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Abaris (34)

(2,806 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. …

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: …

Dositheos (54)

(8,639 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2008. About this Historian Historian: Dositheos …

Eualkes of Priene (418)

(1,007 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Eualkes of Priene Jacoby number: …

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: …

Tellis (61)

(1,722 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken

Plesimachos (52)

(1,183 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Plesimacho…

Chersiphron and Metagenes (420)

(1,218 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018 . About this Historian Historian: …

Dositheos (290)

(1,965 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Dositheos Jacoby number: 290 Attested works: Aitolika(?): F1; Italika: F1(?), F2, F3, F4; Lydiaka: F5; Pelopidai: F6; Sikelika: F7 Historian's date: AD 40-50? Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 290 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 40A, 315E Work mentioned: Italika (Aitolika?) Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Mytholo…

Demetrios of Ilion (59)

(1,737 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Ilion Jacoby number: 59 Attested works: Historian's date: late 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | . Place of origin: Ilion   BNJ 59 F 1a Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentary on Homer, Odyssey 11.538, 1696.40 Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries, History and criticism Geography, Ancient - …

Xenophon of Ephesos (419)

(1,002 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Xenophon of Ephesos Jacoby number: 419 Attested works: Ephesiaka: T 1 Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: Ephesos   BNJ 419 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Ξενοφῶν, ξ 50 Adler Work mentioned: Ephesiaka Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressCommentaries--…

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…

Aristonikos of Alexandria (53)

(1,075 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Aristonikos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 53 Attested works: On the Wanderings of Menelaus (?): F1; On the Mouseion in Alexandria: F2 Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Alexandria   BNJ 53 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography 1.2.31 Work mentioned: On the Wanderings of Menelaus (?) Source date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Source language: Greek Source genr…

Antipater (56)

(5,238 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Antipater Jacoby number: 56 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Akanthos   BNJ 56 F 1a Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentary on Homer, Odyssey 11.521, 1697.53 (1.432 Stallbaum) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Con…

Aristeas (35)

(35,675 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…

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(1,343 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides, Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, ancient--History and criticism - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Etiology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euri…

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 …

Aristonikos of Tarentum (57)

(2,751 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Aristonikos of Tarentum Jacoby number: 57 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC - 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | . Place of origin: Tarentum   BNJ 57 F 1 …

Nikias of Mallos (60)

(3,919 words)

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…

Dositheos (54)

(12,401 words)

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 minora 33a ( Moralia 313d-e) Work mentioned: Pelopidai Source date: 1st - 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Literature, Ancient--History and criticism - Library of CongressMythology - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: A. de Lazzer, Plutarco: Paralleli minori (Naples 2000), 282 Pseudo-Plutarch, Parallela minora 33a 1 Πέλοψ Ταντάλου καὶ Εὐρυανάσσης γήμας Ἱπποδάμειαν ἔσχεν Ἀτρέα καὶ Θυέστην, ἐκ δὲ [Δα]ναίδος1 νύμφης Χρύσιππον, ὃν πλέον τῶν γνησίων ἔστερξε. Λ…

Abas (46)

(2,710 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2016. About this Historian Historian: Abas Jacoby number: 46 Attested works: Historian's date: early 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | . Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 46 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. Abas; α 20 Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Encyclopedia, ancient Biography--to 500 - Library of Congress Fragment subject: Rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Commenta…

Kreophylos (417)

(6,152 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018.About this Historian Historian:KreophylosJacoby number:417Attested works:Annals of the Ephesians: F1Historian's date:1st half of 3rd century BC ?Historical focus:III. History of Cities and Peoples (Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XIX. EphesusPlace of origin:Ephesos   BNJ 417 F 1 Source:Athenaios 8.62, 361c-eWork mentioned:Annals of the EphesiansSource date:c. 200 ADSource language:GreekSource genre:Literary miscellanyFragment subject:local historyTextual bas…

Eualkes (418)

(1,119 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Eualkes Jacoby number: 418 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 | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 418 F 1 Source: Inscriptions of Priene 37.118-23 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: eng Fragment subject: politics and government - Library of Congress law, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Inscription…

Chersiphron and Metagenes (420)

(602 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Chersiphron and Metagenes Jacoby number: 420 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 | XIX. Ephesus Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 420 T 1 Source: M. Vitruvius Pollio, On Architecture 7, 12 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Latin Fragment subject: architecture, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Vitr…

Ktesippos (844)

(3,172 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Ktesippos Jacoby number: 844 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 844 F 1 Source: Pseudo-Plutarch, On Rivers, 5, 2 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: natural history - Library of Congress Science Library of Congress - Library of Congress linguistics - …

Aristonikos of Alexandria (53)

(624 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Aristonikos of Alexandria Jacoby number: 53 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 53 F 1 Source: Strabo 1.2.31 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, 1.2.31᾽Αριστόνικος μὲν οὖν ὁ καθ᾽ ἡμᾶς γραμματικὸς…

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…

Dionysophanes (856)

(2,027 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Dionysophanes Jacoby number: 856 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXXIII. Thracia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 856 F 1 Source: Porphyrios of Tyre, Life of Pythagoras, 14-15 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Porphyrios of Tyre, Life of Pythago…

Tellis (61)

(842 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Tellis Jacoby number: 61 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 61 T 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 5, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 151a6 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby P…

Botryas of Myndos (58)

(372 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Botryas of Myndos Jacoby number: 58 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 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 Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Dio Chrysostom (707)

(15,968 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Dio(n) Chrysostomos Jacoby number: 707 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | IX. Getae and Goths Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 707 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, Δίων ὁ Κάσσιος χρηματίσας Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Simonides of Karystos or Eretria (55C)

(201 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Simonides of Karystos or Eretria Jacoby number: 55C Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 55C T 1 Source: Suda , σ 444, s.v. Simonides Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, σ 444, s.v. SimonidesΚαρύστιος ἢ ᾽Ερετριεύς, ἐποποιός· Τὴν εἰς Αὐλίδα σύνοδον τῶν ᾽Αχαιῶν, τριμέτρων βιβλία β̄, περὶ ᾽Ιφιγενείας ᾱ.Of Karystos or Eretria, writer of epic: The Must…

Demetrios of Ilion (59)

(1,338 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Demetrios of Ilion Jacoby number: 59 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 59 F 1a Source: Eustathius, on Homer, Odyssey 11.538, 1696.40 Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustathius, on Homer, Odyssey, 11.538, 1696…

Timonax (842)

(2,516 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Timonax Jacoby number: 842 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 842 F 1 Source: Scholia, Argonautika, 4, 321-2 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC – 1st century AD 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 4, 321-2τῆς …

Diktys of Crete (49)

(33,009 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Diktys of Crete Jacoby number: 49 Attested works: Diary: T1 - T5, F1 - F11, Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 49 T 1 Source: Suda , δ 1117, s.v. Diktys Adler Work mentioned: Diary Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Fragment subject: Textual base: Jacoby Suda, δ 1117, s.v. Diktysἱστορικός. ἔγραψεν Ἐφημερίδα…

Appendix on Skythia (845)

(4,620 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2011. About this Historian Historian: Appendix on Skythia Jacoby number: 845 Attested works: Historian's date: unknown 6th century BC Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 845 F 1 Source: Strabo, Geography, 7.3.6 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Strabo, Katasterismoi, 7.3.61. Ἀπολλόδωρος ἐν τῶι δευτέρωι Περὶ νεῶν προοιμιαζομένος ... ἐπαινεῖ... ᾽Ερατοσθένους ἀπόφασιν, ὅτι φησὶν ἐκεῖνος κ…

Nikias of Mallos (60)

(1,734 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Nikias of Mallos Jacoby number: 60 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 60 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Moralia 13, 308f Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Plutarch, Moralia, 13, 308f῾Ηρακλῆς τοῦ ᾽Ιόλης γάμου ἀποτυχὼν τὴ…

Mnesimachos (841)

(1,671 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2014. About this Historian Historian: Mnesimachos Jacoby number: 841 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC 1st century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 841 F 1 Source: Scholia, 2.1015b Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC-1st century AD? 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia, 2.1015b῾…

Abas (46)

(1,592 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Abas Jacoby number: 46 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 46 T 1 Source: Suda , α 20, s.v. ῎Αβας Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: rhetoric, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, α 20, s.v. ῎Αβαςσοφιστὴς, Ἱστορικὰ ὑπομνήματα καὶ Τέχνην ῥητο…

Aristeas (35)

(20,916 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2009. About this Historian Historian: Aristeas Jacoby number: 35 Attested works: On the Arimaspoi: T1 - T7B, F1A - F9, Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 35 T 1 Source: Suda , α 3900, s.v. Aristeas Adler Work mentioned: On the Arimaspoi Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: poetry, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress my…

Dositheos (290)

(413 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2009. About this Historian Historian: Dositheos Jacoby number: 290 Attested works: On Aetolia: F1, On Italy: F2 - F4, On Lydia: F5, Descendents of Pelops: F6, On Sicily: F7, Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 290 F 1 Source: Plutarch, Parallela minora 33B, 313f-314a Work mentioned: On Aetolia Source date: 1st century AD Source language: eng Source genre: Fragment subject: T…

Aristonikos of Tarentum (57)

(1,923 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Aristonikos of Tarentum Jacoby number: 57 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 57 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 1, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 147a18 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology, greek - Library of Congress Textual bas…

Agathon of Samos (843)

(3,540 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2010. About this Historian Historian: Agathon of Samos Jacoby number: 843 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC, 1st century BC–1st century AD 1st century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | XXX. Scythia Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 843 F 1 Source: Plutarch (Ploutarchos), On Rivers, 14.4-5 Work mentioned: Source date: 1st century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: religion - Library of Congress mythology, greek - …

Theodoros of Samothrace (62)

(1,903 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Theodoros of Samothrace Jacoby number: 62 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 62 F 1 Source: Ptolemy Chennos, Novel History (Καινὴ Ἱστορία) Book 7, in Photios, Bibliotheca 190, 152b26 Work mentioned: Source date: 9th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) (48A)

(805 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, Writers of Troika (Οἱ συντεταχότες τὰ τρωικά) Jacoby number: 48A Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 48A F 1a Source: Scholia on Euripides , Andromache 1139 Work mentioned: Source date: various Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Scholia on Euripides, 1139βωμοῦ κενώσας δεξίμηλον ἐσχάραν,τὸ Τρωικὸν πήδημα πηδήσας ποδοῖνχωρεῖ πρὸς αὐτούς] ὁποῖον ἐν τῆι Τρ…

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 - …

Poseidonios, On Perseus of Macedon (169)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2014. About this Historian Historian: Poseidonios, On Perseus of Macedon Jacoby number: 169 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | B. Specific History and Monographs | g. Kings of Macedon Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 169 T 1 Source: Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus 19.4 Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century BC Source language: Greek Fragment subject: military history, ancient - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Plutarch (Ploutarchos),…
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