Agatharchides of Cnidus
Author(s) : Kamara Afroditi (20/2/2003)Translation : Nakas Ioannis
For citation: Kamara Afroditi, "Agatharchides of Cnidus",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7034>
Historian, geographer and philosopher of the 2nd c. BC. from Knidos. A peripatetic philosopher and an opponent of asianism. He wrote a History of Asia, a History of Europe and a Periplus of the Red Sea. Only small fragments of his works are preserved today.
Historian, geographer, philosopher
Date and Place of Death
After 131 B.C.-Alexandria (?)
Date and Place of Birth
Between 210 and 200 B.C. (?)-Cnidus
3. Literary works
4. Evaluation of his work
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