios (566)

(108,569 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Timaios Jacoby number: 566 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 566 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τίμαιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base…

Androitas of Tenedos (599)

(2,066 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Androitas of Tenedos Jacoby number: 599 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXIII. Tenedos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 599 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 2.159-60b (137.7-15 Wendel) Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress etiology - …

Apollas of Pontos (266)

(4,082 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Apollas of Pontos Jacoby number: 266 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 266 T 1 Source: Quintilian, Institutes of Oratory 11.2.14 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Quintili…

Nymphis (432)

(14,127 words)

Author(s): Billows, Richard A.
This entry was prepared by Richard Billows and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Nymphis Jacoby number: 432 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 | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 432 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Νύμφις Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress history, ancient - …

Silenos (175)

(12,079 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Silenos Jacoby number: 175 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 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 175 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 12.59.542a Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress biography-to 500 - …

Nymphodoros of Syracuse (572)

(17,314 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nymphodoros of Syracuse Jacoby number: 572 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 | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 572 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.88.265c = Giannini T 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - …

Philistos (556)

(52,289 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Philistos Jacoby number: 556 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 556 T 1a Source: Suda, Φ 361, s.v. Φίλισκος ἢ Φίλιστος (A. Adler, Suidae Lexicon 1.4 (Leipzig 1935)) Work mentioned: Sicilian History; Genealogy; On Phoenicia; On the Island of Sicily Source date: 10th ce…

Fabius Pictor (Quintus) (809)

(50,647 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Fabius Pictor (Quintus) Jacoby number: 809 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd 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 809 T 1a Source: Suda, Lexikon, Φάβιος Πίκτωρ Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress History, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Hellanikos of Lesbos (4)

(133,350 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 November 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 4 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC, early to late 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 4 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, - ῾Ελλάνικος Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base…

Ephoros (70)

(182,346 words)

Author(s): Parker, Victor
This entry was prepared by Victor Parker and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ephoros Jacoby number: 70 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 70 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ῎Εφιππος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ῎Εφιππος῎Εφιππος· ** Κυμαῖος, υἱὸς Δημοφίλου, οἱ δὲ ᾽Αντιόχου· ᾽Ισοκρ…

Pseudo-Democritus, or Bolos of Mendes (263)

(10,171 words)

Author(s): Węcowski, Marek
This entry was prepared by Marek Węcowski and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Pseudo-Demokritos, or Bolos of Mendes Jacoby number: 263 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 263 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 9.49 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diogenes Laerti…

Anaximenes of Lampsakos (72)

(45,503 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anaximenes of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 72 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 72 T 1 Source: Suda s.v. ᾽Αναξιμένης ᾽Αριστοκλέους Λαμψακηνός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress education, ancient - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - …

Hypsikrates of Amisos (190)

(8,682 words)

Author(s): Costa, Virgilio
This entry was prepared by Virgilio Costa and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Hypsikrates of Amisos Jacoby number: 190 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 190 T 1 Source: Pseudo-Lucian, Octogenerians (Long-livers) 18; 22 Work mentioned: Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pseudo-…

Acilius (813)

(9,919 words)

Author(s): Bucher, Gregory S.
This entry was prepared by Gregory Bucher and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Acilius Jacoby number: 813 Attested works: uncertain: T1a - T2b; Annals: T3, F1 - F8 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 813 T 1a Source: Gellius, Aulus, Attic Nights, 6/7, 14, 9 Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress - …

Hellanikos of Lesbos (645a)

(860 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Hellanikos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 645a Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 645a F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistae, 14, 66, 652a Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: agriculture, ancient - Library of Congress natural history - Library of Congress Textual base…
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