Hesiodus (Hesiod)
(1,477 words)

lived in Ascra (Boeotia) around 700 BC;

roughly one generation younger than Homerus;

one of the earliest Greek poets.


A large number of works were ascribed to Hesiod in Antiquity; three compositions…

Cite this page
Landfester, Manfred, “Hesiodus (Hesiod)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0105>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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