Daímachos). [German version]  Historian from Plataeae, 4th cent. BC from Plataeae, Greek historian in the 4th cent. BC. He was the author of a contemporary history and was regarded by Jacoby, who can hardly have been correct in this regard, as the author of the Hellenica of Oxyrhynchus. FGrH 65 (with comm.). Meister, Klaus (Berlin) Bibliography F. Jacoby, The Autorship of the Hellenica of Oxyrhynchus, in: CQ 44, 1950, 1-11 S. Hornblower, in: Proc. of the Second Internat. Congr. of Boiotian Studies (1995; defends Jacoby) K. Meister, Die griech. Geschichtsschreibung, 1990, 65f. [German version]  Historian from Plataeae, 3rd cent. BC D. from Plataeae, Greek historiographer in the 3rd cent. BC. He was envoy of Antiochus  Soter at the Indian royal court in Palimbothra (FGrH 716 T 1). D. wrote
Indiká with polemical criticism of his predecessor Megasthenes (FGrH 715), but was himself, according to Eratosthenes (at Str. 2,1,9 and 19) extremely unreliable. FGrH 716. Meister, Klaus (Berlin) Bibliography O. Lendle, Einführung in die griech. Geschichtsschreibung, 1992, 273 K. Meister, Die griech. Geschichtsschreibung, 1990, 142.