Praxagoras of Athens
Praxagoras of Athens was a pagan historian in the early 4th century AD.
He was born in Athens and wrote three historical works, which are all lost: a history of the Kings of Athens, a history of Alexander the Great, and a panegyric biography of the emperor Constantine. A few fragments of the biography of Constantine are preserved in the Bibliotheca of Photius (cod. 62).
Dindorf's 1870 Minor Greek Historians Praxagoras' fragments start on page 438.
- Andrea Basile: Propaganda costantiniana e cultura ellenica in Prassagora di Atene, dissert. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano 1990/91.
- Pawel Janiszewski: The Missing Link. Greek Pagan Historiography in the Second Half of the Third Century and in the Fourth Century AD., Warsaw 2006.