Guide to Hekataios of Miletos

Citation with stable link: Philip A. Harland, 'Guide to Hekataios of Miletos,' Ethnic Relations and Migration in the Ancient World, last modified May 28, 2024,

This is a guide for reading through significant ethnographic passages in the remaining fragments of Hekataios of Miletos’ works (FGrHist 1; sixth-fifth centuries BCE) on this website:

  • Tremilians / Lycians in southern Asia Minor – F10 (link)
  • Barbarians of Greece, including Pelasgians and Lelegians – F119 (link)
  • Pelasgian diasporas – F127 (link)
  • Scythians and Thracians in Europe – F170-193 (link)
  • Enetians debate – F199 (link)
  • Syrians, Persians, Indians, Libyans, and others in Asia – F198-299, F325-357 (link)
  • Egyptians and Theban priests – F300 (link)

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