Hecataeus


Hecataeus
Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Hecataeus — (Ἑκαταῖος) is a Greek name shared by several historical figures:* Hecataeus of Miletus (ca. 500 BC) historian * Hecataeus of Abdera (ca. 300 BC) philosopher and historian * Hecataeus of Eretria (ca. 300 BC) historian *Hecataeus of Mytilene (ca.… …   Wikipedia

  • HECATAEUS — I. HECATAEUS Historicus Milesius, fil. Aegesandri, Protagorae auditor, Olymp. 64. qui primus solutâ orarione Historiam condidit. De reliquis Hecataeis vide Voss. de Hist. Gr. l. 1. c. 1. et 10. et l. 4. c. 3. Nic Lloyd. Addo de priore, quod… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • HECATAEUS OF ABDERA° — (fourth century B.C.E.), Greek historian and ethnographer. He evidently visited Jerusalem and was the first pagan who wrote extensively on the history of the Jews, incorporating it into his account of Egypt. A summary of it has been preserved in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hecataeus of Miletus — (c. 550 ndash;c. 476 BC), named after the Greek goddess Hecate, was a Greek philosopher of a wealthy family. He flourished during the time of the Persian invasion. After having travelled extensively, he settled in his native city, where he… …   Wikipedia

  • Hecataeus of Abdera — See Hecataeus of Miletus for the earlier historian. Hecataeus of Abdera (or of Teos) was a Greek historian and sceptic philosopher who flourished in the 4th century BC.Diogenes Laertius (ix.61) relates that he was a student of Pyrrho, along with… …   Wikipedia

  • Hecataeus (crater) — lunar crater data caption=Hecataeus (center) and Humboldt (lower right) from Apollo 15. NASA photo . latitude=21.8 N or S=S longitude=79.4 E or W=E diameter=167 km depth= Unknown colong=283 eponym=Hecataeus of MiletusHecataeus is a large lunar… …   Wikipedia

  • Hecataeus of Miletus — ▪ Greek author flourished early 5th century BC, Ionia [now in Turkey]    groundbreaking Greek author of an early history (historiography) and geography. When the Persian Empire ruled Asia Minor, Hecataeus tried to dissuade the Ionians from revolt …   Universalium

  • ГЕКАТЕЙ —    • Hecataeus,          Έκαται̃ος,        1. сын Гегесандра, логограф, принадлежал к знатному милетскому роду (Hdt. 2, 143), родился, вероятно, в 549 г. до Р. X., умер скоро после битвы при Платеях. Еще до начала своей политической деятельности… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Moses — For other uses, see Moses (disambiguation). Moses Moses …   Wikipedia

  • ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …   Universalium


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