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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…

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…

Butoridas (654)

(671 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Butoridas Jacoby number: 654 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 654 T 1 Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus), Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Architecture, Ancient - Library of Co…

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…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,716 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) Jacoby number: 758 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 758 F 1a Source: Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etiology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium, s.v. Κύπρος.... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς…

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…

Andronikos of Laodikeia (579A)

(1,260 words)

Author(s): Papanikolaou, Dimitrios
This entry was prepared by Dimitrios Papanikolaou and published on 1 Octobre 2018. About this Historian Historian: Andronikos of Laodikeia Jacoby number: 579A Attested works: unknown Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: Laodikeia   BNJ 579A T 1 Source: A. Chaniotis (ed.), Historie und Historiker in den griechischen Inschriften. Epigraphische Beiträge zur griechischen Historiographie (Stuttgart 1998), 326, E 31 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Inscriptions - Library of Congress Fragment subjec…

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 (…

Demaretes (42A)

(1,970 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Demaretes Jacoby number: 42A Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42A F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 1.45 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient -- history and criticism - Library of Congress Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Textual base: C. Wendel (…

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…

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…

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 - …

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 - …

Anonymous, Encheiridion (P. Ryl., 1.22) (18)

(3,539 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 18 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 18 F 1 Source: P. Rylands 22 (Pack2 2457) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient—History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Te…

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…

Theseus (453)

(2,901 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by Benjamin W. Millis and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theseus Jacoby number: 453 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD 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 453 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Θησεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: sports - Library of Congress Textual base: A. Adler, Suidiae Lexi…

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…

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…

Anonymous, On Miletos (De Mileto) (496)

(6,469 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 496 Attested works: Milesian Histories(?): F1; Amphiktyonic Discourse(?): F8, F9; Milesian Discourse(?): F9 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LIV. Miletus Place of origin: Miletos(?)   BNJ 496 F 1 Source: Parthenios, Erotic Sufferings 14, ‘About Antheus’ Work mentioned: Milesian Histories(?) Source date: 1st Source language: Gre…

Dositheos (290)

(1,965 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: 290 Attested works: Aitolika(?): F1; Italika: F1(?), F2, F3, F4; Lydiaka: F5; Pelopidai: F6; Sikelika: F7 Historian's date: AD 40-50? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 290 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 40A, 315E Work mentioned: Italika (Aitolika?) Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mytholo…

Aristeas (35)

(35,674 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Aristeas Jacoby number: 35 Attested works: Arimaspeian Epic: T 1- T 2, T 7b, F 1a-F 9; Theogony: T 1 Historian's date: 610 - 600 BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Prokonnesos   BNJ 35 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Ἀριστέας, α 3900 Adler Work mentioned: Arimaspeian Epic; Theogony Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Frag…

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…

Antipater (56)

(5,238 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Antipater Jacoby number: 56 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Akanthos   BNJ 56 F 1a Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentary on Homer, Odyssey 11.521, 1697.53 (1.432 Stallbaum) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Con…

Philo (670)

(3,375 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley M.
This entry was prepared by Stanley M. Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Philo Jacoby number: 670 Attested works: Aithiopika: F1; Account of the Sailing Voyage to Aithiopia: F2 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 670 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 37.108 Work mentioned: unknown Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress F…

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…

Markellos (671)

(2,306 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Markellos Jacoby number: 671 Attested works: On Ethiopia: F1, F2 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 671 F 1 Source: Proklos, Commentary on Plato, Timaios 24E-25A (I 177, 10 Diehl) Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries—History and Critcismt - Library of C…

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…

Theochrestos (761)

(6,688 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Theochrestos Jacoby number: 761 Historian's work: On Libyka : F 1a, F 1b Historian's date: Hellenistic period? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIX. Libya Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 761 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural history 1.37 Historian's work: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: natural history - Library of …

Anaxandridas (404)

(5,352 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anaxandridas Jacoby number: 404 Attested works: On the Offerings Stolen from Delphi F1; On Lykoreia F8; On the Delphic Oracle F8a Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVII. Delphi Place of origin: Delphi   BNJ 404 T 1 Source: Scholia on Euripides, Orestes 1637 Work mentioned: n. a. Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--…

Herophanes of Troizen (605)

(2,963 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Herophanes of Troizen Jacoby number: 605 Attested works: Stories of the People of Troizen: F1 Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXVIII. Troizen Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 605 F 1 Source: Pausanias 2.34.4-5 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Chronology; GenealogyMythology Fragment subject: G…

Demetrios of Salamis (643)

(11,421 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Salamis Jacoby number: 643 Attested works: Wonders of Egypt: T1, T2, F1; History of Egypt: F2 Historian's date: 4th-3rd 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 643 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural history - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Archi…

Diokles of Rhodes (302)

(1,462 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Diokles of Rhodes Jacoby number: 302 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | IV. Aetolia Place of origin: Rhodes   BNJ 302 F 1 Source: Plutarch (Ploutarchos), De fluviis 22.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: science - Library of Congress Textual base: E.C. Dorda, A. De Lazzer, E.Pe…

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…

Plesimachos (52)

(1,183 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Plesimachos Jacoby number: 52 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 52 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers 18.12–13 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress geography Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress geography Natural history …

Claudius Caesar (276)

(5,313 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Claudius Caesar Jacoby number: 276 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Rome   BNJ 276 T 1a Source: Iosephos, Jewish Antiquities 19.213 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressEduca…

Aristonikos of Alexandria (53)

(1,075 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristonikos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 53 Attested works: On the Wanderings of Menelaus (?): F1; On the Mouseion in Alexandria: F2 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudograp…

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | …

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 - …

Bion Soleus (668)

(5,758 words)

Author(s): Stanley, Burstein
This entry was prepared by Burstein Stanley and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Bion Soleus Jacoby number: 668 Attested works: On Ethiopia: T1-3; F1-F6 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: Soloi, probably in Cilicia   BNJ 668 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 4.58 Work mentioned: On Ethiopia Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Li…

Matris (39)

(2,833 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Matris Jacoby number: 39 Attested works: Hymn to Herakles: T 1a; Encomium of Herakles: F 1, F 2 Historian's date: 4th-2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: Athens?   BNJ 39 T 1a Source: Ptolemaios Chennos apud Photios, Bibliotheke 190, 148a 38-148b 3 (Henry 3.57) Work mentioned: Hymn to Herakles Source date: c. 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, …

Boethos of Tarsos (194)

(1,593 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Boethos of Tarsos Jacoby number: 194 Attested works: The Victory of Philippi 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: Tarsos   BNJ 194 T 1 Source: Strabo 14.5.14 Work mentioned: The Victory of Philippi Source date: 1st century BC-1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography—to 500 - Library of Congress Histor…

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…

Dionysios, On Egypt (653)

(673 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios Jacoby number: 653 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 5th 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 653 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.36 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Architecture, Ancient - Library of Con…

Klei(to)demos of Athens (323)

(25,469 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Klei(to)demos of Athens Jacoby number: 323 Attested works: First Origins: F5a, Historian's date: 4th 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: Athens(?)   BNJ 323 T 1 Source: Pausanias 10.15.5 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: ethnology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: travel, ancient - …

Poseidippos of Knidos (447)

(8,908 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Poseidippos of Knidos Jacoby number: 447 Attested works: On Knidos: F 1a, F 2a, F 2b, 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 | XXXIII. Knidos Place of origin: Knidos   BNJ 447 F 1a Source: Clement of Alexandria, Exhortation 4.53.5-6 Work mentioned: On Knidos Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congr…

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, …

Aristokles (33)

(5,564 words)

Author(s): Fowler, Robert L.
This entry was prepared by Robert L. Fowler and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles Jacoby number: 33 Attested works: Theogony: F1; On Giants: F2; On the Cults of Hermione: F3 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 33 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies (Stromata) 6.26.8 p. 443.4 Stählin Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancien…

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…

Skylax of Karyanda (709)

(13,583 words)

Author(s): Kaplan, Philip
This entry was prepared by Philip Kaplan and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Skylax of Karyanda Jacoby number: 709 Attested works: Circumnavigation of Lands Beyond the Pillars of Herakles or Circuit of the Earth: T1-T6, F1-F7b; Circumnavigation of the Inhabited Sea of Europe, Asia and Africa: F8-F13 Historian's date: 6th - 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: Karyanda   BNJ 709 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σκύλαξ Work mentioned: Circumnavigation …

Herod the Great (236)

(2,426 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Herod the Great Jacoby number: 236 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia Place of origin: Askalon   BNJ 236 F 1 Source: Josephus, T. Flavius, Antiquitates Judaicae 14.164-77 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Judaism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Monarchy - …

Empylos of Rhodes (191)

(1,205 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Empylos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 191 Attested works: Brutus 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 191 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Brutus 2 Work mentioned: Brutus Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of Congress Frag…

Philo (729)

(3,175 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Philo Jacoby number: 729 Attested works: On Jerusalem: F1-F3 Historian's date: 3rd century BC (?) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 729 T 1 Source: Ιosephos, Against Apion 1.218 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Judaism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism …

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…

Staphylos of Naukratis (269)

(8,951 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by L.V. Pitcher and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Staphylos of Naukratis Jacoby number: 269 Attested works: Concerning Athens: F1; Concerning Aeolians: F2; Concerning Arcadians: F3; Concerning Thessaly: F4; Thessalian Matters: F5; Concerning Thessalians: F6 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Naukratis   BNJ 269 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.4 (5) Work mentioned: n.a. Source d…

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…

Hypermenes (394)

(1,425 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Hypermenes Jacoby number: 394 Attested works: On Chios: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 394 F 1 Source: Ptolemaios Chennos (= Photius, Library [190] 152b20-5) Work mentioned: On Chios Source date: 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressCommentaries--Hi…

Artavasdes of Armenia (678)

(908 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Artavasdes of Armenia Jacoby number: 678 Attested works: Histories (T1) Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | IV. Armenia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 678 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Crassus 33.1-2 Work mentioned: Histories Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of Cong…

Anonymous, On Chios (395)

(3,905 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Chios Jacoby number: 395 Attested works: On Chios: F 1-2 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 395 F 1 Source: Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 16.39 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Animals - Library of CongressNatural history - Library of CongressHistory, Ancien…

Ptolemy (199)

(1,251 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Ptolemy Jacoby number: 199 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD 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 199 F 1 Source: Ammonios, De adfinium vocabulorum differentia Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etymology - Library of Congress Linguistics - Library of Congress Literature, Anc…

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…

Herakleitos of Lesbos (167)

(722 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Herakleitos of Lesbos Jacoby number: 167 Attested works: History of Macedonia: T1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | g. Kings of Macedon Place of origin: Lesbos   BNJ 167 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 9.17 Work mentioned: History of Macedonia Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography—to 500 - Library of Cong…

Isidoros of Charax (781)

(11,678 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Isidoros of Charax Jacoby number: 781 Attested works: Description of Parthia F1; Parthian Stopping Points F1 Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXV. Parthia Place of origin: Charax   BNJ 781 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 6.141 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment sub…

Seneca, L. Annaeu (644)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Habinek, T.
This entry was prepared by T. Habinek and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Seneca, L. Annaeu Jacoby number: 644 Attested works: Geography of India: F 3 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: Cordoba, Hispania   BNJ 644 F 1 Source: Servius on Virgil's Aeneid 6, 154 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 4th century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of CongressR…

Zenodotos (821)

(2,283 words)

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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