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Menodotos of Samos (541)

(6,505 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Menodotos of Samos Jacoby number: 541 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd 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 541 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 15.11-15, 671 E-674 A Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ritual - Library of Congress religion oracles, roman - …

Phylarchos (81)

(82,619 words)

Author(s): Landucci, Franca
This entry was prepared by Franca Landucci and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Phylarchos Jacoby number: 81 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd-2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography (Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 81 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Φύλαρχος Work mentioned: Histories Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ΦύλαρχοςΦύλαρχος· ᾽Αθηναῖος ἢ Ναυκρατίτης· οἱ δὲ Σι…

Zenodotos of Troizen (821)

(2,141 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Zenodotos of Troizen Jacoby number: 821 Attested works: Historian's date: before 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 821 F 1a Source: Solinus, Gaius Julius, Collection of Curiosities (ed. Mommsen), 2, 9 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD 4th century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: mythology Textual base: Jacoby Solin…

Agathokles of Samos (799)

(610 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Agathokles of Samos Jacoby number: 799 Attested works: Constitution of the Pessinountioi: F1, 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: unknown   BNJ 799 F 1 Source: Plutarch (Ploutarchos), Lexikon, 9.1 = Moralia 1155b-d Work mentioned: Constitution of the Pessinountioi Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: myt…

Ptolemy (138)

(39,774 words)

Author(s): Howe, Timothy
This entry was prepared by Timothy Howe and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Ptolemy Jacoby number: 138 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 4th - 3rd century BC Historical focus: IV. Antiquarian History and Biography () | A. Biography | 2. Early Hellenistic Period (late 4th-3rd c. BC) Place of origin:   BNJ 138 T 1 Source: Arrianos, Anabasis of Alexander prooemium 1–2 ed. A.G. Roos and G. Wirth 1968 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: History, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mili…

Antipater of Akanthos (56)

(4,135 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Antipatros of Akanthos Jacoby number: 56 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 56 F 1a Source: Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey 11.521, 1697.53 Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey, 11.521, 16…

Antenor (the Cretan) (463)

(2,712 words)

Author(s): Sekunda, Nicholas
This entry was prepared by Nicholas Sekunda and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Antenor (the Cretan) Jacoby number: 463 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVIII. Crete Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 463 T 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Bibliotheca 190 p. 151 b15 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress biography-to 500 - Library of Congress et…

Nikoboule (127)

(2,936 words)

Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Nikoboule Jacoby number: 127 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 127 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 10.44, 434C Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophists, …

Derkyllos (288)

(14,485 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Derkyllos Jacoby number: 288 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 288 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers 22.4 = Moralia 1164c Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers, 22.4παρά…

Dorotheos of Athens (145)

(3,220 words)

Author(s): Sheridan, Brian
This entry was prepared by Brian Sheridan and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Dorotheos of Athens Jacoby number: 145 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | c. History of Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 145 T 1 Source: Pliny, Natural History 1.12-13 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: Science Library of Congress - Library of Congress natural history - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Hegemon of Alexandreia Troas (110)

(1,592 words)

Author(s): Buckler, John | Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and John Buckler and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Hegemon of Alexandreia Troas Jacoby number: 110 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | a. The Period until Philip and Alexander Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 110 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, α 200, s.v. ᾽Αλεξάνδρεια (ed. M. Billerbeck, Stephani Byzanini Ethnica, vol. I: A-G (Berlin 2006)) Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD S…

Andriskos (500)

(3,512 words)

Author(s): Jenkins, Fred W.
This entry was prepared by Fred Jenkins and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Andriskos Jacoby number: 500 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 | LV. Naxos Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 500 F 1 Source: Parthenios, Erotic Sufferings 9 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress cults - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Parthenios, Na…

Antandros of Syracuse (565)

(1,804 words)

Author(s): Champion, Craige B.
This entry was prepared by Craige Champion and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Antandros of Syracuse Jacoby number: 565 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 565 T 1 Source: Diodoros of Sicily, Historical Library 19.3.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Hermesianax (797)

(2,473 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Hermesianax Jacoby number: 797 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 797 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers, 12.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers, 12.3παράκειται…

Charon of Lampsakos (262)

(37,736 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Charon of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 262 Attested works: Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 262 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Χάρων· Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, Lexikon, ΧάρωνΛαμψακηνός, υἱὸς Πυθοκλέους· γε…

Deinias of Argos (306)

(6,435 words)

Author(s): Tell, Håkan
This entry was prepared by Håkan Tell and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Deinias of Argos Jacoby number: 306 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC 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 306 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Life of Aratos 3.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: despotism - Library of Congress revolutions - Library of Congress law, ancient - …

Anonymous, On Siphnos (De Siphno) (553)

(5,267 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Siphnos (De Siphno) Jacoby number: 553 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 553 F 1a Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 4.66 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: eng Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus), Historia Naturalis, 4.66Siphnus ante Meropia et Acis appellata. Siphnos, that was previously called'Meropia' and 'Acis'.…

Anonymous, Olympic Chronicle (Chronicon Olympicyum) (vel Phlegon) (P. Oxy., 17.2082) (257a)

(5,464 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Olympic Chronicle (Chronicon Olympicyum) (vel Phlegon) (P. Oxy., 17.2082) Jacoby number: 257a Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC, 3rd - 2nd century BC (?) 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 257a F 1 Source: P.Oxy 2082 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual bas…

Demaratos (42)

(3,268 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos Jacoby number: 42 Attested works: On Arkadia: F2 - F4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century AD 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 (3.730.7-16 Hense) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress mythology, greek - …

Ion of Chios (392)

(27,889 words)

Author(s): Katsaros, Andrea
This entry was prepared by Andrea Katsaros and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Ion of Chios Jacoby number: 392 Attested works: uncertain: T1, uncertain: T2, uncertain: T3, uncertain: T4, uncertain: T5a, uncertain: T5b, uncertain: T5c, uncertain: T6, uncertain: T7, uncertain: T8, Foundation of Chios: F1, Foundation of Chios: F2, Foundation of Chios: F3, Epidemiai: F4, Epidemiai: F5, Epidemiai: F6, Epidemiai: F7, Sunekdemetikos: F8, Epidemiai: F9, uncertain: F10, Epidemiai: F11, Epidemiai: F12, Epidemiai: F13, Epidemiai: F14, Epidemiai: F15, Epidem…

Menekrates (701)

(1,513 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Menekrates Jacoby number: 701 Attested works: Historian's date: 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 701 F 1 Source: Plutarch (Ploutarchos), 26.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress oracles - Library of Congress constitutional history…

Anonymous Writers in Polybios’s History (83)

(8,116 words)

Author(s): Pitcher, L.V.
This entry was prepared by Luke V. Pitcher and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Writers in Polybios’s History Jacoby number: 83 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 83 T 1 Source: Polybios, Histories 5.33 (ed. Büttner-Wobst) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Polybios, Histories (ed. Büttn…

Diokles of Rhodes (302)

(897 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2007. 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: unknown   BNJ 302 F 1 Source: Plutarch, On Rivers 22, 3 22.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Science Library of Congress - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Plutarch (Ploutarchos), 22.3εὑρί…

Duris of Samos (76)

(44,451 words)

Author(s): Pownall, Frances
This entry was prepared by Frances Pownall and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Duris of Samos Jacoby number: 76 Attested works: On Macedonia: T2, T5, T7, T9 - T12e, F1 - F15, F35 - F55, F86, F94, Samian Annals: T3, T6, T8, F21 - F26, F60 - F71, F96 uncertain: T1, T4, F72 - F81, F83 - F87, On the Art of Engraving: T12d, F32, Histories of Agathokles: F16, F20, F56a - F59, On Customs: F27, On Tragedy: F28, On Euripides and Sophokles: F29, Homeric Problems: F30, F89 - F92, On Painting: F31, On Contests: F33, F34, F82, F93, F95 Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Histor…

Ephoros (70)

(182,346 words)

Author(s): Parker, Victor
This entry was prepared by Victor Parker and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ephoros Jacoby number: 70 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 70 T 1 Source: Suda , s.v. ῎Εφιππος Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. ῎Εφιππος῎Εφιππος· ** Κυμαῖος, υἱὸς Δημοφίλου, οἱ δὲ ᾽Αντιόχου· ᾽Ισοκρ…

Dieuchidas of Megara (485)

(6,611 words)

Author(s): Liddel, Peter
This entry was prepared by Peter Liddel and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Dieuchidas of Megara Jacoby number: 485 Attested works: 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: unknown   BNJ 485 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 6.2.26.28 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD, c. 150 – before 215 AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: transmission of texts - Library of Congress Tex…

Kreophylos (417)

(3,339 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Kreophylos Jacoby number: 417 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 | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 417 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 8.62, 361c-e Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophists, 8, 62, 361c-eΚρεώφυλος δ’ ἐν το…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,769 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 April 2007. 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 , Κύπρος Work mentioned: Source date: 6th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Stephanos of Byzantium , Κύπρος .... <ἐκλήθη δὲ> ἀπὸ Κύπρου τῆς θυγατρὸς Κινύρου· <ἢ τῆς Βύβλου καὶ ᾽Αφροδίτης, ὡς Φιλοστέφανος ἐν τῶι Περὶ νήσων καὶ ῎Ιστρος ἐν ᾽Αποικ…

Theophilos, Italika, Peloponnesiaka, On Stones (296)

(4,599 words)

Author(s): Ceccarelli, Paola
This entry was prepared by Paola Ceccarelli and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Theophilos, Italika, Peloponnesiaka, On Stones Jacoby number: 296 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 296 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 13b (= Plutarch, Moralia 308f-309a) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: military history, ancient - …

Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Hyperide) (401b)

(8,667 words)

Author(s): Constantakopoulou, Christy
This entry was prepared by Christy Constantakopoulou and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Delos (De Delo, ex Hyperide) Jacoby number: 401b Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 401b T 1a Source: Demosthenes, On the Crown (Or. 18) 134 Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress symbouleutic oratory Textual base: Jacoby Demosthenes, On the Crown (18.18), 134τοιγαροῦν εἰδυῖα ταῦθ᾽ ἡ βουλὴ ἡ ἐξ…

Anonymous Olympic Chronicle from Oxyrhynchus (P.Oxy. I 12) (255)

(5,574 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous Olympic Chronicle from Oxyrhynchus (P.Oxy. I 12) Jacoby number: 255 Attested works: Historian's date: Roman period Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 255 F 1 Source: Anonymous, Chronicon Oxyrhynchi 1.12 Work mentioned: Source date: Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress despotism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Anonymus, Chronico…

Anonymous, On Epiros (De Epiro) (704)

(12,341 words)

Author(s): Rzepka, Jacek
This entry was prepared by Jacek Rzepka and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Epiros (De Epiro) Jacoby number: 704 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 704 F 1 Source: Justin (M. Iunian(i)us Iustinus), Epitome (ed. Seel), 17.2.11-17.3.22 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC – 3rd century AD 1st century AD 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Latin Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress military history, ancient - …

Baton of Sinope (268)

(6,386 words)

Author(s): Christesen, Paul
This entry was prepared by Paul Christesen and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Baton of Sinope Jacoby number: 268 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC …

Anaximenes of Lampsakos (72)

(45,503 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Anaximenes of Lampsakos Jacoby number: 72 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   B…

(C. Iulius) Polybios (254)

(9,867 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian …

Acilius (813)

(9,919 words)

Author(s): Bucher, Gregory S.
This entry was prepared by Gregory Bucher and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Acilius Jacoby number: 813 Attested works: uncertain: T1a - T2b; Annals: T3, F1 - F8 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 813 T 1a Source: Gellius, Aulus, Attic Nights, 6/7, 14, 9 Work mentioned: uncertain Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress - …

Herakleides of Kyme (689)

(19,762 words)

Author(s): Almagor, Eran
This entry was prepared by Eran Almagor and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Herakleides of Kyme Jacoby number: 689 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | V. Babylonia, Assyria, Media, Persia Place of origin:   BNJ 689 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Vitae Philosophorum 5.93-4 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Ethnology - Library of Congress Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Con…

Anonymous, On the lists of Olympian victors (De tabulis victorum Olympicorum) (416)

(10,202 words)

Author(s): Anderson, Greg
This entry was prepared by Greg Anderson and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On the lists of Olympian victors (De tabulis victorum Olympicorum) Jacoby number: 416 Attested works: On the Lists of the Olympian Victors: T1 - T7b, F6; uncertain: T8b, T9; Eleian Records of Olympic Victors: T8a - F5 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XVIII. Elis and Olympia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 416 T 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 6.6.3…

Ariston of Alexandria (649)

(2,802 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Ariston of Alexandria Jacoby number: 649 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 649 T 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 17, 1, 5, 790 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, last quarter of the 1st BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress transmission of texts - Library of Congress geography, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strab…

Habron of Athens (359)

(840 words)

Author(s): Jones, Nicholas F.
This entry was prepared by Nicholas F. Jones and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Habron of Athens Jacoby number: 359 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC, 2nd-1st century BC (?) 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: unknown   BNJ 359 T 1 Source: Stephanos of Byzantion, Ethnika, s.v. Βατή Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Pausanias II, king of Sparta (582)

(4,027 words)

Author(s): Powell, Anton
This entry was prepared by Anton Powell and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Pausanias II, king of Sparta Jacoby number: 582 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXI. Sparta Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 582 T 1 Source: Xenophon, Hellenika 3.5.25 (ed. E.C. Marchant, Xenophontis opera omnia 1 (Oxford 1900)) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: politics and government - …

Rufus (826)

(1,504 words)

Author(s): Northwood, Simon
This entry was prepared by Simon Northwood and published on 1 October 2007. About this Historian Historian: Rufus Jacoby number: 826 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 826 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca (Bekker I.) [Vide: Agatharchides, anonymus.Proclus & Ptolemaeus Chennus apud Photium], 161, 104 a 39 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textu…

Pherekydes of Athens (3)

(113,741 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Pherekydes of Athens Jacoby number: 3 Attested works: Histories: F22a, Histories: F52, Historian's date: 5th century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown R.L. Fowler, Early Greek Mythography 1 (Oxford 2000) has vastly improved the text of Pherekydes and, as a result, our understanding of the Historiai and the fragments of the other ancient mythographers. Un…

Kallixeinos of Rhodes (627)

(35,345 words)

Author(s): Keyser, Paul T.
This entry was prepared by Paul T. Keyser and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Kallixeinos of Rhodes Jacoby number: 627 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd 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 627 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca (Bekker I.) [Vide: Agatharchides, anonymus.Proclus & Ptolemaeus Chennus apud Photium], 161, p. 104 b 38 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: art, ancie…

Lykeas of Naukratis (613)

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Author(s): Gambetti, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Gambetti and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Lykeas of Naukratis Jacoby number: 613 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 613 T 1 Source: Pliny (G. Plinius Secundus) Lexikon, Historia.C.) Natural History (ed. Mayhoff), 1, 36 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: eng Fragment subject: architecture, ancient - Library of Congress Textual ba…

Agias and Derkylos (305)

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Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Agias and Derkylos Jacoby number: 305 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC 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 305 T 1a Source: Scholia on Antimachus = Papyrus Cairo 6574.2.21-22 (ed. B. Wyss, Antimachi Colophonii Reliquiae (Berlin 1936; repr. 1974), 83) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC, 3rd century BC - 2nd …

Scipio Nasica Corculum, P. Cornelius (233)

(2,564 words)

Author(s): Beck, Hans
This entry was prepared by Hans Beck and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Scipio Nasica Corculum, P. Cornelius Jacoby number: 233 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 233 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus 15.1-16.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress military history, ancient - …

Aratos of Sicyon (231)

(9,644 words)

Author(s): Beck, Hans | Eckstein, Arthur
This entry was prepared by Hans Beck and published on 1 April 2013. About this Historian Historian: Aratos of Sicyon Jacoby number: 231 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 231 T 1 Source: Anonymus, Life of Aratos 79.12 M Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby unknown, Life of Aratos, 79.12 Mκαὶ ἄλλοι δὲ πολλοὶ γεγ…

Menekles of Barka (270)

(11,261 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary F. Williams and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Menekles of Barka Jacoby number: 270 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 270 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 4.83, 184B-C Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Alexis of Samos (539)

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Author(s): D’Hautcourt, Alexis
This entry was prepared by Alexis D'Hautcourt and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Alexis of Samos Jacoby number: 539 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain 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 539 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.31 p. 572f Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: cults - Library of Congress Fragment subject: cults - Library of Congress Textual b…
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