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of Miletus Dionysius

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Ethnographer and historian, according to the Suidas (Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 687 T 2) contemporary of Hecataeus (1), au-thor of Troica in three books, Description of the...

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of Miletus Dionysius

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Ethnographer and historian, according to the Suidas (Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 687 T 2) contemporary of Hecataeus (1), au-thor of Troica in three books, Description of the...

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Dionysius (5), of Miletus

Klaus Meister.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 181 words.

ethnographer and historian, according to the Suidas (Fragmente der griechischen Historiker 687 T 2) contemporary of Hecataeus (1),

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Dionysius (5), of Miletus

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 161 words.

according to the Suidas (FGrH 687 T 2) contemporary of *Hecataeus (1), author of Troica

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Dionysius (5), of Miletus, ethnographer and historian

Klaus Meister.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature. 187 words.

Ethnographer, historian, and, according to the Suidas (FGrH 687 T 2), contemporary of *Hecataeus (1), author of Troica in three books, Description of the Inhabited World, History of Persia (null...

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Chariton and Xenophon of Ephesus

J. R. Morgan.

in The Oxford Handbook to the Second Sophistic

December 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Literature. 8173 words.

This chapter discusses the novels of Chariton and Xenophon of Ephesus. Both are engaged with central concerns of the Second Sophistic, in particular that of elite Greek identity. Chariton’s...

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aisymnētēs

Percy Neville Ure and Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Law. 182 words.

Aisymnētēs, according to *Aristotle (Pol. 1285a), a supreme ruler appointed by some early city-states in times of internal crisis, for life, for a prescribed period, or till the completion of the...

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Second Sophistic

Ewen Bowie.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; Classical Reception. 1539 words.

Second Sophistic is the term regularly applied in modern scholarship to the period c. 60–230 ce when *declamation became the most prestigious literary activity in the Greek world. Philostratus (see...

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Chariton

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Greek novelist, author of the eight-book Chaereas and Callirhoë (Ta peri Chairean kai Kallirhoēn). He opens by naming himself and his city, Aphrodisias in Caria, claiming to be secretary to...

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Ionian Revolt

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The east Greeks, prosperous and compliant subjects of Persia from c.546/5 bc, remained uniquely quiet at Darius I's irregular accession. Further Persian expansion in Egypt, and Thrace,...

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Stephanus of Byzantium

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Was a Greek grammarian, probably a contemporary of Justinian, and a publicly appointed teacher in Constantinople. Nothing is known in detail of his life except that he was a Christian. He...

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