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Kritolaos (823)

(3,508 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Kritolaos Jacoby number: 823 Attested works: History of Epeiros: F2; Phainomena: F3 Historian's date: TAQ AD 20 Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 823 F 1 Source: Festus, Sextus Pompeius, On the Meaning of Words p. 326 M (p. 438, 27 Li) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Cong…

Patrokles (712)

(41,955 words)

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

Demetrios of Argos (304)

(2,577 words)

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

Aristokles (831)

(2,626 words)

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

Zenodotos, Epitomes, Historical Commentaries (19)

(2,682 words)

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

Menekrates (701)

(2,018 words)

Author(s): Trachsel, Alexandra
This entry was prepared by Alexandra Trachsel and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Menekrates Jacoby number: 701 Attested works: Historian's date: 150-100 BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | VI. Bythinia Place of origin: Nysa   BNJ 701 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Theseus 26.3 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD, 1st-2nd century AD 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: biography--to 500 - Library of Congress mythology, greek - Library of Congress constitution…

Malakos (552)

(3,289 words)

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

Pankrates the Egyptian (625)

(1,449 words)

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

Parthax (825)

(1,821 words)

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

Demodamas of Halikarnassos (428)

(1,359 words)

Author(s): Gilley, Dawn L.
This entry was prepared by Dawn L. Gilley and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Demodamas of Halikarnassos Jacoby number: 428 Attested works: On Halicarnassus: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXIII. Halicarnassus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 428 T 1 Source: Pliny the Elder, Natural History 1.6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Natural History - Library of Congress Fragment subjec…

Anonymous, Annals (Anonymi, Annales) (544)

(2,428 words)

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

Zenis of Chios (393)

(1,810 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Zenis of Chios Jacoby number: 393 Attested works: On My Native Country: F 1 Historian's date: 3rd century AD (TAQ) Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XV. Chios Place of origin: Chios   BNJ 393 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.77, 601F Work mentioned: On My Native Country Source date: 2nd - 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of CongressLiterature, A…

Anonymous, On Cyprus (De Cypro) (758)

(6,716 words)

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

Hermateles (657)

(908 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 7 November 2019. About this Historian Historian: Hermateles Jacoby number: 657 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 1st century BC - 3rd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 657 F 1 Source: Tertullian (Q. Septimius Florens Tertullianus), On the Spectacles 8 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Latin Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of CongressGames - L…

Palaiphatos of Athens (44)

(7,815 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Athens Jacoby number: 44 Attested works: Creation of the World: T1; Birth of Apollo and Artemis: T1; Utterances and Speeches of Aphrodite and Eros: T1; Strife of Athena and Poseidon: T1; Lock of Leto T1; <On> Unbelievable <Tales>: T2; History of Cyprus: T3; History of Delos: T3; History of Attica: T3; History of Arabia: T3; On the Unbelievable <Tales>: T3a; Egyptian Theology: T4; Mythical Stories: T4; Solutions to Mythical Stories: T4; Synopses: T4; Trojan History: T4, F…

Olympichos of Samos (537)

(3,135 words)

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

C. Sulpicius Galba (92)

(2,040 words)

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

Anonymous, On Argos (De Argo) (311)

(2,534 words)

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

Erxias (449)

(1,596 words)

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

Timolaos (798)

(1,319 words)

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

Nikias (318)

(1,831 words)

Author(s): De Luna, Maria Elena
This entry was prepared by Maria Elena De Luna and published on 1 April 2019. It is a new edition of the entry previously prepared by Madeleine Jost and James Roy and published on 1 October 2009. (See: BNJ 318) About this Historian Historian: Nikias Jacoby number: 318 Attested works: Arkadika: F 1 Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: History of cities and peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | Authors on single cities and regions | Arcadia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 318 F 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13, 90 p. 609 E-F Work mentioned: Arkadika Source date: 2nd - 3rd century…

Demaratos (42)

(3,349 words)

Author(s): Banchich, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Banchich and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Demaratos Jacoby number: 42 Attested works: On Arkadia: F 2, F 2a; On Phrygia: F 3; On Rivers: F 4 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 42 F 1 Source: Stobaios, Florilegium 3.39.33 (1.730.7-16 Hense) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Literature, A…

Olympos (198)

(947 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Olympos Jacoby number: 198 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | l. 2nd and 1st c. BC History until Augustus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 198 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Antony 82.3-5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st-2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Rome--History - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biogra…

Sostratos (23)

(17,877 words)

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

Philokrates (601)

(1,891 words)

Author(s): Sprawski, Sławomir
This entry was prepared by Sławomir Sprawski and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Philokrates Jacoby number: 601 Attested works: Thessalika or Thessalian Affairs: F 2 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | LXXIV. Tenos Place of origin: Thessaly   BNJ 601 F 1a Source: Apollodoros, Bibliotheca 3. 176 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: My…

Nikandros of Chalcedon (700)

(1,328 words)

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

Megasthenes (715)

(46,051 words)

Author(s): Roller, Duane W.
This entry was prepared by Duane W. Roller and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Megasthenes Jacoby number: 715 Attested works: Indian History: F1a, F2, F3a-F3b, F4 Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XI. India   BNJ 715 T 1 Source: Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies 1.72.5 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Biography--To 500 - Libra…

Pythermos (80)

(1,502 words)

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

Themison (374)

(2,537 words)

Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Themison Jacoby number: 374 Attested works: On Pallene(?): F1a-F1b Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 374 F 1a Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 6.26 p. 235a Work mentioned: On Pallene(?) Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of Con…

Theotimos (834)

(1,614 words)

Author(s): Horster, Marietta | Higbie, Caroline
This entry was prepared by Marietta Horster and published on 1 October 2017. About this Historian Historian: Theotimos Jacoby number: 834 Attested works: Italika Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 834 F 1 Source: (= Theotimos, BNJ 470 F 6) Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 8b, p.307de Work mentioned: Italika Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment …

Dionysios of Samos (15)

(13,257 words)

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

Nikandros of Thyateira (343)

(6,591 words)

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

Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) (427)

(7,842 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Euboia (De Euboea) Jacoby number: 427 Attested works: On Euboia: F 1-F 5 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXII. Euboea Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 427 F 1 Source: Suda , s.v. Ταμύναι (tau 66) Work mentioned: On Euboia Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Geography, An…

Pherekydes of Leros (475)

(1,286 words)

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

Aristodemos of Nysa (22)

(4,748 words)

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

Paion (757)

(1,572 words)

Author(s): Ruiz, Angel
This entry was prepared by Angel Ruiz and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Paion Jacoby number: 757 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD, 115 AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XVIII. Cyprus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 757 F 1 Source: Hesychios, s.v. Aphroditos (᾽Αφρόδιτος ) Work mentioned: Source date: 5th century AD, 6th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Fragment subject: mythology, greek - …

Krateros the Macedonian (342)

(17,957 words)

Author(s): Carawan, Edwin
This entry was prepared by Edwin Carawan and published on 1 November 2017. About this Historian Historian: Krateros the Macedonian Jacoby number: 342 Attested works: On Decrees: T1a-5a; T6; F7-10; F13-16b; F20 Historian's date: 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XI. Athens Place of origin: Macedonia Abbreviations: ATL: B.D. Meritt, H.T. Wade-Gery and M.F. McGregor, The Athenian Tribute Lists 4 vols. (Cambridge, MA and Princeton 1939–53) Erdas: D. Erdas, Cratero il Macedone. T…

Simonides (8)

(6,867 words)

Author(s): Paradiso, Annalisa
This entry was prepared by Annalisa Paradiso and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Simonides (ὁ γενεαλόγος) Jacoby number:8Attested works: Genealogy: T 1, F 1, F 2, F 5a, F 5b, F 5c; Inventions: T 1; Miscellanies: F 3 Historian's date: 5th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | A. Old Genealogy (5th-4th c. BC) | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 8 T 1 Source: Suda σ 442 (4.362.18 Adler) = T 1 Fowler = T 44b Poltera Work mentioned: Genealogy; Inventions Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literatur…

Anonymous, On Miletos (De Mileto) (496)

(6,469 words)

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

Anonymus, De Marco Aurelio Antonino (202)

(780 words)

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

Aethlios of Samos (536)

(2,287 words)

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

Aristeas (35)

(35,674 words)

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

Nikias of Mallos (60)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2017.About this Historian Historian: Nikias of Mallos Jacoby number:60Attested works: On Stones : F 3a Historian's date: c. 50 AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: Mallos   BNJ 60 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 13A ( Moralia 308E-F) Work mentioned:Source date: c. 100 AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mythology, Greek - Library of Congress Paradoxography - Library of Congress Fragment subject: M…

Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) (607)

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Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Troizen (De Troezene) Jacoby number: 607 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 607 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 2.30.5-6 Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Geography, Ancient - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Religion - Library of CongressMythology, Greek - Library of CongressGeography, Ancient - Library of CongressChronology, Histor…

Dositheos (54)

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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)

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Author(s): Toye, David
This entry was prepared by David Toye and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: The Birth of the Kouretes and Korybantes: T 1; Theogony: T 1; The Building of the Argo: T 1; The Voyage of Jason to Kolchis: T 1; On Sacrifices and the Constitution in Crete: T 1; On Minos and Rhadamanthys: T 1; Purifier: T 3a; Purifications: T 7; Oracles: T 8a, F 2; Kretika: T 9a, T 9b; History of the Telchines: T 10, F 22: Genealogies: F 12a, F 12b; Kretika: F 18, F 19 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Hor…

Nikanor, son of Hermeias (628)

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Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Nikanor, son of Hermeias Jacoby number: 628 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | I. Egypt Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 628 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Νικάνωρ ὁ ῾Ερμείου Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: linguistics - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, s.v. Νικάνωρ ὁ ῾Ερμείου᾽Αλεξαν…

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

(2,396 words)

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

Anaxandridas (404)

(5,352 words)

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

Herophanes of Troizen (605)

(2,963 words)

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