Nathan ben Isaac HaBabli
Nathan ben Isaac ha-Kohen ha-Babli was a Babylonian Jewish historian of the 10th century. He was the author of a history of the exilarchate that gives many interesting details in regard to the exilarc...
Liutprand of Cremona
Liutprand, also Liudprand, Liuprand, Lioutio, Liucius, Liuzo, and Lioutsios (c. 920 – 972), was a Lombard historian, diplomat, and Bishop of Cremona whose works are an important source for the polit...
Ebn Meskavayh
Abu 'Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya'qub Ibn Miskawayh (Persian: ابن مسكوويه), also known as Ibn Miskawayh (932–1030) or Ebn Meskavayh, was a Persian chancery official of the Buyid era, and philosopher ...
Ibn al-Faqih
Ibn al-Faqih al-Hamadani (Persian: ابن فقیه الهمذانی‎) was a 10th-century Persian historian and geographer, famous for his Mukhtasar Kitab al-Buldan ("Concise Book of Lands").
Tovma Artsruni
Tovma Artsruni (Armenian: Թովմա Արծրունի; also known in English-language historiography as Thomas Artsruni; precise birth date and date of death unknown) was a ninth-century to tenth-century Armen...
John the Deacon (Venetian chronicler)
John the Deacon (died 1009) was a Venetian deacon, secretary to the doge of Venice and a chronicler.
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913):John's chronicle is an key primary source for the...
Bal'ami
Abu Ali Muhammad Bal'ami (Persian: ابو علی محمد‎), also called Amirak Bal'ami (امیرک بلعمی) and Bal'ami-i Kuchak (بلعمی کوچک, "Bal'ami the Younger"), was a Persian historian, writer, and vizier ...
Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani
`Ali ibn al-Husayn ul-Isfahānī (Arabic: أبو الفرج الأصفهاني‎), also known as Abu-l-Faraj or, in the West, as Abulfaraj (897–967) was an historian of Arab-Quraysh origin who is noted for coll...
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Ukhtanes of Sebastia
Ukhtanes of Sebastia (Armenian: Ուխտանես Սեբաստացի, Ukhtanes Sebastatsi) (c. 935-1000) was an Armenian historian and prelate.Educated at the Monastery of Narek under the tutelage of its founder An...
Agapius of Hierapolis
Mahbūb ibn-Qūṣṭānṭīn (anglicised as Agapius son of Constantine) (d.941-2 AD) was a 10th-century Arabic Christian writer, best known for his lengthy Kitab al-'Unwan (Book of headings or History). He wa...
Hovhannes Draskhanakerttsi
Hovhannes Draskhanakerttsi (Հովհաննես Դրասխանակերտցի, John of Drasxanakert, i.e. Gyumri, various spellings) was Catholicos of Armenia from 897 to 925, and a noted chronicler and historian. He is calle...
Richerus
Richerus or Richer of Reims (fl. 10th century) was a monk of Saint-Remi, just outside Reims, and a historian, an important source for the contemporary kingdom of France.
He was a son of Rodulf, a ...
Regino of Prüm
Regino of Prüm (Latin: Regino Prumiensis, German: Regino von Prüm; died 915) was a Benedictine churchman, who served as abbot of Prüm (892–99) and later of Saint Martin's at Trier, and chronic...
Al-Masudi
Al-Mas'udi (Arabic: أبو الحسن علي بن الحسين بن علي المسعودي‎, Abu al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī al-Masʿūdī; c. 896–956) was an Arab historian and geographer. He is sometimes ref...
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Ibn al-Qūṭiyya
Ibn al-Qūṭiyya (died 8 November 977), born ‘Muḥammad Ibn ‘Umar Ibn ‘Abd al-Azīz ibn Ibrāhīm ibn ‘Isa ibn Mazāhim, was an Andalusian historian whose chief work, the Ta'rikh iftitah al-Andalus (History ...
Abraham ben Jacob
Abraham ben Jacob, better known under his Arabic name of Ibrâhîm ibn Ya`qûb al-Tartushi (or al-Ṭurṭûshî) was a 10th-century Hispano-Arabic, Sephardi Jewish traveller, probably a merchant, who may have...
Æthelweard (historian)
Æthelweard (also spelled Ethelward), (died c. 998) Anglo-Saxon historian, was descended from King Æthelred I (the elder brother of Alfred the Great), and was ealdorman or earl of the western provinces...
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Joseph Genesius
Genesius (Greek: Γενἐσιος, Genesios) is the conventional name given to the anonymous Greek author of the tenth century chronicle, On the reign of the emperors. His first name is sometimes given a...
Symeon the Metaphrast
Symeon the Metaphrast (also referred to as Simon or Symeon the Logothete, in classicizing usage Symeon Metaphrastes) was the author of the 10 volume medieval Greek menologion, or collection of saint's...
Xue Juzheng
Xue Jucheng (Chinese: 薛居正; pinyin: Xuē Jūzhēng; Wade–Giles: Hsüeh Chücheng, 912–981) was a Chinese historian and scholar who served under the Song Dynasty, as well as four of the Five Dyna...
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Ibn al-Nadim
Abu'l-Faraj Muhammad bin Is'hāq al-Nadim (Arabic: ابوالفرج محمد بن إسحاق النديم‎) (died September 17, 995 or 998) was a Muslim scholar and bibliographer, possibly of Persian origin. He is fa...
Movses Kaghankatvatsi
Movses Kaghankatvatsi (Armenian: Մովսէս Կաղանկատուացի Movses Kaġankatvac’i), or Movses Daskhurantsi (Մովսէս Դասխուրանցի Movses Dasxuranc’i) is the reputed author (or authors) of a tenth-century Cl...
Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari
Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari (/ˈtɑːbəri/; Persian: محمد بن جریر طبری‎, Arabic: أبو جعفر محمد بن جرير بن يزيد الطبري‎) (224–310 AH; 839–923 AD) was a prominent and influentia...
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Leo the Deacon
Leo the Deacon (born ca. 950) was a Byzantine historian and chronicler.He was born around 950 at Kaloe in Asia Minor, and was educated in Constantinople, where he became a deacon in the imperial palac...
Abū Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdānī
Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Ya‘qūb al-Hamdānī (279/280-333/334 A.H. / 893-945 A.D; Arabic: أبو محمد الحسن بن أحمد بن يعقوب الهمداني‎) was an Arab Muslim geographer, poet, grammarian,...
Severus Ibn al-Muqaffaʿ
Severus ibn al-Muqaffaʿ (in Arabic ساويرس بن المقفع) or Severus of El Ashmunein (in Arabic ساويرس الأشمونين) (died 987) was a Coptic Orthodox Bishop, author and historian. In Arabic, his name is spell...
Flodoard
Flodoard (of Reims) (894–966) was a French chronicler.
He was born at Épernay, and educated at the cathedral school of Reims which had been established by Archbishop Fulcon (822-900).As canon of R...
Hrotsvitha
Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim (Latin: Hrotsvitha Gandeshemensis), (c. 935 – c. 1002), was a 10th-century German secular canoness, as well as a dramatist and poet who lived and worked at Gandersheim Ab...
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Narshakhi
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Jafar Narshakhi (or Narshaki) (ca. 899–959), from the village of Narshak in the Bukhara oasis, can be considered the first historian in Central Asia. His unique History of Bukhar...