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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…

Servius (47)

(488 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Servius Jacoby number: 47 Attested works: Trojan History: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 47 F 1 Source: Scholion rec. B* on Homer, Iliad 21.242 (vol. 4, p. 264 Dindorf) Work mentioned: Trojan History Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and Criticism Fragment subject: Mythology, Greek - L…

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…

Eratosthenes Junior of Kyrene (745)

(2,887 words)

Author(s): Pàmias, Jordi
This entry was prepared by Jordi Pàmias and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Eratosthenes [Junior] (= Eratosthenes of Kyrene, BNJ 241 ?) Jacoby number: 745 Attested works: Galatika: F1-F6 Historian's date: 3rd century BC (?) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVI. Celts and Galateans Place of origin: Kyrene   BNJ 745 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnikas.v. Κυρήνη Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - L…

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…

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…

Simonides of Karystos or Eretria (55C)

(769 words)

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

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…

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…

Autocharis (?) (249)

(2,125 words)

Author(s): Mori, Anatole
This entry was prepared by Anatole Mori and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Autocharis (?) Jacoby number: 249 Attested works: On Dates: F 1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 249 F 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 4.1470 Work mentioned: On Dates Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries—History and criticism - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History,…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

Erxias (449)

(1,596 words)

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

Demosthenes (699)

(8,916 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demosthenes Jacoby number: 699 Attested works: Bithyniaka: F1 - F4, F6 F8; On Foundations: F10 Historian's date: 3rd - 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Unknown   BNJ 699 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Τάρας Work mentioned: Bithyniaka Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Con…

Apollonios (403)

(1,056 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Apollonios Jacoby number: 403 Attested works: On Delphi: F 1 Historian's date: 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: unknown   BNJ 403 F 1 Source: Photios, Lexikon 1321-1322 Work mentioned: On Delphi Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Ethnology - Library of Congress Textual…

Eusebios (101)

(3,369 words)

Author(s): Favuzzi, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Favuzzi and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Eusebios Jacoby number: 101 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 3rd - 4th century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Unknown   BNJ 101 T 1 Source: Evagrios Scholastikos, Ecclesiastical History 5.24 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of CongressReligion - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, Ancient - L…

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…

Xenophon, History of Hannibal (179)

(412 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon, History of Hannibal Jacoby number: 179 Attested works: History of Hannibal: T 1 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | K. Punic Wars, Hieronymus of Syracuse Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 179 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2.59 [Vide: Demetrius Magnes & Sosibius apud Diogenem Laertium], 2.59 Work mentioned: History of Hannibal Sour…

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 (…

Asklepiades of Egypt (624)

(4,087 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Asklepiades of Egypt Jacoby number: 624 Attested works: uncertain (T1-F2) Historian's date: 5th 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 624 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ῾Ηραίσκος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Philosophy…

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…

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

(3,363 words)

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

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…

Polygnostos (473)

(1,742 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Polygnostos Jacoby number: 473 Attested works: On Kyzikos (F1) Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XLII. Kyzikos Place of origin: unknown (Kyzikos?)   BNJ 473 F 1 Source: Scholion L+ on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika 1.989-91, 996-7 Work mentioned: On Kyzikos Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Lib…

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…

Theodoros (195)

(365 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros Jacoby number: 195 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 195 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Θεόδωρος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Linguistics, Greek - Library of Congress Etymology - Library of Congre…

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…

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…

Damokritos (730)

(847 words)

Author(s): Aubert, Jean-Jacques
This entry was prepared by Jean-Jacques Aubert and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Damokritos Jacoby number: 730 Attested works: Tactics: F1; On the Jews : F1 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XII. Jews Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 730 F 1 Source: Suda, Lexicon, - Δαμόκριτος Work mentioned: Lexicon Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Judaism - Library of Congr…

Strato (168)

(409 words)

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

Satyros (20)

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Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Satyros Jacoby number: 20 Attested works: On the Gods F2 Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 20 F 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, Roman Antiquities 1.68-9 Work mentioned: n.a. (On the Gods?) Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--To 500 - Library of CongressHistory, Ancient - Library of…

Judas (261)

(674 words)

Author(s): Frakes, Robert M.
This entry was prepared by Robert M. Frakes and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Judas Jacoby number: 261 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | . Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 261 T 1 Source: Eusebios, Historia ecclesiastica 6.7 (Hieronymos, De viris illustribus 52) Work mentioned: Source date: c. 324 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Church history Fragment subject: Persecution and the Apocalpyse Textual base: Jacoby Eusebios,

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…

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…

Xenophon, Stories of Marvels (24)

(491 words)

Author(s): Tuplin, Christopher
This entry was prepared by Christopher Tuplin and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon, Stories of Marvels Jacoby number: 24 Attested works: Stories of Marvels Historian's date: 3rd century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | B. Hellenistic Reference Works and Collections Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 24 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of Eminent Philosophers [Vide: Demetrius Magnes & Sosibius apud Diogenem Laertium]2.59 Work mentioned: Stories of Marvels Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: G…

Anonymous, On the Landsurveyor of Syria (De agrimensore Syriae) (849)

(876 words)

Author(s): Luginbill, Robert D.
This entry was prepared by Robert D. Luginbill and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Jacoby number: 849 Attested works: Syrian Topometry: F1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXII. Syria Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 849 F 1 Source: Eusebios of Caesarea, Preparation for the Gospel [Vide: Africanus (Julius), Diodorus Siculus, Plutarchus & Porphyrius apud Eusebium Caesariensem] 9.36.1 Work mentioned: Syrian Topometry Source date: 4th c…

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…

Timokrates (672)

(446 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Timokrates Jacoby number: 672 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | II. Ethiopia Place of origin: Adramyttion   BNJ 672 F 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, s.v. Βέρεξ Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography Fragment subject: Ethnography Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantion s.v. Βέρεξἔθ…

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…

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…

Alexander (739)

(1,231 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Alexander Jacoby number: 739 Attested works: On Karia: T1 Historian's date: Hellenistic period Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XIV. Karia Place of origin: Carian Chersonese?   BNJ 739 T 1 Source: Scholia on Apollonios of Rhodes, Argonautika, 1.925 Work mentioned: On Karia Source date: Various Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of CongressTrans…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ouliades of Samos (538)

(984 words)

Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Ouliades of Samos Jacoby number: 538 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th-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 538 F 1 Source: Inschriften von Priene 37.118-123 (Magnetto ll. 152-7) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Law, Ancient - Library of Congress Geography, Ancient - Library of Con…

Psaon of Plataia (78)

(1,747 words)

Author(s): Billows, Richard A.
This entry was prepared by Richard A. Billows and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Psaon of Plataia Jacoby number: 78 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: Plataia   BNJ 78 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 21.5 (Excerpta Hoescheliana) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Textual …

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…

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…

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…

Simonides (163)

(2,435 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Simonides Jacoby number: 163 Attested works: Deeds of Antiochos and the battle against the Galatians(?): T 1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | F. Galatian Wars, Seleucids Place of origin: Magnesia on the Sipylos   BNJ 163 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Σιμωνίδης Work mentioned: Deeds of Antiochos and the battle against the Galatians(?) Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek…

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…

Timotheos (313)

(1,285 words)

Author(s): Millis, B.W.
This entry was prepared by B.W. Millis and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Timotheos Jacoby number: 313 Attested works: Argolika: F 1; On Rivers: F 2 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 313 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, De fluviis 18.3 ( Mor. 1160F–1161A) Work mentioned: Argolika Source date: unknown Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of CongressNatural history - Library of …

Sosylos (176)

(3,088 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Sosylos Jacoby number: 176 Attested works: Hannibal: F 1 Historian's date: 2nd 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | K. Punic Wars, Hieronymus of Syracuse Place of origin: Lakedaimonia   BNJ 176 T 1 Source: Nepos, Cornelius, Hannibal 23.13.3 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--to 5…

Timogenes of Miletos (435)

(1,390 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Timogenes of Miletos Jacoby number: 435 Attested works: On Herakleia Pontike and its Learned Men: T 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIV. Heraclea on Pontus Place of origin: Miletos   BNJ 435 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τιμαγένης ἢ Τιμογένης Work mentioned: On Herakleia Pontike and its Learned Men Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexic…

Timaios, Περὶ Συρίας (On Syria) (848)

(900 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred W. Jenkins and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Timaios Jacoby number: 848 Attested works: Concerning Syria and its Cities and Kings: T1 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXII. Syria Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 848 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Τίμαιος ὁ ἱστορικός (τ 600 Adler) Work mentioned: Concerning Syria and its Cities and Kings Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of…

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…

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 …

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…

Deinarchos of Delos (399)

(2,892 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Deinarchos of Delos Jacoby number: 399 Attested works: Deliaka F2 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVI. Delos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 399 T 1 Source: Dionysios of Halikarnassos, On Deinarchos (De Dinarcho) 1 (Usener H.-Radermacher L., 1) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Source genre: Rhetoric, Anc…

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…

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, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Alexandria   BNJ 53 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 1.2.31 Work mentioned: On the Wanderings of Menelaus (?) Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genr…

Demetrios of Odessos (808)

(1,355 words)

Author(s): Cuypers, Martine
This entry was prepared by Martine Cuypers and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Odessos Jacoby number: 808 Attested works: On Odessos: T1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXVIII. Pontus Place of origin: Odessos   BNJ 808 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, ᾽Ὀδησσός Work mentioned: On Odessos Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of CongressMythology - Library of Congre…

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 …

Polyainos of Sardis (196)

(1,219 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Polyainos of Sardis Jacoby number: 196 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: Sardis   BNJ 196 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Πολύαινος Σαρδιανός Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Linguistics, Greek - Library of Congress Etymology …

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…

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, …
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