Author’s List

Just in case you ever wanted to know how the authors we discuss line up with each other. 

This isn't a solid list as there were some I wasn't sure I got the right guy (Conon for instance) but feel free to use this as a rough guide to the authors mentioned.

Archaic (800 – 480 BCE):

Homer (800 BCE ish)

Hesiod (800 BCE ish)

Arctinus of Miletus (775 BCE – 741 BCE Ish)

Alcman (700 - 600 BCE ish)

Akousilaos (650-500 BCE Ish)

Ibycus (650 - 500 BCE Ish)

Archilochus (680 – 645 BCE)

Theognis (650 BCE Ish)

Peisandros (640 BCE)

Solon (638 – 558 BCE)

Stesichoros (630 – 550 BCE)

Mimnermus (630 – 600 BCE)

Sappho (630 – 570 BCE)

Alcaeus of Mytilene (620 – 500 BCE Ish)

Epimenides (7th or 6th BCE Ish)

Anacreon (582 – 485 BCE)

Pherekydes of Syros (580 – 520 BCE)

Simonides (556 – 468 BCE)

Heraclitus (535 – 475 BCE)

Aeschylus (525 – 456 BCE)

Pindar (522 – 443 BCE)

Bakchylides (518 – 428 BCE)

Phrynichos (511 BCE he was Alive)

Pratinas  (was Alive around 500 BCE)

Hesiodic Corpus (No definable date other than Archaic)

 

Classical (480 – 323 BCE):

Sophocles (495-406 BCE)

Hellanikos (490-405 BCE)

Herodotus  (484 – 425 BCE)

Euripides (480-406 BCE)

Thucydides (460 – 400 BCE)

Panyasis (454 BCE)

Pherekydes (450 BCE)

Musaeus of Athens ( Existed at some point before 450 BCE)

Palaiphatos (450 - 300 BCE Ish)

Aristophanes (446 – 386 BCE)

Antisthenes (445 – 365 BCE)

Isocrates (436 – 338 BCE)

Euphorion (431 BCE he was alive)

Xenophon (430 – 354 BCE)

Plato (428 – 347 BCE)

Antimachus (400 BCE ish)

Hekataios (400-300 BCE Ish)

Herodorus (400 BCE Ish)

Hypereides  (390 – 322 BCE)

Lycurgus – (390 – 324 BCE)

Aristotle (384 – 322 BCE)

Demosthenes (384 – 322 BCE)

Menander (342 – 290 BCE)

Philochorus (340 – 261 BCE)

 

Hellenistic (323 – 146 BCE):

Aratus (315 – 240 BCE)

Callimachus (310 – 240 BCE)

Apollonius of Rhodes (300-333 BCE Ish)

Dionysus Skytobrachion (300 - 200 BCE ish)

Lykophron (285 – 247 BCE)

Theocritus (270)

Plautus (254 – 184 BCE)

Ennius (239 – 169 BCE)

Pacuvius (220 – 130 BCE)

Nikandros  (197 – 130 BCE)

Accius  (170-86 BCE)

Moschus (150 BCE He was Alive)

Ps-Eratosthenes (Pre-Roman)

 

Post Roman Authors(146 BCE – 235 CE):

Asclepiades (124 – 40 BCE)

Varro (116 – 27 BCE)

Philodemos (110 – 35 BCE Ish)

Cicero (106 – 43 BCE)

Bion (100 BCE Ish)

Vergil (70 – 19 BCE)

Hyginus  (64 BCE – 17 CE)

Diodorus (60-30 BCE)

Conon – (60 BCE – 14 CE Ish)

Dionysus of Halikarnassos (60 – 7 BCE)

Propertius (50 – 15 BCE)

Ovid (43 BCE – 17CE)

Seneca The Younger (4 BCE – 65 CE)

Probus (20 – 105 CE)

Pliny the Elder (23 – 79 CE)

Dion of Prusa  AKA Dio Chrysostom (40-115 CE)

Statius (45 – 96 CE)

Plutarch (46 – 120 CE)

Strabo (64 BCE – 24 CE)

Suetonius (69 – 119 CE)

Valerius Flaccus (90 CE died)

Ptolemaeus Chennus  (98 – 138 CE Ish)

Ps-Apollodorus (100 CE)

Antoninus Liberalis (100 – 300 CE Much Ish)

Polyaenus (100s CE ish)

Pausanias (110-180 CE)

Zenobios (117 – 138 CE)

Apuleius (124 – 170 CE)

Lucian - (125 – 180 CE)

Clement of Alexandria (150 – 215 CE)

Sextus Empiricus (160 – 210 CE)

Philostratus (Flavius) (170 – 250 CE)

Claudius Aelianus (175 – 235 CE)

Athenaeus (200-250 CE Ish)

Diogenes Laertius (200 CE ish)

Philostratus The Younger (200s CE ish)

 

Late Antiquity (235 – 476 CE):

Dictys of Crete (showed up around 300 CE)

Claudian (370 – 404 CE)

Macrobius (400s CE)

Quintus of Smyrna (475 CE Ish)

Nonnos (450-550 CE Ish)

 

Byzantine/Early Medieval (476 – 1200 CE):

Photius (810 – 893 CE)

Vatican Mythographers (Somewhere between 900 – 1100 CE)

Eurtathius  (1115 – 1195 CE)