List of ancient Greeks


List of ancient Greeks

This an alphabetical list of ancient Greeks. These include ethnic Greeks and Greek language speakers from Greece and the Mediterranean world up to about 200 AD.

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A

*Acacius of Caesarea - bishop of Caesarea
*Acestorides - tyrant of Syracuse
*Achaeus - general
*Achaeus of Eretria - poet
*Achermus - sculptor
*Achilles Tatius - writer
*Acron - writer
*Acrotatus I - son of King Cleomenes of Sparta
*Acrotatus II - King of Sparta, grandson of the above
*Acusilaus - scholar
*Adeimantus - Corinthian general
*Adrianus - sophist
*Aedesius - philosopher
*Aeimnestus - Spartan soldier
*Aelianus Tacticus - military writer
*Aelius Aristides - orator and writer
*Aeneas Tacticus - writer
*Aenesidemus - Sceptic philosopher
*Aeropus I of Macedon - king
*Aeropus II of Macedon - king
*Aeschines Socraticus - Socratic philosopher
*Aeschines - Athenian orator
*Aeschylus - playwright
*Aesop - author of fables
*Aetion - painter
*Aetius - philosopher
*Agarista - two; wife of Megacles, mother of Pericles
*Agasias - sculptor
*Agasicles - King of Sparta
*Agasides - athlete
*Agatharchidas - Spartan general
*Agatharchides - historian
*Agatharchus - painter
*Agatharcides - grammarian
*Agathias - historian
*Agathinus - medicine
*Agathocles - tyrant of Syracuse
*Agathocles of Bactria - Indo-Greek king
*Agathon - tragic poet
*Ageladas - sculptor
*Agesander - sculptor
*Agesilaus I - King of Sparta
*Agesilaus II - King of Sparta
*Agesipolis I - King of Sparta
*Agesipolis II - King of Sparta
*Agesipolis III - King of Sparta
*Agis I - King of Sparta
*Agis II - King of Sparta
*Agis III - King of Sparta
*Agis IV - King of Sparta
*Agoracritus - sculptor
*Agrippa - astronomer
*Agyrrhius - Athenian politician c. 400 BC
*Aisimides - Corcyrean general
*Albinus - philosopher
*Alcaeus - three; lyric poet, playwright, epigrammatist
*Alcamenes - sculptor
*Alcetas I of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Alcibiades - Athenian general
*Alcidamas - sophist
*Alciphron - sophist
*Alcmaeon of Croton - physician
*Alcman - lyric poet 7th c. BC
*Alcmenes - King of Sparta
*Alexander - tragic poet
*Alexander Aetolus - poet
*Alexander Balas - Seleucid king of Syria
*Alexander Cornelius - grammarian
*Alexander I of Epirus - king of Epirus
*Alexander I of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Alexander I of Molossia
*Alexander II of Epirus - king of Epirus
*Alexander II of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Alexander II of Molossia
*Alexander II Zabinas - King of Macedon
*Alexander IV of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Alexander of Abonuteichos - cult leader
*Alexander of Aphrodisias - Peripatetic philosopher
*Alexander of Greece - rhetorician
*Alexander of Pherae - tyrant
*Alexander Polyhistor - writer
*Alexander the Great - King of Macedon
*Alexander V of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Alexis - playwright
*Alypius - music writer
*Ameinocles - Corinthian inventor of the trireme
*Ameipsias - Athenian comic poet
*Amelesagoras - writer
*Amelius - philosopher
*Ammonius Grammaticus - writer
*Ammonius Hermiae - philosopher
*Ammonius Saccas - philosopher
*Amphicrates - king of Samos
*Amphis - Middle Comedy poet
*Amynander - king of Athamania
*Amyntas I of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Amyntas II of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Amyntas III of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Amyntas IV of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Anacharsis - philosopher
*Anacreon - lyric poet 6th cent. BC
*Anaxagoras - philosopher
*Anaxander - King of Sparta
*Anaxandridas I - King of Sparta
*Anaxandridas - King of Sparta
*Anaxandrides - philosopher
*Anaxarchus - philosopher
*Anaxidamus - King of Sparta
*Anaxilas of Rhegium - tyrant
*Anaxilas - Middle Comedy poet
*Anaxilaus - physician
*Anaximander - philosopher
*Anaximenes of Lampsacus - historian
*Anaximenes of Miletus - philosopher
*Anaxippus - New Comedy poet
*Andocides - two; Athenian politician, potter
*Andreas - physician
*Andriscus - Adramyttian adventurer
*Andron - writer
*Andronicus of Cyrrhus - astronomer
*Andronicus Rhodius - Peripatetic philosopher
*Androsthenes - navigator
*Androtion - Athenian politician and writer
*Anniceris - philosopher
*Anonymus ["sic"] - writer
*Anser - erotic poet
*Antagoras of Rhodes - writer
*Antalcidas - Spartan general
*Antenor - sculptor
*Anthemius of Tralles - architect
*Anticleides - writer
*Antidorus - grammarian
*Antigenes - Attic poet
*Antigonus of Carystus - scholar
*Antigonus I Monophthalmus - King of Macedon
*Antigonus II Gonatas - King of Macedon
*Antigonus III Doson - King of Macedon
*Antigonus III of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Antimachus - poet and scholar
*Antimachus I - Greco-Bactrian king
*Antinous - lover of Hadrian
*Antiochus of Ascalon - philosopher
*Antiochus I Soter - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus II Theos - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus III the Great - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus IV Epiphanes - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus IX Cyzicenus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus V Eupator - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus VI Dionysus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus VII Sidetes - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus VIII Grypus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus X Eusebes - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus XI Ephiphanes - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus XII Dionysus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antiochus XIII Asiaticus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Antipater II of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Antipater III of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Antipater of Sidon - writer
*Antipater of Tarsus - philosopher
*Antipater of Thessalonica - epigrammatist
*Antipater of Tyre - philosopher
*Antipater - Macedonian general
*Antiphanes - playwright
*Antiphilus - writer
*Antiphon - three; two Athenian orators, tragic poet
*Antisthenes - two; philosopher, writer
*Antonius Diogenes - writer
*Antoninus Liberalis - grammarian
*Antyllus - physician
*Anyte of Tegea - poetess
*Anytos - Athenian general
*Apelles - painter
*Apellicon - book collector
*Apion - scholar
*Apollocrates - tyrant of Syracuse
*Apollodorus of Alexandria - physician
*Apollodorus of Athens - scholar
*Apollodorus of Carystus - New Comedy poet
*Apollodorus of Damascus - architect
*Apollodorus of Gela - New Comedy poet
*Apollodorus of Pergamon - rhetor
*Apollodorus of Seleuceia on the Tigris - Stoic philosopher
*Apollodorus - several; painter, grammarian, comic playwright, architect
*Apollodotus I - Indo-Greek king
*Apollonius - finance minister of Egypt
*Apollonius Molon - rhetor
*Apollonius Mys - physician
*Apollonius of Citium - physician
*Apollonius of Perga - mathematician
*Apollonius of Rhodes - writer and librarian
*Apollonius of Tyana - Neopythagorean sage
*Apollonius Sophista - scholar
*Apollonius - several; philosopher and mathematician
*Apollophanes - comedian
*Apollos - early Christian
*Appian - historian
*Apsines - rhetor
*Araros - son of Aristophanes
*Aratus - two; scholar, statesman
*Arcesilas - four Cyrene kings
*Arcesilaus - two; philosopher, sculptor
*Archedemus of Tarsus - Stoic philosopher
*Archedicus - New Comedy poet
*Archelaus I - King of Macedon
*Archelaus II - King of Macedon
*Archelaus - three; philosopher, general, Judaean ruler
*Archermus - sculptor
*Archestratus - two; Athenian general, writer
*Archias - poet
*Archidamus I - King of Sparta
*Archidamus II - King of Sparta
*Archidamus III - King of Sparta
*Archidamus IV - King of Sparta
*Archidamus V - King of Sparta
*Archigenes - physician
*Archilochus - poet
*Archimedes - mathematician
*Archippas - Athenian comic poet
*Archytas - philosopher
*Arctinus - epic poet
*Aretaeus - medical writer
*Areus I - King of Sparta
*Areus II - King of Sparta
*Argas - notably bad poet
*Argentarius - two; epigrammatist, rhetor
*Arion - poet
*Aristaeus - mathematician
*Aristagoras - tyrant of Miletus
*Aristander of Telmessus - soothsayer to Alexander the Great
*Aristarchus of Samos - astronomer and mathematician
*Aristarchus of Samothrace - critic and grammarian
*Aristarchus of Tegea - tragedian
*Aristeas - poet
*Aristeus - Corinthian general
*Aristias - playwright
*Aristides of Miletus - writer
*Aristides Quintilianus - writer
*Aristides - three; Athenian statesman, two painters
*Aristippus - philosopher
*Aristobulus - two; historian, commentator
*Aristocles - three; Spartan general, two scholars
*Aristodemus - three; Spartan hero, Roman hero, historian
*Aristogiton - Athenian tyrannicide
*Aristomenes - two; Messenian hero, Athenian comedian
*Ariston of Alexandria - philosopher
*Ariston of Ceos - philosopher
*Ariston of Chios - philosopher
*Ariston (king of Sparta) - King of Sparta
*Aristonicus of Pergamum - Attalid king of Pergamum
*Aristonicus - grammarian
*Aristonous - citharode
*Aristonymus - comedian
*Aristophanes of Byzantium - scholar
*Aristophanes - playwright
*Aristophon - Athenian politician
*Aristotle - philosopher; Athenian general
*Aristoxenus - philosopher and music theorist
*Arius Didymus - philosophy teacher
*Arius - Christian heretic
*Arrian - historian
*Arsecilas - king of Cyrene
*Arsinoe I of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Arsinoe II of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Arsinoe III of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Artemidorus - three; grammarian, two travellers
*Artemisia - two; princess and queen of Halicarnassus
*Artemon - five scholars
*Asclepiades - four scholars
*Asclepiodotus - scholar
*Asius - poet
*Asmonius - grammarian
*Aspasia - hetaera of Pericles
*Aspasius - philosopher
*Astydamas - two poets
*Astyochus - Spartan general
*Athenaeus - two scholars, physician
*Athenagoras of Athens - apologist
*Athenodorus - philosopher
*Attalus I - Attalid king of Pergamum
*Attalus II - Attalid king of Pergamum
*Attalus III - Attalid king of Pergamum
*Autocrates - Athenian comic poet
*Autolycus of Pitane - astronomer
* Avaris - priest of Apollo (or Abaris the Hyperborean?)
*Axionicus - Middle Comedy poet

B

*Babrius - fabulist
*Bacchylides - poet
*Basil of Caesarea - Christian saint
*Basilides - philosopher
*Bathycles of Magnesia - sculptor
*Battus - founder of Cyrene
*Berenice I of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Berenice II of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Berenice IV of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Bias of Priene, one of the Seven Sages of Greece
*Bion
*Bion the Borysthenite
*Biton
*Boethus - two sculptors
*Boethus of Sidon - two philosophers
*Bolus - writer
*Brasidas - Spartan general
*Brygus - potter
*Bryson - philosopher
*Bupalus - sculptor

C

*Cadmus of Miletus - one of the first logographers
*Caecilius of Calacte - rhetorician
*Caesarion - son of Cleopatra VII, possibly by Julius Caesar
*Calamis - 2 sculptors
*Calliades - archon of Athens
*Callias - three; Athenian statesman, comic poet, nobleman
*Callias of Syracuse - historian
*Callicrates - architect
*Calicrates of Leontium - Acheaean statesman
*Callicratides - Spartan general
*Callimachus (polemarch) - Athenian general
*Callimachus (sculptor) - sculptor
*Callimachus - poet
*Callinus - poet
*Calliphon - philosopher
*Callippus - astronomer
*Callisthenes - historian
*Callistratus - four; grammarian, poet, sophist, orator
*Carcinus (writer) - tragedian
*Carneades - philosopher
*Cassander - King of Macedon
*Castor of Rhodes - rhetorician
*Cebes - two philosophers
*Celsus - theologian
*Cephidorus - two; Old Comedy poet, writer
*Cephisodotus - two sculptors
*Cercidas - politician/philosopher/poet
*Cercops of Miletus - poet
*Chabrias - Athenian general
*Chaeremon - tragic poet
*Chaeremon of Alexandria - teacher
*Chaeris - writer
*Chaeron - tyrant of Pellene
*Chamaeleon - writer
*Charax (writer) - writer
*Chares of Athens - general
*Chares of Lindos - sculptor
*Chares of Mytilene - historian
*Charidemus - Euboean soldier
*Charillus - King of Sparta
*Chariton - writer
*Charmadas - philosopher
*Charmidas - Athenian noble
*Charon of Lampsacus - writer
*Charondas - lawgiver
*Chilon - Spartan ephor
*Chionides - comic poet
*Choerilus - Athenian tragic poet
*Choerilus of Iasus - epic poet
*Choerilus of Samos - epic poet
*Chremonides - Athenian statesman
*Christodorus - epic poet
*Chrysanthius - philosopher
*Chrysippus - philosopher
*Dio Chrysostom - orator
*John Chrysostom - theologian
*Cimon - Athenian statesman
*Cimon of Cleonae - painter
*Cinaethon of Lacedaemon - epic poet
*Cineas - Thessalian diplomat
*Cinesias - Athenian poet
*Cleandridas - Spartan statesman
*Cleanthes - philosopher
*Clearchus of Athens - comic poet
*Clearchus of Herachleia
*Clearchus of Rhegium - sculptor, teacher of Pythagoras
*Clearchus of Sparta - general, son of Rhampias
*Clearchus of Soli - author, pupil of Aristotle
*Clearidas - Spartan general
*Cledonius - grammarian
*Cleidemus - atthidographer
*Cleinias - Athenian general, father of Alcibiades
*Cleisthenes - Athenian statesman
*Cleisthenes of Sicyon - tyrant of Sicyon
*Cleitarchus - historian
*Cleitus - two Macedonian nobles
*Clement of Alexandria - theologian
*Cleombrotus I - King of Sparta
*Cleomedes - astronomer
*Cleomenes I - King of Sparta
*Cleomenes II - King of Sparta
*Cleomenes III - King of Sparta
*Cleomenes of Naucratis - administrator
*Cleon - Athenian statesman
*Cleon of Sicyon - tyrant
*Cleonides - writer
*Cleonymus - Spartan general
*Cleopatra I of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra II of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra III of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra IV of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra Thea - Seleucid king of Syria
*Cleopatra V of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra V of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra VI of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleopatra VII of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Cleophon - two; Athenian statesman, tragic poet
*Clitomachus (philosopher) - philosopher
*Cnemus - Spartan general
*Colaeus - explorer
*Colluthus - epic poet
*Colotes - sculptor
*Colotes of Lampsacus - philosopher
*Comeas - archon of Athens
*Conon - Athenian general
*Conon of Samos - astronomer
*Conon (mythographer) - mythographer
*Corinna - poet
*Cosmas Indicopleustes - explorer
*Crantor - philosopher
*Craterus of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Crates of Thebes - philosopher
*Crates of Mallus - grammarian and philosopher
*Crates of Olynthys - architect
*Cratippus - historian
*Creon - archon of Athens
*Cresilas - sculptor
*Critias - one of the Thirty Tyrants
*Critius - sculptor
*Crito - several
*Critolaus - general
*Croesus - king of Lydia
*Ctesias - physician and historian
*Ctesibius - scientist
*Cylon - attempted usurper in Athens
*Cynaethus - writer
*Cynegeirus - heroic soldier
*Cynisca - female Spartan athlete
*Cypselus - tyrant of Corinth

D

*Daimachus - two writers
*Daman - philosopher
*Damascius - philosopher
*Damastes - writer
*Damasias - archon of Athens
*Damocles - courtier of sword fame
*Damon of Athens - writer on music
*Damon of Syracus - philosopher
*Damophilus - painter
*Damophon - sculptor
*Damoxenus - New Comedy playwright
*Dares of Phrygia - writer
*Deinocrates (also spelled Dinocrates) - architect
*Demades - orator
*Demaratus - King of Sparta
*Demetrius - epistolographer
*Demetrius - comic playwright
*Demetrius - rhetorical stylist
*Demetrius - Indo-Greek king
*Demetrius I of Bactria - Greek king of Bactria
*Demetrius I of Syria - Seleucid king of Syria
*Demetrius I Poliorcetes - King of Macedon
*Demetrius II - Indo-Greek king
*Demetrius II of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Demetrius II of Syria - Seleucid king of Syria
*Demetrius III Eucaerus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Demetrius Ixion - grammarian
*Demetrius Lacon - Epicurean philosopher
*Demetrius of Alopece - sculptor
*Demetrius of Magnesia - writer
*Demetrius of Pharos - ruler in Illyria
*Demetrius of Scepsis - grammarian and archaeologist
*Demetrius of Tarsus - grammarian
*Demetrius of Troezen - literary historian
*Demetrius Phalereus - philosopher and statesman
*Demetrius the Cynic - philosopher
*Demetrius the Fair - son of Demetrius I Poliorcetes
*Democedes - physician
*Democritus - philosopher
*Demon - writer
*Demonax - philosopher
*Demophanes - philosopher active in public life
*Demosthenes (general) - Athenian general
*Demosthenes - Athenian orator
*Demosthenes of Bithynia - poet
*Dercyllidas - Spartan commander
*Dexippus - historian
*Diagoras - poet
*Diagoras of Rhodes (winner of boxing, 79th Olympiad, 464 BC)
*Dicaearchus - geographer
*Dicaeogenes - tragic poet
*Dictys Cretensis - writer
*Didymus Chalcenterus - grammarian
*Didymus the Blind - theologian
*Didymus the Musician - music theorist
*Dienekes - Spartan officer
*Dinarchus - orator
*Dinocrates (also spelled Deinocrates) - architect
*Dinon - historian
*Dio Cocceianus - orator and philosopher
*Diocles - four; politician, poet, mathematician, rhetor
*Diocles of Carystus - physician
*Diocles of Magnesia - philosopher
*Diodorus of Alexandria - mathematician and astronomer
*Diodorus of Sinope - New Comedy playwright
*Diodorus Cronus - philosopher
*Diodorus Siculus - historian
*Diodotus the Stoic - Cicero's teacher
*Diodotus of Bactria - Seleucid king of Bactria
*Diodotus II - Greco-Bactrian king
*Diodotus Tryphon - Seleucid king of Syria
*Diogenes Apolloniates - philosopher
*Diogenes Laertius - biographer
*Diogenes of Babylon - philosopher
*Diogenes of Oenoanda - Epicurean
*Diogenes of Sinope - Cynic philosopher
*Diogenes of Tarsus - Epicurean
*Diogenianus - two; Epicurean, grammarian
*Diomedes - grammarian
*Dion - tyrant of Syracuse
*Dionysius Aelius - lexicographer
*Dionysius the Areopagite - Athenian convert
*Dionysius of Byzantium - writer
*Dionysius Chalcus - poet
*Dionysius of Halicarnassus - historian
*Dionysius of Heraclea - writer
*Dionysius Periegetes - geographic writer
*Dionysius of Philadelphia - writer
*Dionysius of Phocaea - Ionian general
*Dionysius of Samos - writer
*Dionysius Scytobrachion - grammarian
*Dionysius of Sinope - Middle Comedy playwright
*Dionysius of Syracuse - tyrant of Syracuse
*Dionysius II - tyrant of Syracuse
*Dionysius of Thebes - poet
*Dionysius Trax or Thrax - grammarian
*Dionysius son of Calliphron - poet
*Diophantus - mathematician
*Dios - historian
*Dioscorides - several(?) writers
*Dioscorides Pedanius - physician
*Diotimus - two; poet, Athenian general
*Diotogenes - Pythagorean writer
*Diphilus - comic playwright
*Doreius - Spartan prince
*Dorissus - King of Sparta
*Dorotheus of Sidon - astrological poet
*Dorotheus - sixth-century jurist
*Dosiadas - poet
*Dositheus - two; astronomer, grammarian
*Draco - Athenian lawmaker
*Dracon - writer
*Duris - two; Athenian potter and vase painter, writer

E

*Echecrates - philosopher
*Echestratus - King of Sparta
*Ecphantides - comic playwright
*Ecphantus - philosopher
*Eirenaeus - grammarian
*Empedocles - philosopher
*Epaminondas - Theban general
*Epaphroditus of Chaeronea - scholar
*Ephialtes - Athenian statesman
*Ephialtes of Trachis - traitor
*Ephippus - two; Middle Comedy playwright, pamphleteer
*Ephorus - historian
*Epicharmus of Kos - writer
*Epicrates - Middle Comedy playwright
*Epictetus - philosopher
*Epictetus - Athenian potter and vasepainter
*Epicurus - philosopher
*Epigenes - two playwrights
*Epilycus - writer
*Epimenides - seer
*Epiphanius of Salamis - theologian
*Epitadas - Spartan general
*Epitadeus - Spartan statesman
*Erasistratus - physician
*Eratosthenes - geographer
*Erinna - poetess
*Eriphus - Middle Comedy poet
*Erucius of Cyzicus - writer
*Euangelus - New Comedy poet
*Euanthius - writer
*Eubulides of Miletus - philosopher
*Eubulus (statesman) - Athenian statesman
*Eubulus (playwright) - Middle Comedy playwright
*Eucleidas - King of Sparta
*Eucleides - two; philosopher, archon
*Euclid - mathematician
*Eucratides - Greco-Bactrian king
*Euctemon - astronomer
*Eudamidas I - King of Sparta
*Eudamidas II - King of Sparta
*Eudamidas III - King of Sparta
*Eudemus - philosopher
*Eudemus of Rhodes - philosopher
*Eudorus of Alexandria - philosopher
*Eudoxus of Cnidus - mathematician
*Eudoxus of Cyzicus - explorer
*Eudoxus of Rhodes - historian
*Euenus - poet
*Euetes - writer
*Eugammon - epic poet
*Euhemerus - mythographer
*Eumelus (poet) - Corinthian poet
*Eumenes I - Attalid king of Pergamum
*Eumenes II - Attalid king of Pergamum
*Eumenes of Cardia - secretary
*Eumenius - rhetoric teacher
*Eumolpidae - one of the families who ran the Eleusinian mysteries
*Eunapius - sophist
*Eunomus - King of Sparta
*Euphantus - writer and teacher
*Euphemus - Athenian general
*Euphorion - philosopher
*Euphorion son of Aeschylus - playwright
*Euphranor - sculptor and painter
*Euphron - New Comedy playwright
*Euphronius - potter and vasepainter
*Eupolis - Old Comedy playwright
*Euridice I of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Euripides - playwright
*Eurybatus - Corcyrean general
*Eurybiades - Spartan general
*Eurycrates - King of Sparta
*Eurycratides - King of Sparta
*Eurylochus - Spartan general
*Eurymedon - Athenian general
*Eurypon - King of Sparta
*Eurysthenes - King of Sparta
*Eusebius of Caesarea - Christian historian
*Euthydemus - sophist
*Euthydemus I - Seleucid king of Bactria
*Euthydemus II - Indo-Greek king
*Euthymides - vasepainter
*Eutychides - sculptor and painter
*Euxenides - playwright
*Evagoras of Salamis - rebel
*Execias - potter and vasepainter

F

*Favorinus - philosopher

G

*Galen - physician
*Gelo - tyrant of Syracuse
*Glaphyra - hetaera
*Glaucus of Chios - inventor of iron welding
*Glaucus of Rhegium - writer
*Glycon - poet
*Glycon of Athens - sculptor
*Gnathaena - courtesan
*Gorgias - two orators
*Gorgidas - Theban military leader
*Gregory of Nyssa - Christian saint
*Gylippus - Spartan general

H

*Habron - grammarian
*Hagnon - Athenian colonizer
*Hagnothemis - alleged that Alexander the Great had been poisoned
*Harmodius and Aristogeiton - assassins
*Harpalus - friend of Alexander the Great
*Hecataeus of Abdera - historian of Egypt
*Hecataeus of Miletus - historian
*Hecatomnus - ruler in Asia
*Hecato of Rhodes - Stoic philosopher
*Hedylus - epigrammatist
*Hegemon of Thasos - parodist
*Hegesander - writer
*Hegesias of Cyrene - philosopher
*Hegesias of Magnesia - historian
*Hegesippus - Athenian statesman
*Hegesippus (poet) - New Comedy poet
*Hegesippus (epigrammatist) - epigrammatist
*Hegesipyle - mother of Cimon
*Hegesistratus - son of Pisistratus
*Heliocles - Greco-Bactrian king
*Heliodorus - four; historian, commentator, physician, writer
*Hellanicus - poet
*Hellanicus of Lesbos - logographer
*Hephaestion - Companion of Alexander the Great
*Hephaistio of Thebes - astrologer
*Heracleides - tyrant of Syracuse
*Heraclides Ponticus - philosopher
*Heraclitus - philosopher
*Hermaeus - Indo-Greek king
*Hermagoras - rhetorician
*Hermias (philosopher)
*Hermias of Atarneus, tyrant, pupil of Plato
*Hermippus - comic playwright
*Hermocrates - Syracusan general
*Hero of Alexandria - scientist
*Aelius Herodianus - grammarian
*Herodotus - historian
*Herophilus - physician
*Herostratus - arsonist
*Hesiod - poet
*Hesychius of Alexandria - grammarian
*Hicetas - philosopher
*Hiero I of Syracuse - tyrant of Syracuse
*Hiero II of Syracuse - tyrant of Syracuse
*Hierocles of Alexandria - philosopher
*Hierophon - Athenian general
*Hippalus - explorer
*Hipparchus (son of Pisistratus) - tyrant of Athens
*Hipparchus - mathematician and astronomer
*Hippias (son of Pisistratus) - tyrant of Athens
*Hippias - philosopher
*Hippocleides - archon of Athens
*Hippocrates - two; physician, Athenian general
*Hippodamus - architect
*Hipponax - poet
*Hipponicus - Athenian general
*Hipponoidas - Spartan general
*Histiaeus - tyrant of Miletus
*Homer - poet
*Hypatia of Alexandria - philosopher
*Hyperbolus - Athenian statesman
*Hypereides - orator
*Hypsicles - mathematician and astronomer
*Hypsicrates - historian

I

*Iamblichus (writer) - novelist
*Iamblichus (philosopher) - Neoplatonist philosopher
*Iambulus - writer
*Iasus - two early kings
*Ibycus - poet
*Ictinus - architect
*Idomeneus (writer) - writer of Lampsacus
*Ion of Chios - poet
*Iophon - tragedian
*Iphicrates - Athenian general
*Irenaeus - theologian
*Isaeus - orator
*Isaeus (Syrian rhetor)
*Isagoras - archon of Athens
*Isidore of Alexandria - Neoplatonist philosopher
*Isidorus of Miletus - architect
*Isigonus - writer
*Isocrates - rhetorician; Spartan general
*Ister of Cyrene - writer
*Isyllus - poet

J

*Jason of Pherae - Thessalian general

K

*Karanus of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Karkinos - painter
*Kerykes - one of the families who ran the Eleusinian mysteries
*Kleoitas - architect
*Koinos of Macedon - King of Macedon

L

*Lacedaimonius - Athenian general
*Laches - Rhodesian statuary
*Lacydes - philosopher
*Lais of Corinth - hetaera
*Lais of Hyccara - hetaera
*Lamachus - Athenian general
*Lamprocles - Athenian musician and poet
*Lamprus of Erythrae - philosopher
*Lasus of Hermione - poet
*Leochares - sculptor
*Leon - King of Sparta
*Leonidas I - King of Sparta
*Leonidas II - King of Sparta
*Leonida of Alexandria - astrologer and poet
*Leonnatus - Macedonian noble
*Leosthenes - Athenian general
*Leotychidas II - King of Sparta
*Leotychides - Spartan general
*Lesbonax - writer
*Lesches - epic poet
*Leucippus - philosopher
*Leucon - Old Comedy poet
*Libanius - writer
*Licymnius of Chios - poet
*Livius Andronicus - poet, dramaturg, colonist and slave
*Lobon - literary forger
*Longinus - literary critic
*Longus - writer
*Lucian - writer
*Lyco - philosopher
*Lycophron - three; poet, son of Periander, Spartan general
*Lycortas - statesman and father of Polybius
*Lycurgus - two; King of Sparta, Athenian orator
*Lycus - historian
*Lydiadas - Megalopolitan general
*Lygdamus - two; tyrant of Naxos, poet
*Lysander - Spartan general
*Lysanias - philologist
*Lysias - historian
*Lysimachus - Macedonian general
*Lysippus - two; poet, sculptor
*Lysis - two; philosopher, actor
*Lysistratus - sculptor

M

*Machaon - Spartan general
*Machon - New Comedy poet
*Marcellinus - two writers
*Marcellus of Side - physician and poet
*Marinus - philosopher
*Marsyas of Pella - writer
*Matris of Thebes - rhetor
*Matron of Pitane - parodist
*Maximus of Smyrna - anatomist and philosopher
*Megacles - numerous; archon of Athens, Athenian statesman, various other Athenians
*Megasthenes - traveller
*Meidias - Athenian potter
*Melanippides - poet
*Melanthius - three; tragedian, painter, writer
*Melas - sculptor
*Meleager of Gadara - poet and anthologist
*Meleager of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Melesagoras of Chalcedon - writer
*Meletus - two; tragedian, son
*Melinno - poetess
*Melissus of Samos - Eleatic philosopher
*Memnon of Heraclea Pontica - historian
*Memnon of Rhodes - military leader
*Menaechmus - mathematician
*Menander - playwright
*Menander the Just - Indo-Greek king
*Menander of Ephesus - writer
*Menander of Laodicea - writer
*Menecrates of Ephesus - poet
*Menecrates of Xanthus - historian
*Menedaius - Spartan general
*Menedemus of Eretria - poet
*Menedemus (Cynic) - Cynic philosopher
*Menelaus (sculptor) - sculptor
*Menelaus of Alexandria - mathematician
*Menestor - botanical writer
*Menexenus - student of Socrates
*Menippus - satirist
*Menippus of Pergamum - writer on geography
*Meno - student of Aristotle
*Menodotus - writer
*Menodotus of Nicomedia - medical writer
*Mentor of Rhodes - military leader
*Mesatos - tragedian
*Metagenes - Athenian comic writer
*Meton - astronomer
*Metrodorus - five:
**Metrodorus of Chios - philosopher
**Metrodorus of Lampsacus (the elder) - philosopher
**Metrodorus of Lampsacus (the younger) - philosopher
**Metrodorus of Scepsis - writer
**Metrodorus of Stratonicea - philosopher
*Miciades - Corcyrean general
*Micciades - sculptor
*Micon - Athenian painter and sculptor
*Milo of Croton - athlete
*Miltiades - numerous; archon of Athens, Athenian general, various other Athenians
*Mimnermus - poet
*Mindarus - Spartan general
*Mnasalces - writer
*Mnaseas - traveller
*Mnesicles - architect
*Mnesimachus - Middle Comedy poet
*Moderatus - philosopher
*Moeris - Attic lexicographer
*Moiro - poetess
*Morsimus - poet
*Moschion - tragedian
*Moschus - poet
*Myron - sculptor
*Myronides - Athenian general
*Musaeus - three poets
*Myia - daughter of Pythagoras
*Myron - sculptor
*Myronides - Athenian general
*Myrsilus - historian
*Myrtilus - Athenian comic poet
*Myrtis - Boeotian poetess

N

*Nabis - Spartan usurper
*Gregory Nazianzus - Bishop of Constantinople
*Nearchus - Macedonian general
*Neoptolemus of Parion - poet and critic
*Nicander - King of Sparta
*Nicarchus - poet
*Nicias - Athenian statesman
*King Nicias - Indo-Greek king
*Nicocreon - tyrant of Cyprus
*Nicomachus - mathematician and neo-Pythagorean
*Nicomachus of Thebes - painter
*Nicomedes I of Bithynia - king of Bithynia
*Nicomedes II of Bithynia - king of Bithynia
*Nicomedes III of Bithynia - king of Bithynia
*Nicomedes IV of Bithynia - king of Bithynia

O

*Olympias - mother of Alexander the Great
*Olympiodorus of Thebes - historian
*Onesilas of Salamis - rebel
*Onomacritus - forger
*Orestes of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Origen - theologian

P

*Paeonius - sculptor
*Pagondas - Spartan general
*Palladas - poet
*Pamphilus - grammarian
*Pamphilus - painter
*Pamphilus - theologian
*Panaetius of Rhodes - philosopher
*Pantaleon - Indo-Greek king
*Parmenides - philosopher
*Parmenion - Macedonian general
*Parrhasius - painter
*Paulus Alexandrinus - astrologer
*Paulus Aegineta - physician
*Pausanias of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Pausanias of Sparta - King of Sparta
*Pausanias - traveller
*Pedanius Dioscorides - physician
*Peisander - Athenian statesman
*Pelopidas - Theban statesman
*Pelops of Sparta - King of Sparta
*Perdiccas I of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Perdiccas II of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Perdiccas III of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Periander - tyrant of Corinth, one of the Seven Sages of Greece
*Pericles - Athenian statesman
*Perseus Argive King
*Perseus of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Phaedo of Elis - philosopher
*Phaenippus - archon of Athens
*Phalaris - tyrant of Agrigentum
*Pherecydes of Leros - mythographer
*Pherecydes of Syros - philosopher
*Phidias - sculptor
*Phidippides - legendary runner
*Philetaerus - Founder of the Attalid dynasty, king of Pergamum
*Philip I Philadelphus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Philip II of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Philip II Philoromaeus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Philip III of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Philip IV of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Philip V of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Philip V of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Philistus - historian
*Philitas of Cos - poet and scholar
*Philo - philosopher
*Philolaus - philosopher
*Philochorus - historian
*Philoxenios - Indo-Greek king
*Philoxenos of Eretria - painter
*Philoxenus of Leucas - glutton
*Philoxenus - poet
*Phocion - Athenian statesman
*Phocylides - poet
*Phormio - Athenian general
*Phryne - courtesan
*Phrynichus - playwright
*Pigres of Halicarnassus - poet
*Pindar - poet
*Pirrone - philosopher
*Pisistratus - tyrant of Athens
*Pittacus of Mytilene - one of the Seven Sages of Greece
*Pithios - architect
*Plato - philosopher
*Pleistarchus - King of Sparta
*Pleistoanax - King of Sparta
*Plotinus - philosopher
*Plutarch - biographer
*Polemo - philosopher
*Polybius - historian
*Polycarp - Christian saint
*Polycrates - tyrant of Samos
*Polydectes - King of Sparta
*Polydorus - King of Sparta
*Polygnotus - painter
*Polykleitos - sculptor
*Polyperchon - Macedonian regent
*Porphyry - philosopher
*Posidippus - poet
*Posidonius - philosopher
*Pratinas - playwright
*Praxilla - poet
*Praxiteles - sculptor
*Procles - King of Sparta
*Proclus - philosopher
*Prodicus - philosopher
*Protagoras - philosopher
*Proteas - Athenian general
*Prusias I of Bithynia - king of Bithynia
*Prusias II of Bithynia - king of Bithynia
*Prytanis - King of Sparta
*Ptolemaeus of Alorus - military leader
*Ptolemy I of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy I of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Ptolemy II of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy III of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy IV of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy IX of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy V of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy VI of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy VII of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy VIII of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy X of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy XI of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy XII of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy XIII of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy XIV of Egypt - Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt
*Ptolemy - geographer
*Ptolemy Philadelphus - son of Antony and Cleopatra
*Pyrrho - philosopher
*Pyrrhus of Epirus - king of Epirus
*Pythagoras - mathematician
*Pytheas - explorer
*Pythocles - philosopher
*Pythodorus - Athenian general

R

*Rhianus - poet and grammarian
*Rhoecus of Samos - sculptor

*Sappho - poet
*Satyros - architect
*Satyrus - four; boxer (Satyrus of Elis), politician (Satyrus of Athens), comic actor, philosopher (Satyrus the Peripatetic). Also two rulers of Greek Black Sea colonies.
*Scopas - sculptor
*Scopas of Aetolia Aetolian politician and general.
*Scylax of Caryanda - explorer
*Seleucus I Nicator - Seleucid king of Syria
*Seleucus II Callinicus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Seleucus III Ceraunus - Seleucid king of Syria
*Seleucus IV Philopator - Seleucid king of Syria
*Seleucus V Philometor - Seleucid king of Syria
*Seleucus VI Epiphanes - Seleucid king of Syria
*Seleucus VII Kybiosaktes - Seleucid king of Syria
*Sextus Empiricus - philosopher
*Simmias - philosopher
*Simonides of Amorgos - poet
*Simonides of Ceos - poet
*Socrates Scholasticus - Christian historian
*Socrates - philosopher
*Solon - Athens lawmaker, one of the Seven Sages of Greece
*Soos - King of Sparta
*Sopatras - philosopher
*Sophocles - two; playwright, Athenian general
*Sophytes - Indo-Greek king
*Sosicles (statesman) - Corinthian statesman
*Sosigenes - inventor of Julian calendar
*Sosthenes of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Sostratus - orator
*Spartacus - Thracian slave
*Speusippus - philosopher
*Spintharus - philosopher
*Sporus of Nicaea - mathematician
*Stesichorus - poet
*Stesimbrotus - writer
*Stilpo - philosopher
*Stobaeus - biographer
*Strabo - geographer
*Strato of Lampsacus - philosopher
*Straton of Sardis - poet
*Styphon - Spartan general

T

*Teleclus - King of Sparta
*Terpander - poet and musician
*Thais - courtesan
*Thales - philosopher
*Thallus - historian/chronographer
*Theatetus of Athens - mathematician
*Theagenes of Megara - tyrant
*Theagenes of Rhegium - writer
*Theagenes of Thebes - general who fell at the battle of Chaeronea
*Theages - pupil of Socrates
*Theano - reputedly wife of Pythagoras
*Themisteus - philosopher & rhetor
*Themistocles - archon of Athens
*Themistogenes - writer
*Theocritus - poet
*Theodectes - playwright
*Theodorus of Samos - sculptor
*Theodorus of Cyrene - mathematician
*Theodorus of Gadara - rhetor
*Theodotus of Byzantium - theologian
*Theognis of Megara - poet
*Theon of Alexandria - librarian
*Theon of Smyrna - philosopher
*Aelius Theon - rhetor
*Theophilus - Athenian comic poet
*Theophrastus - philosopher
*Theopompus - three; King of Sparta, comic poet, orator
*Theramenes - Athenian statesman
*Therimenes - Spartan general
*Theron - tyrant of Agrigentum
*Thespus - actor
*Thessalus - two physicians
*Thibron - Spartan general
*Thrasybulus - Athenian general
*Thrasyllus - Athenian general
*Thrasymachus - rhetorician
*Thrasymelidas - Spartan general
*Thucydides - Athenian statesman
*Thucydides - historian
*Ticidas - erotic poet
*Tidas - tyrant of Sicyon
*Timachidas - writer
*Timaeus of Tauromenium - historian
*Timaeus of Locres - philosopher
*Timagenes - teacher
*Timanthes - painter
*Timocharis - philosopher
*Timoclea - Theban lady shown mercy by Alexander the Great; sister of Theagenes of Thebes
*Timocles - Middle Comedy poet
*Timocrates - Spartan general
*Timocreon - poet
*Timoleon - Corinthian general
*Timon of Phlius - philosopher
*Timostratus - Athenian comic poet
*Timotheus of Athens - general
*Timotheus of Miletus - poet
*Timotheus (sculptor) - sculptor
*Triphiodorus or Tryphiodorus - epic poet
*Tynnichus - poet
*Tyrannion or Tyrannio - two; philosopher and grammarian
*Tyrimmas of Macedon - King of Macedon
*Tyrtaeus - poet

U

*Ulysses - see Odysseus

X

*Xanthippe - wife of Socrates
*Xanthippus - two; father of Pericles, Spartan mercenary
*Xanthus of Sicily - poet
*Xenagoras - writer
*Xenarchus - Middle Comedy poet
*Xenocles - two playwrights
*Xenoclides - Spartan general
*Xenocrates - philosopher
*Xenocrates of Aphrodisias - physician
*Xenophanes - philosopher
*Xenophilus - philosopher
*Xenophon - soldier and historian
*Xenophon of Ephesus - writer

Z

*Zaleucus - lawgiver of Italian Locri
*Zeno of Citium - philosopher
*Zeno of Elea - philosopher
*Zeno of Rhodes
*Zeno of Sidon - two philosophers
*Zenobius - philosopher
*Zenodorus - writer
*Zenodotus - grammarian
*Zeuxidamas - King of Sparta
*Zeuxis and Parrhasius - painters
*Zoilus - grammarian
*Zonas - orator
*Zosimus - historian

ee also

* Ancient Greece
* Archons of Athens
* Attalid dynasty
* Antigonid dynasty
* Greco-Bactrian Kingdom
* Indo-Greek kingdom
* Hellenistic Greece
* Kings of Athens
* Kings of Macedon
* Kings of Sparta
* List of ancient Romans
* List of ancient Greek cities
* List of ancient Greek tyrants
* List of Greeks
* Ptolemaic dynasty
* Seleucid dynasty
* National Archaeological Museum of Athens


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