Douris (Duris)( The Greek historian)
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Biography Douris (Duris)
Douris; Duris, of Samos, ca. 340 - OK. 270 years. BC. e., the Greek historian. Pupil Theophrastus, after 301 g. short time the rules of Samos. Author of numerous works. Among other things, wrote a work history in 26 books (Fr.), covering the period from 369 g., ie since the accession to the throne of Philip of Macedon, to 281 g., ie, before his death last Diadochi. D. sought to impress and shake the reader, much less worrying about the style and the historical truth about. D. also wrote a piece about the ruler of Syracuse Agathocles (it used Diodorus) and The Chronicles of Samos (born), is a description of the history of culture of the island of Samos. He also wrote on various literary topics, games and t. d.