Hesiod (Hesiodus)
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A. Life and work

Reconstructions of H.’s biography from his works were already undertaken in antiquity. From these, it appears he was born in Ascra, in Boeotia, and his life span is usually put between the second half of the 8th cent, and the first half of the 7th cent. BC. His father, Dios (‘divine’), …

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Ciccolella, Federica, “Hesiod (Hesiodus)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 5 : The Reception of Classical Literature, English edition by Matthijs H. Wibier (2012). Original German-language edition: Die Rezeption der antiken Literatur. Herausgegeben von Christine Walde in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 7. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2010). Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps5_e512160>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: 9789004218932, 20101111

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