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.
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.