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Headword: *poseidw/nios
Adler number: pi,2109
Translated headword: Posidonius, Poseidonios
Vetting Status: high
of Olbiopolis,[1] sophist and historian. [He wrote] On the Ocean and related matters;[2] On the So-called Tyric Land; Attic Histories (in 4 books); Libyca (in 11 books); etc.
Greek Original:
*poseidw/nios, *)olbiopoli/ths, sofisth\s kai\ i(storiko/s. *peri\ tou= *)wkeanou= kai\ tw=n kat' au)to/n, *peri\ th=s *turikh=s kaloume/nhs xw/ras, *)attika\s i(stori/as e)n bibli/ois d#, *libuka\ e)n bibli/ois ia#, kai\ a)/lla tina/.
See generally RE Poseidonios(6); OCD4 Posidonius(1); FGrH 279 (?= 169, in which case datable to C2 BC; otherwise probably C2 AD).
[1] a.k.a. Olbia, at the top of the Black Sea.
[2] This is in fact the work of [pi 2107] Posidonius of Apamea.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; historiography; history; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 25 May 2002@08:12:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 26 May 2002@10:15:19.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added a keyword; cosmetics) on 30 October 2003@08:09:23.
David Whitehead (another note) on 10 October 2013@09:20:22.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 2 August 2014@11:39:10.
David Whitehead (coding) on 24 May 2016@03:33:29.


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