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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…

Menekrates (701)

(2,018 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Menekrates Jacoby number: 701 Attested works: Historian's date: 150-100 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Nysa   BNJ 701 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Theseus 26.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD, 1st-2nd century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress constitution…

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…

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…

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…

Erxias (449)

(1,596 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Erxias Jacoby number: 449 Attested works: History of Kolophon: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXIV. Kolophon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 449 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.561f-562a Work mentioned: History of Kolophon Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of C…

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…

Demaratos (42)

(3,349 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos Jacoby number: 42 Attested works: On Arkadia: F 2, F 2a; On Phrygia: F 3; On Rivers: F 4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42 F 1 Source: Stobaios, Florilegium 3.39.33 (1.730.7-16 Hense) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Literature, A…

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 - …

Theodoros (195)

(365 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros Jacoby number: 195 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 195 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Θεόδωρος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Linguistics, Greek - Library of Congress Etymology - Library of Congre…

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…

Strato (168)

(409 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Strato Jacoby number: 168 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | g. Kings of Macedon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 168 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 5.61 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Philosophy, History - Library of Congress Textual base: R.D. Hicks, Lives of E…

Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) (427)

(7,842 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) Jacoby number: 427 Attested works: On Euboia: F 1-F 5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXII. Euboea Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 427 F 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Ταμύναι (tau 66) Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, An…

Paion (757)

(1,572 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Paion Jacoby number: 757 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD, 115 AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 757 F 1 Source: Hesychios, s.v. Aphroditos (᾽Αφρόδιτος ) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD, 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Fragment subject: mythology, greek - …

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(17,957 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: On Decrees: T1a-5a; T6; F7-10; F13-16b; F20 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: Macedonia Abbreviations: ATL: B.D. Meritt, H.T. Wade-Gery and M.F. McGregor, The Athenian Tribute Lists 4 vols. (Cambridge, MA and Princeton 1939–53) Erdas: D. Erdas, Cratero il Macedone. T…

Simonides (8)

(6,867 words)

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…

Nikias of Mallos (60)

(3,919 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Nikias of Mallos Jacoby number:60Attested works: On Stones : F 3a Historian's date: c. 50 AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: Mallos   BNJ 60 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 13A ( Moralia 308E-F) Work mentioned:Source date: c. 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Paradoxography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: M…

Cincius Alimentus (Lucius) (810)

(10,598 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Lucius Cincius Alimentus Jacoby number: 810 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 3rd century BC - 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: Rome   BNJ 810 T 1 Source: Livy, History of Rome 26.23.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Rome--History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Magistr…

Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) (607)

(9,949 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) Jacoby number: 607 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 607 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 2.30.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Religion - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of CongressGeography, Ancient - Library of CongressChronology, Histor…

Dositheos (54)

(12,401 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dositheos Jacoby number: 54 Attested works: Pelopidai: F1; Aitolika (?): F3a, F3b; Italika: F4, F5, F6; Lydiaka F7; Sikelika F8 Historian's date: 1st century AD (?) Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown BNJ2 54 BNJ1 54 FGrH 54 FGrH 290 FHG 4, 400-2 1 1 1 6 7 2a 2a 2 - 8 2b 2b - - - 3a 3 - 1 5 3b cf 123 F 8 - cf 123 F 8 - 4 4 - 2 2 5 5 - 3 1 6 6 - 4 3 7 7 - 5 6 8 8 - 7 4   BNJ 54 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela mino…

Epimenides (457)

(36,714 words)

Author(s): Toye, David
This entry was prepared by David Toye and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: The Birth of the Kouretes and Korybantes: T 1; Theogony: T 1; The Building of the Argo: T 1; The Voyage of Jason to Kolchis: T 1; On Sacrifices and the Constitution in Crete: T 1; On Minos and Rhadamanthys: T 1; Purifier: T 3a; Purifications: T 7; Oracles: T 8a, F 2; Kretika: T 9a, T 9b; History of the Telchines: T 10, F 22: Genealogies: F 12a, F 12b; Kretika: F 18, F 19 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Hor…

Hereas of Megara (486)

(3,646 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hereas Jacoby number: 486 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LI. Megara Place of origin: Megara   BNJ 486 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Theseus 20 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: J…

Kreophylos (417)

(6,152 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018.About this Historian Historian:KreophylosJacoby number:417Attested works:Annals of the Ephesians: F1Historian's date:1st half of 3rd century BC ?Historical focus:III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. EphesusPlace of origin:Ephesos   BNJ 417 F 1 Source:Athenaios 8.62, 361c-eWork mentioned:Annals of the EphesiansSource date:c. 200 ADSource language:GreekSource genre:Literary miscellanyFragment subject:local historyTextual bas…

Strabo of Amaseia (91)

(9,298 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Strabo of Amaseia Jacoby number: 91 Attested works: Geography: T 1, F 2; Historical Commentaries: F 1, F 2, F 9; Deeds of Alexander: F 3 Historian's date: 1st century BC- 1st century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Amaseia   BNJ 91 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Στράβων Work mentioned: Geography Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia, AncientBiography—to 500 - Lib…

Hegias of Troizen (606)

(4,140 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Hegias of Troizen Jacoby number: 606 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVIII. Troizen Place of origin: Troizen   BNJ 606 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 1.2.1 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Libra…

Laitos (-Mochos) (784)

(7,508 words)

Author(s): López-Ruiz, Carolina
This entry was prepared by Carolina López-Ruiz and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Laitos (-Mochos) Jacoby number: 784 Attested works: Phoenician Antiquities: F1a, F6 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVI. Phoenicia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 784 T 1 Source: Tatian, Address to the Greeks 37 (Schwartz) Work mentioned: Phoenician Antiquities Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History …

Thrasyllos of Rhodes (253)

(5,163 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Thrasyllos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 253 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD - 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies Place of origin: Rhodes ?   BNJ 253 F 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria (T. Flavius Clemens), Miscellanies 1.21.136.3-137.4 (ed. Stählin) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Religion - Library of CongressChronology, Histo…

Metrodoros (184)

(10,776 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Metrodoros Jacoby number: 184 Attested works: On the Art of Embossing: T 7d; Concerning Tigranes: F 1; Concerning History: F 2; Concerning Habit: F 3, F 4, F 5; On the Art of Physical Training: F 6; On History ? F 18 Historian's date: 1st - 2nd 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: Skepsis   BNJ 184 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios 5.84 Work mentioned: n.a. Sourc…

Androsthenes of Thasos (711)

(7,182 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Androsthenes Jacoby number: 711 Attested works: Sailing Along the Indian Coast: F1 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Thasos   BNJ 711 T 1 Source: Arrianos, Indian History 18.4 (= Nearchos BNJ 133 F 1) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subj…

Lykeas of Argos (312)

(5,815 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Lykeas of Argos Jacoby number: 312 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: Argos   BNJ 312 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Graecae descriptio 1.13.8 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Travel, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Poetry, Ancient - Library of CongressBiography—to …

Kaimaron (720)

(1,242 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Kaimaron Jacoby number: 720 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 720 F 1 Source: Plutarch, On the names of rivers and mountains 4.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, …

Anonymous, On Siphnos (De Siphno) (553)

(10,524 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Siphnos ( De Siphno) Jacoby number: 553 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 553 F 1a Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 4.66 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 Congress Textual base: cf. L. von Jan, K.F.Th. Mayhoff (eds), C. Plini Secundi Naturalis Historiae libri…

Aristokreon (667)

(5,150 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokreon Jacoby number: 667 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1-F4 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 667 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 6.183 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, Ancie…

Eudoros of Alexandria (650)

(4,212 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Eudoros of Alexandria Jacoby number: 650 Attested works: On Geography: T1 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 650 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 17.1.5, C 790 Work mentioned: On Geography Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Literatur…

Agathokles of Samos (799)

(771 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agathokles of Samos Jacoby number: 799 Attested works: Constitution of the Pessinountioi: F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVII. Phrygia Place of origin: Samos BNJ 799 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 9.1 = Moralia 1155b-d Work mentioned: Constitution of the Pessinountioi Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Anc…

Sokrates of Rhodes (192)

(2,364 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Sokrates of Rhodes Jacoby number: 192 Attested works: Civil Wars : F 1 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: Rhodes   BNJ 192 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.29 p. 147e–148b Work mentioned: Civil Wars Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Food - Library of Congress Ethnology - Library …

Kritias of Athens (338A)

(34,266 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Kritias of Athens Jacoby number: 338A Attested works: Historian's date: c. 460-May 403 BC Historical focus: Place of origin: Athens Note on Text, Translation and Commentary In FGrH, Jacoby listed titles for Kritias’ Politeiai or Constitutions of the Athenians ( FGrH 338E), Lakedaimonians ( FGrH 580A), and Thessalians ( FGrH 604A), but provided neither text nor commentary for any of them. The reason for this omission is unknown, but Kritias’ importance as…

Telephanes (371)

(1,606 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Jacoby number: 371 Attested works: On the City: F1 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 | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 371 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistai 14.3 p. 614D-E Work mentioned: On the City Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient –History and criticism Fragment subject: Literature, Ancient…

Architimos (315)

(2,159 words)

Author(s): De Luna, Maria Elena
This entry was prepared by Maria Elena De Luna and published on 1 April 2019. It is a new edition of the entry previously prepared by Madeleine Jost and James Roy and published on 1 October 2009. (See: BNJ 315) About this Historian Historian: Architimos Jacoby number: 315 Attested works: Arkadika: F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: History of cities and peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | Authors on single cities and regions | Arcadia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 315 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Greek Questions 300a-d Work mentioned: Arkadika Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Sou…

Juba II of Mauretania (275)

(45,915 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Juba II of Mauretania Jacoby number: 275 Attested works: On Assyria: F 4; Libyka: F 4-5, 35-44, 47-58; Wanderings of Hanno: F 6; On Euphorbion: F 7-8, 42; Roman Archaeology: F 9-12, 23-27, 91-96; On Resemblances: F 13-14; Theatrical History: F 15-19, 80-86; On Painting: F 20-21; On the Deterioration of Words (?): F 22; On Arabia: F 1-3, 27-34, 61-79; Epigrams: F 104; autobiography?: T 16; On Drawing: T 15 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of C…

Moschion (575)

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Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Moschion Jacoby number: 575 Attested works: n.a. 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 575 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 5.40-4 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment…

Philon of Byblos (Herennius Philo Byblius) (790)

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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 …

Zenodotos (821)

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Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenodotos Jacoby number: 821 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 2nd - 1st 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: Troizen (?)   BNJ 821 F 1a Source: Solinus, G. Julius, Collection of Curiosities 2.9 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Li…
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