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Hesiod (c.700 BC)

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10.4324/9780415249126-A057-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A057-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
Retrieved August 15, 2020, from https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/hesiod-c-700-bc/v-1

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One of the earliest surviving Greek poets, Hesiod was a direct precursor of the first philosophers. He composed one poem on mythic cosmogony and cosmology (Theogony) and another on work and justice in human life (Works and Days).

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