Brill’s New Jacoby (BNJ), a thoroughly revised English edition of Felix Jacoby’s Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker: Parts I-III (nearly. While produced two centuries ago and superseded by the monumental edition of Felix Jacoby (Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker), Müller’s FHG is still a. Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker is available in print, and now also online as part of the online reference work Jacoby Online. Please click here for.

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Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG)

In Microsoft Word, I had only to use “Match Destination Formatting” to change the font from that used in the program to the one I use which is Antioch. Before Greek biography emerged as a literary genre frwgmente its own at the beginning of the Historier Recent updates for Jacoby Online October And this, one would think, is exactly the benefit of electronic publication: I am sure that a vast amount of work and much money must have gone into producing this CD, and of course it wouldn’t be cheap these days to buy all 18 print volumes.

In general, the indexes make it a simple matter to ascertain which historians had read or not read the works, now lost, of their predecessors, thus throwing light on the contents of libraries as well as the transmission of historical texts and their lifespan.

The fifth volume includes a section with fragments of Greek and Syriac historians preserved in Armenian sources in French translation. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These two things aside, the page appears pretty much as it does in the books, and four cursors appear at the top of each page so that the reader can move forward or backward in each case by either 1 or 5 pages at a time.


Users should realize, however, that longer passages cut and pasted will retain the markings of the page, i. Teil 1, Genealogie und Mythographie. There are two word-search features. Retrieved from ” https: Die Geographen offers work that was left uncompleted by Jacoby and contains completely new material giving the original Greek texts with translations and commentaries.

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Because the publishers — “for technical reasons” — used a different font for the Greek in the indices, users of Netscape or Firefox have to manually install another font to read them: Sign in to annotate. Go to Online Edition. There is also a “show hitlist” button at the bottom of each page which takes you back to the list. And yet despite my great pleasure at having this new reference tool and with all due thanks to Brill for producing it, I am, nonetheless, a bit disappointed for two reasons.

Installation complete, a short-cut entitled “Brill Jacoby” appears on the desktop. These “references” are a result of the way in which FGrHist appeared over nearly forty years.

Views Read Edit View history. It will allow easy searching throughout the texts and commentaries of FGrHistand there is an obvious convenience in being able to use a single CD instead of 18 massive volumes.

Biography and Antiquarian Literature General Editor: Indexes of ancient authors 1. Parts I-III complete 2. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The only glitch I noted was that symbols for the higher numbers in Greek always printed at the same size, whether the text was set on small, medium or large.

At the risk of great presumption, might we then hope bistoriker Jacoby 2. His research has focused on ancient history and religion and on Greek mythology. Now it takes a bit of fumbling about hixtoriker the print version to discover all this, but in fact it is even more difficult to do this with the electronic version for the simple reason that in order to find these addenda and corrigenda you need to know what volume of the printed edition you are in so as to go to the correct volume.


From inside the book. Imperial and undated authors. I found cutting and pasting to be relatively easy matters.

Fragmente der griechischen Historiker – Wikipedia

My inquiry to the publisher indicated that there are no plans at this time for a Macintosh edition. More Options Prices excl.

There is a “Quick Search” function that allows immediate navigation to a particular testimonium or fragment, if one has a standard reference to FGrHist.

The ffragmente is, at least to my eyes, pretty difficult to disentangle, but one can no doubt get used to it.

Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part I-III – Brill Reference

I found this to be a most convenient feature, and its ease of use may even encourage students to consult the app. Bryn Mawr Classical Review Before Greek biography hlstoriker as a literary genre of its own at the beginning of the Hellenistic period, biographical interest already found expression in various other forms of literature.

Imitating the book, the electronic page contains the line numbers and marginalia of the printed edition.

Account Options Sign in. There is no problem in using numbers plus letters for authors e. I must also mention that my inquiry to the electronic support services griechische Brill received a swift, accurate, and courteous reply.

User Guide for Jacoby Online. Jacoby Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker: