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Headword: *ma/naixmos
Adler number: mu,141
Translated headword: Menaichmos, Menaechmus, Manaichmos
Vetting Status: high
Of Sikyon,[1] son of Alkibios or Alkibiades; historian. He lived under the Successors [of Alexander the Great]. He wrote a history of what happened[2] under Alexander the Macedonian.[3]
Greek Original:
*ma/naixmos, *sikuw/nios, ui(o\s *)alkibi/ou h)\ *)alkibia/dou, i(storiko/s: ge/gone de\ e)pi\ tw=n diado/xwn. e)/grayen i(stori/an th\n kata\ to\n *makedo/na *)ale/candron.
Late C4 BCE. See generally OCD(4) p.929, under Menaechmus(1); FGrH 131. NB: the Suda manuscripts give his name here, incorrectly, as Ma-.
[1] In the NE Peloponnese, Greece.
[2] th\n is transmitted; Gaisford proposed tw=n, on the analogy of iota 126.
[3] For other works, including a history of his native city (fragmentarily extant on papyrus: P.Oxy.11.1365), see the OCD article.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 September 2001@07:42:26.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified headwords, set status) on 1 June 2003@04:48:34.
David Whitehead (added note) on 1 June 2003@05:56:58.
David Whitehead on 30 April 2013@07:14:32.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@07:10:23.


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