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15. Of CHALCIS, a Greek historian, who lived before the Christian era.


, in five books

He wrote a work on the foundation of towns (κτίσεις) in five books, which is frequently referred to by the ancients. A considerable number of fragments of the work have thus been preserved, but its author is otherwise unknown.

Further Information

Marcian. Heracl. Peripl. p. 5; Suid. s. v. Χαλκιδίκη; Harpocrat. s. v. Ἡφαιστία and Ἡραῖον τεῖχος; Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod. 1.558, 1024, 4.264, ad Aristoph. Nub. 397; Dionys. A. R. 1.72; Strab. xii. p.566; Plut. de Malign. Herod. 2; Seymnus, 115; Clem. Al. Strom. i. p. 144; Zenob. Proverb. 5.64; Apostol. 18.25; Photius, s. vv. Πραξιδίκη, Τελμισεῖς; Eudoc. p. 438.

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