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Headword: Ἑλλάνικος
Adler number: epsilon,738
Translated headword: Hellanikos, Hellanicus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
From Miletus, historian. [He wrote] A Journey Around the World, and histories.
Greek Original:
Ἑλλάνικος, Μιλήσιος, ἱστορικός. Περίοδον γῆς, καὶ ἱστορίας.
Note:
FGrH 1 T2. Presumably confused by the proximity of Hellanikos of Mytilene (epsilon 739), the Suda gives this name to Hekataios (sic) of Miletos (see already epsilon 360) who did write a Journey Around the World and Histories (also known as Genealogies).
Keywords: biography; geography; historiography
Translated by: Susan Shapiro on 9 July 1999@13:35:20.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Cosmetics, augmented note) on 21 February 2001@17:06:02.
David Whitehead (rephrased note; cosmetics) on 4 January 2005@04:13:15.
David Whitehead on 12 August 2012@04:58:34.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 11 July 2015@00:51:55.

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