Classical Authors

NameTimeframe
Herodotus(484 – c. 420 BC)
Thucydides(460 – c. 400 BC)
Berossus(early 3rd century BC)
Xenophon(431 – c. 360 BC)
Ptolemy I Soter(367 BC – c. 283 BC)
Manetho(3rd century BC)
Timaeus of Tauromenium(c. 345 – c. 250 BC)
Quintus Fabius Pictor(c. 254 BC – ?)
Gaius Acilius,(? - 155 BC)
Polybius(203 – c. 120 BC)
Sima Qian(c. 145 – c. 86 BC)
Julius Caesar(100 – c. 44 BC)
Diodorus of Sicily(1st century BC)
Sallust(86–34 BC)
Liu Xiang(79–8 BC)
Dionysius of Halicarnassus(c. 60 – after 7 BC)
Strabo(63 - 24 AD)
Livy(c. 59 BC – c. 17 AD)
Marcus Velleius Paterculus(c. 19 BC – c. 31 AD)
Ban Biao(3–54 AD)
Quintus Curtius Rufus(c. 60–70 AD)
Ban Gu(32–92)
Flavius Josephus(37–100)
Pamphile of Epidaurus(54–68)
Ban Zhao(45–116)
Thallus(early 2nd century AD)
Plutarch(c. 46 – 120)
Gaius Cornelius Tacitus(c. 56 – c. 120)
Suetonius(75–160)
Appian,(c. 95 – c. 165)
Arrian(c. 92–175)
Lucius Ampelius(3rd century AD?)
Dio Cassius(c. 160 – after 229)
Herodian(c. 170 – c. 240)
Chen Shou(233–297)
Eusebius of Caesarea(c. 275 – c. 339)
Ammianus Marcellinus(c. 325 – c. 391)
Fa-Hien(c. 337 – c. 422)
Rufinus of Aquileia(c. 340 – 410)
Philostorgius(368 – c. 439)
Socrates of Constantinople(c. 380 – ?)
Theodoret(c. 393 – c. 457)
Fan Ye(398–445)
Priscus(5th century)
Sozomen(c. 400 – c. 450)
Salvian(c. 400/405 – c. 493)
Movses Khorenatsi( 410–488)