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a historian who writes annals

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He further asserted that Hellanicus had organized his history annalistically, recounting the events of each successive year under the heroic kings (in book 1) and then eponymous archons after 683/2 B.C.
The actual source of the archon date could be the Atthis of Philochorus (third century B.C.), who was cited along with Hellanicus and who did organize his work annalistically.(63) Moreover, one ancient commentator on Thucydides states that historians had not structured their works in this manner prior to Thucydides.(64)
64 Dionysius (De Thuc, 9) criticizes Thucydides for not organizing his work like those who wrote local history and structured their histories annalistically around a succession of priests, kings, Olympiads, or annual magistrates.
These collections and dances issued individually are listed annalistically, with a siglum based on the date of the source and a combination of letters suggesting its title.