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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…

Patrokles (712)

(41,955 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Patrokles Jacoby number: 712 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 712 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 19.100.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Military History, Anc…

Demetrios of Argos (304)

(2,577 words)

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

Aristokles (831)

(2,626 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristokles Jacoby number: 831 Attested works: Italian History: F1, F2; Strange Events: F3a, F3b; On Rivers: F4 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 831 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 25B p. 311E-F Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mytholog…

Zenodotos, Epitomes, Historical Commentaries (19)

(2,682 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 April 2018. About this historian Historian: Zenodotos, Epitomes, Historical Commentaries Jacoby number: 19 Attested works Epitomes: F1; Historical Commentaries: F2 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections | . Place of origin: Alexandria, Ephesos, Mallos (?) BNJ 19 F 1 Source: Athenaios 10.2 (412a-b) Work mentioned: Epitomes Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Miscellaneous Anthologi…

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…

Malakos (552)

(3,289 words)

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

Pankrates the Egyptian (625)

(1,449 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pankrates the Egyptian Jacoby number: 625 Attested works: On King Bokkhoris: F1 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: Egypt   BNJ 625 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 15.21, 677d-f Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress F…

Parthax (825)

(1,821 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Parthax Jacoby number: 825 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 825 F 1 Source: Herodian (Ailios Herodianos), On Peculiar Diction p. 19, 9 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Etymology - Library of Congress Linguistics - Library of Congress Geography, Anci…

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…

Anonymous, Annals (Anonymi, Annales) (544)

(2,428 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Annals (Anonymi, Annales) Jacoby number: 544 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 | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 544 F 1 Source: Kallimachos 407.21 Pf. = Pseudo-Antigonos of Karystos, Ἱστορικὰ Παράδοξα ( Paradoxical Stories) 120 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Chrono…

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…

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…

Hermateles (657)

(908 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Hermateles Jacoby number: 657 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 1st century BC - 3rd 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 657 F 1 Source: Tertullian (Q. Septimius Florens Tertullianus), On the Spectacles 8 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of CongressGames - L…

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…

Olympichos of Samos (537)

(3,135 words)

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

C. Sulpicius Galba (92)

(2,040 words)

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

Anonymous, On Argos (De Argo) (311)

(2,534 words)

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

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…

Timolaos (798)

(1,319 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017. Annotations Historian Historian: Timolaos Jacoby number: 798 Attested works: History of Phrygia: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVII. Phrygia Place of origin: unknown BNJ 798 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 9.1 = Moralia 1155b-d Work mentioned: History of Phrygia Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subje…

Nikias (318)

(1,831 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 318) About this Historian Historian: Nikias Jacoby number: 318 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 318 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13, 90 p. 609 E-F Work mentioned: Arkadika Source date: 2nd - 3rd century…

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…

Sostratos (23)

(17,877 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Sostratos Jacoby number: 23 Attested works: Collection of Mythical History: F1, F1b, F1c, F1d; On Thracian Affairs: F2; Tyrrhenian Histories: F3; On the Art of Hunting: F4; On Rivers: F5; Teiresias: F7 Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 23 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers 24.4 Work mentioned: Collection of Mythical Hist…

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…

Nikandros of Chalcedon (700)

(1,328 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Chalcedon Jacoby number: 700 Attested works: Misfortunes of Prusias: F 1; Adventures: F 2 Historian's date: 150 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Kalchedon   BNJ 700 F 1 Source: Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 11.94, 496D-E Work mentioned: Misfortunes of Prusias Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Food - Library of Congr…

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…

Pythermos (80)

(1,502 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pythermos Jacoby number: 80 Attested works: Histories: F1 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Ephesos (?)   BNJ 80 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 7.35 (289f) Work mentioned: Histories Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Religion …

Themison (374)

(2,537 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Themison Jacoby number: 374 Attested works: On Pallene(?): F1a-F1b Historian's date: unknown 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 374 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.26 p. 235a Work mentioned: On Pallene(?) Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Con…

Theotimos (834)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta | Higbie, Caroline
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theotimos Jacoby number: 834 Attested works: Italika 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 834 F 1 Source: (= Theotimos, BNJ 470 F 6) Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 8b, p.307de Work mentioned: Italika Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment …

Dionysios of Samos (15)

(13,257 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Samos Jacoby number: 15 Attested works: Kyklos: F1-F9, F12; On Problems: F15 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: Samos(?)   BNJ 15 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Διονύσιος Μουσωνίου Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressC…

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(6,591 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Nikandros of Thyateira Jacoby number: 343 Attested works: On the Demes: F1-F2, Commentaries on the Attic Dialect: F3-F7, F8(?)-F19(?) Historian's date: 2nd - 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Thyateira   BNJ 343 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, s.v. Θυάτειρα Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre…

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…

Pherekydes of Leros (475)

(1,286 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Leros Jacoby number: 475 Attested works: On Leros (T1); On Iphigeneia (T1); On the Feasts of Dionysos (T1); uncertain (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLIV. Leros Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 475 T 1 Source: Suda. s.v Φερεκύδης Λέριος Work mentioned: On Leros; On Iphigeneia; On the Feasts of Dionysos Source date: 10th century AD Source langu…

Aristodemos of Nysa (22)

(4,748 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Aristodemos of Nysa Jacoby number: 22 Attested works: Mythical Collection F1a Historian's date: (Uncertain) 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: Nysa   BNJ 22 F 1a Source: Plutarch, Parallela Minora 35, 314C Work mentioned: Mythical Collection Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Or…

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…

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…

Anonymus, De Marco Aurelio Antonino (202)

(780 words)

Author(s): Cornell, Tim J.
This entry was prepared by Tim J. Cornell and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymus, De Marco Aurelio Antonino Jacoby number: 202 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | M. Imperial Period Place of origin: Syria   BNJ 202 T1 Source: Herodian, History of the Empire from the Death of Marcus I 2.5 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subje…

Aethlios of Samos (536)

(2,287 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Aethlios of Samos Jacoby number: 536 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th-4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIV. Samos Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 536 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 14.63, 650d Work mentioned: Source date: c. 200 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Classical antiquities - Library of Congress Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - L…

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…

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…

Nikanor, son of Hermeias (628)

(1,795 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Nikanor, son of Hermeias Jacoby number: 628 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 628 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Νικάνωρ ὁ ῾Ερμείου Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: linguistics - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. Νικάνωρ ὁ ῾Ερμείου᾽Αλεξαν…

Makar(eus) (of Kos?) (456)

(2,396 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Makar(eus) (of Kos?) Jacoby number: 456 Attested works: Histories of Kos: F 1a, F 1b Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVII. Kos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 456 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 6.262C Work mentioned: Histories of Kos Source date: c. 170 AD - c. 230 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient—History and Criticism - Librar…

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…

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…

Teukros of Kyzikos (274)

(2,136 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Teukros of Kyzikos Jacoby number: 274 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Kyzikos   BNJ 274 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τεῦκρος ὁ Κυζικηνός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: encyclopedia Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. Τεῦκρος ὁ Κ…

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…

Chrysippos (832)

(1,007 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Jacoby number: 832 Attested works: Italian History: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 832 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 28B, 312D Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Rome, HistoryMythology - Library …

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…

Jason, Περὶ τῶν ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ἱερῶν ἐν ᾽Αλεξανδρείᾳ (632)

(951 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Jason, Περὶ τῶν ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ἱερῶν ἐν ᾽Αλεξανδρείᾳ Jacoby number: 632 Attested works: Concerning the Shrines (?) of Alexander in Alexandria: 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: unknown   BNJ 632 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 14.12, 620D Work mentioned: Concerning the Shrines (?) of Alexander in Alexandria Source date: 2nd - 3rd ce…

Glaukos (806)

(2,486 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Glaukos Jacoby number: 806 Attested works: Exposition on the Places Situated in the Lefthand Parts of the Black Sea (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 806 F 1 Source: Anonymous, glossary in P.Oxy. 15.1802, fr. 3, col. ii, ll. 8-14 Work mentioned: Exposition on the Places Situated in the Lefthand Parts of the Black Sea Source d…

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…

Pythokles of Samos (833)

(2,096 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 OCtober 2018. About this Historian Historian: Pythokles of Samos Jacoby number: 833 Attested works: Italian History: F1a, F1b; On Concord: F2; Treatise on Agriculture: F3 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 833 F 1a Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 14A p. 309A-B Work mentioned: Italian History Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: My…

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 …

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 | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Abaris (Ἄβαρις), α 18 Adler Work mentioned: Marriage of the…

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…

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…

Heropythos (448)

(3,456 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Heropythos Jacoby number: 448 Attested works: Annals of the Kolophonians: F1 Historian's …

Amphitheos (?) of Herakleia (431)

(2,970 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian …

Polycharos or Polyanthos of Kyrene (37)

(803 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Polycharos or Polyanthos of Kyrene Jacoby number: 37 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Kyrene   BNJ 37 F 1a Source: Sextus Empiricus, Against the Mathematicians 1.26 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Religion - Library of Congress Textual base: Hermann Mutschmann, Sexti Empirici Opera 1 (Leipzig 1914) - Go to online edition ; Jacoby Sextus Empiricus, Against the Mathematicians, 1.26Πολύανθος δὲ ὁ Κυρηναῖος ἐν τῶι Περὶ τῆς ᾽Ασκληπιαδῶν γενέσεως (sc. ᾽Ασκληπιὸν κεκεραυνῶσθαι λέγει), ὅτι τὰς Προίτου θυγατέρας κατὰ χόλον ῞Ηρας ἐμμανεῖς γενομένας ἰάσατο. In his Origins of the Asklepiads Polyanthos of Kyrene says that he [i.e. Asklepios, who was blasted by lightening] had cured Proetos' daughters who had been driven mad by Hera's anger. Commentary on the text Sextus Empiricus gives various versions of the circumstances …

Anonymous, Chronicles of Archons (P. Oxy., 13, 1613) (Chronicon Archontum) (258)

(869 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Chronicles of Archons (P. Oxy., 13, 1613) (Chronicon Archontum) Jacoby number: 258 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History)…

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 Histo…

Asklepiades, On Demetrios of Phaleron (157)

(978 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades son of Areios Jacoby number: 157 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Spec…

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 | …

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 …

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…

Artemon of Klazomenai (443)

(957 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Artemon Jacoby number: 443 Attested works: Annals of Klazomenai: F 1, Concerning Homer: 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 | XXXII. Klazomenai Place of origin: Klazomenai   BNJ 443 F 1 Source: Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 12.38 Work mentioned: Annals of Klazomenai Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Animals - Library of Con…

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…

Pythainetos (299)

(8,356 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Pythainetos Jacoby number: 299 Attested works: On Aigina: F 1, F 2a, F 2b, F 2c, F 3 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 | II. Aegina Place of origin: unknown BNJ 299 F 1 Source: Scholiast on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 4.1712 Work mentioned: On Aigina Source date: uncertain Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries - Library of Congress Fragment…

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 …

Agesilaos (828)

(865 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Agesilaos Jacoby number: 828 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain 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 828 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela Minora 29 B, p. 312 E Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Mythology, Greek - …

Sosthenes of Knidos (846)

(2,428 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Sosthenes of Knidos Jacoby number:846Attested works:Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXI. Spain Place of origin: Knidos   BNJ 846 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 16.3 ( Moralia 1159e) Work mentioned:Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Etiology - Library of Congress M…

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…

Ptolemy VIII (234)

(7,439 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Ptolemy VIII Jacoby number: 234 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia Place of origin: Egypt   BNJ 234 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophistae 2.71b Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: symposium Fragment subject: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophistae, 2.71bΠ…

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…

Artemidoros of Ephesos (438)

(1,303 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas M.
This entry was prepared by Thomas M. Banchich and published on 1 October 2019. About this Historian Historian: Artemidoros of Ephesos Jacoby number: 438 Attested works: Geographic Descriptions(?) (F1); Ionian Commentaries(?) (F1) Historian's date: 1st-2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIX. Ionia Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 438 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 3.111d Work mentioned: Ionian Commentaries (Geographic Descriptions?) Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Sou…

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…

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…

Agathon of Samos (843)

(5,103 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Agathon of Samos Jacoby number: 843 Attested works: Skythika F1 On Rivers F2 Historian's date: c.100 BC - c.120 AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: Samos   BNJ 843 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis (On Rivers) 14.4-5 Work mentioned: Skythika Source date: c. 120 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Natural H…

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…

Eumelos of Corinth (451)

(11,684 words)

Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Eumelos of Corinth Jacoby number: 451 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXV. Corinth Place of origin: Corinth   BNJ 451 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria (T. Flavius Clemens), Stromateis 6.26.7 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, 2nd-3rd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Religion - Library of Congress Fragment…

Agroitas (762)

(14,963 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Agroitas Jacoby number: 762 Attested works: 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:   BNJ 762 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios Rhodios, Argonautika 2.498-527 Wendel Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Demokritos of Ephesos (267)

(3,437 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Demokritos of Ephesos Jacoby number: 267 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown, possibly later part of the 3rd c. BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 267 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 9.49 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Textual…

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…

Anonymous on Pausanias, On Argolika (Anonymi apud Pausaniam de Argo) (314)

(8,293 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 Pausanias, On Argolika Jacoby number: 314 Attested works: On Argolika Historian's date: unknown Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 314 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 2.12.6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Travel, Ancient - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of CongressGenealogy - Library of CongressLiterature, Ancient—History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology, G…

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…

Antileon (247)

(2,037 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Antileon Jacoby number: 247 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 247 F 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae philosophorum 3.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Chronology, Historical - Library of Congress Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Politics, P…

Anonymous, On Chios (395)

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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…
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