This volume contains practically all that remains
of the post-Homeric and pre-academic epic poetry.
I have for the most part formed my own text.
In the case of Hesiod I have been able t...
The Greek poet Hesiod (active ca. 700 BC) was the first didactic poet in Europe and the first author of mainland Greece whose works are extant. His influence on later literature was basic and far-reac...
It was a Boeotian peasant of the eighth century B.C. who wrote the earliest surviving systematic account of the gods of the Greeks -- the Theogony -- as well as the only surviving archaic Greek poem o...