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Isigonus

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Author(s): Corradi, Michele
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Michele Corradi and first published on 28/07/2016. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Isigonus | Ἰσίγονος Identity: Place of Origin: Nicaea Date: 1st c. BCE? ↓ To Source List Biography: A native of Nicaea, according to Pliny1 (nat. 7, 2, 12), Gellius2 (9, 4, 3–4), and Stephanus of Byzantium3 ( ν 52 Billerbeck, s.v .Νίκαια, where we should accept Holst’s conjecture of Ἰσίγονος for the preserved ἀρήγονος; cf. Billerbeck 2014, p. 38…

Pamphila

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Author(s): Ippolito, Antonella
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Antonella Ippolito and first published on 30/06/2006. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Pamphila | Παμφίλη Identity: Perseus | BNP Place of Origin: Epidaurus Date: Neronian age ↓ To Source List Biography: The essential biographical information about Pamphila is found in the Suda1 (π 139) and in cod. 175 of Photius’2 Library3 which concerns her historiographical work. She was probably the daughter of the grammarian Soteridas4, a…

Alexander [5] Aetolus

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Author(s): Montana, Fausto
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and published on 01/11/2018. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Alexander [5] Aetolus | Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Αἰτωλός Identity: Perseus | BNP Place of Origin: Pleuron Date: ca. 315-? BCE ↓ To Source List Biography: The Suda1 (α 1127 = test. 1 Snell-Kannicht = test. 1 Magnelli) tells us that Alexander Aetolus was born at Pleuron in Aetolia and that his parents were named Satyrus and Stratocleia. Elsewhere (α 3745 = test. 2 Snel…

Andronicus

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Author(s): Regali, Mario
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Mario Regali and first published on 22/12/2008. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Andronicus | Ἀνδρόνικος Identity: BNP Place of Origin: Rhodes Date: 1st c. BCE. ↓ To Source List Biography: Andronicus was a Peripatetic1 philosopher, and his edition of Aristotle’s2 school writings constituted an essential milestone in the transmission of the corpus and fostered the rebirth of Aristotelianism3 in the imperial age. The sour…

Sabinus [1]

(17,878 words)

Author(s): Raiola, Tommaso
Entry Version: This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Tommaso Raiola and published on 04/04/2019. Here is the Italian version of this entry. Grammarian: Name: Sabinus [1] | Σαβῖνος Identity: Pauly-Wissowa | BNP Place of Origin: Alexandria? Date: beginning of the 2nd c. CE ↓ To Source List Biography: A commentator on Hippocrates1, Sabinus worked quite probably at Alexandria in the first half of the 2nd c. CE; his floruit can be dated generally to a generation before Galen2. He certainly was dead by ca. 170-1…

Sabinus [1]

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Author(s): Raiola, Tommaso
Versione della scheda: La versione italiana di questa scheda di Tommaso Raiola è stata pubblicata il 04/04/2019. Qui si trova la versione inglese della scheda. Grammatico: Nome: Sabinus [1] | Σαβῖνος Identità: Pauly-Wissowa | BNP Luogo di provenienza: Alessandria? Data: inizio 2° sec. d.C. ↓ Elenco delle fonti Biografia: Commentatore di Ippocrate, Sabino operò molto probabilmente ad Alessandria nella prima metà del 2°secolo d.C.; il suo floruit è collocabile all’incirca una generazione prima di Galeno. Era sicuramente morto nel decennio 170-180, periodo nel qu…

Alexandros Polyhistor (273)

(117,475 words)

Author(s): Blakely, Sandra
This entry was prepared by Sandra Blakely and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Alexandros Polyhistor (L. Cornelius Alexander) Jacoby number: 273 Attested works: Aigyptiaka: F1-F11; On Bithynia: F12-13; On the Euxine Sea: Historian's date: 1st 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 273 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ᾽Αλέξανδρος ὁ Μιλήσιος Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: slavery …

Alkimos (560)

(12,102 words)

Author(s): Smith, David G.
This entry was prepared by David G. Smith and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Alkimos Jacoby number: 560 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 | LXIX. Sicilia and Magna Graecia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 560 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 2.114 (M. Marcovich (ed.), Diogenis Laertii Vitae Philosophorum 1 (Stuttgart 1999)) Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century …

Demades of Athens (227)

(208,431 words)

Author(s): Dmitriev, Sviatoslav
This entry was prepared by Sviatoslav Dmitriev and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Demades of Athens Jacoby number: 227 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | C. Autobiographies, Memoirs and Memorabilia | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 227 T 1 Source: unknown, IG II2.2, 1623 B, vv. 160-199 (no. 962 B, vv. 160-200) Work mentioned: Source date: 4th century BC Source language: Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress politics and government - …

Onesikritos (134)

(29,005 words)

Author(s): Whitby, Michael
This entry was prepared by Michael Whitby and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Onesikritos Jacoby number: 134 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 134 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives of the Philosophers 6.84 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress - Library of Congress education, ancient - …

Acilius (813)

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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 - …

Poseidonios (87)

(218,434 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Poseidonios Jacoby number: 87 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 87 T 1 Source: Suda, π 2107-9, s.v. Ποσειδώνιος (Adler) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Philosophy, Ancient - Library of Congress education, ancient - …

Theopompos of Chios (115)

(196,910 words)

Author(s): Morison, William S.
This entry was prepared by William S. Morison and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Theopompos of Chios Jacoby number: 115 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | b. Philippika Place of origin: unknown The Greek text of the fragments follows the most recent published edition, noted by editor, place of publication, and date. In the cases where the printed text differs, a footnote with the variant reading has …

Cincius Alimentus (Lucius) (810)

(9,240 words)

Author(s): Habinek, Thomas
This entry was prepared by Thomas Habinek and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Cincius Alimentus (Lucius) Jacoby number: 810 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC, late 3rd century BC-early 2nd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXIX. Rome and Italy Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 810 T 1 Source: Livy (T. Livius), History of Rome (Ab urbe condita), 26, 23, 1 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, late 1st century BC-early 1st century AD 1st cen…

Neanthes the Younger (171)

(26,233 words)

Author(s): Stronk, Jan P.
This entry was prepared by Jan P. Stronk and published on 1 October 2013. About this Historian Historian: Neanthes the Younger Jacoby number: 171 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | h. Attalids Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 171 T 1 Source: Athenaios, Deipnosophists 13.79, 602F Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: criticism - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Athenaios, Deipnosophist…

Chares of Mytilene (125)

(23,956 words)

Author(s): Müller, Sabine
This entry was prepared by Sabine Müller and published on 1 April 2017. About this Historian Historian: Chares of Mytilene Jacoby number: 125 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:   BNJ 125 T 1 Source: Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae, 12.9.514e Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd-3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Politics and government - Library of Congress Biography--To 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Apollodoros of Athens (244)

(305,556 words)

Author(s): Williams, Mary Frances
This entry was prepared by Mary Frances Williams and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Apollodoros of Athens Jacoby number: 244 Attested works: Chronika: T6a, F1-43, F46, F48-51; On the Gods: T9, T11, F88, F90-94, F96, F100-102a, F103a, F104-107a, F108-109a, F110a, F111a, F112-116; Catalogue of Ships: F154-155, F163-166; Catalogue (of Ships): F156, F157c, F161-162; On the Catalogue of Ships: T12, F157e, F159; On the Ships: T15, F158, F169; On Ships: F157a, F167-168, F170; Marshalling of the Trojan Forces: F171; F On the Courtesans: F211a; F On Courtesans: F21…

Dionysios of Halikarnassos (251)

(17,889 words)

Author(s): Engels, Johannes
This entry was prepared by Johannes Engels and published on 1 October 2011. About this Historian Historian: Dionysios of Halikarnassos Jacoby number: 251 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC - 1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 251 T 1 Source: Suda, δ 1174, s.v. Διονύσιος ᾽Αλεξάνδρου ᾽Αλικαρνασεύς Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda…

Kephalion (93)

(16,216 words)

Author(s): Squillace, Giuseppe
This entry was prepared by Guiseppe Squillace and published on 1 October 2012. About this Historian Historian: Kephalion Jacoby number: 93 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | A. General History and Chronography | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 93 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Κεφαλίων [ἢ Κεφάλων Γεργίθιος] Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress monarchy - Library of Congress lingui…

Hermeias of Hermupolis  (638)

(802 words)

Author(s): Burstein, Stanley
This entry was prepared by Stanley Burstein and published on 1 April 2010. About this Historian Historian: Hermeias of Hermoupolis Jacoby number: 638 Attested works: Patria of Hermupolis: T1, Historian's date: 4th 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 638 T 1 Source: Photios, Bibliotheca (Bekker I.) [Vide: Agatharchides, anonymus.Proclus & Ptolemaeus Chennus apud Photium], 279, 536 a 8 Work mentioned: Patria of Hermupolis Source date: 9th century AD Source…
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