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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…

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…

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)

(7,059 words)

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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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 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)

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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)

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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: 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…
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