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Headword: *xa/rwn
Adler number: chi,136
Translated headword: Charon, Kharon
Vetting Status: high
Of Lampsakos;[1] son of Pythokles; lived during the reign of the first [King] Dareios, in the 79th Olympiad; but rather in the time of the Persian Wars, the 75th Olympiad.[2] A historian, he wrote Ethiopian Histories; Persian Histories in 2 books; Greek Histories in 4 books; Concerning Lampsakos in 2; Libyan Histories; Chronicles of the Lampsakenes in 4 books; Prytaneis or Archons of the Lakedaimonians - these are annals; Foundations of Cities in 2 books; Cretan Histories in 3 books - including the laws laid down by Minos; [and] Voyage past the Pillars of Herakles
Greek Original:
*xa/rwn, *lamyakhno/s, ui(o\s *puqokle/ous, geno/menos kata\ to\n prw=ton *darei=on, oq# o)lumpia/di: ma=llon de\ h)=n e)pi\ tw=n *persikw=n, kata\ th\n oe# o)lumpia/da: i(storiko/s. e)/grayen *ai)qiopika/, *persika\ e)n bibli/ois b#, *(ellhnika\ e)n bibli/ois d#, *peri\ *lamya/kou b#, *libuka/, *(/wrous *lamyakhnw=n e)n bibli/ois d#, *pruta/neis h)\ a)/rxontas tou\s tw=n *lakedaimoni/wn: e)/sti de\ xronika/: *kti/seis po/lewn e)n bibli/ois b#, *krhtika\ e)n bibli/ois g#: le/gei de\ kai\ tou\s u(po\ *mi/nwos teqe/ntas no/mous: *peri/ploun tw=n e)kto\s tw=n *(hrakle/ous sthlw=n.
C5 BCE, either early (as claimed here) or late (as argued by some modern scholars). See generally OCD(4) p.307, under Charon [Author, Myth](2); FGrH 262 + 687b; Drews 24-27.
[1] In the Troad, at the northern mouth of the Hellespont straits.
[2] These dates are 464-1 and 480-477 respectively.
Drews, Robert. The Greek Accounts of Eastern History. Washington, DC: 1973.
Keywords: biography; chronology; constitution; geography; historiography; history; law; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 November 2001@03:04:48.
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David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 6 September 2002@06:04:13.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 18 September 2002@00:24:23.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Augmented note; added reference) on 12 February 2006@15:44:20.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 13 February 2006@02:55:29.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 August 2011@09:33:36.
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