[hee-see-uh d, hes-ee-]
- fl. 8th century b.c., Greek poet.
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- 8th century bc, Greek poet and the earliest author of didactic verse. His two complete extant works are the Works and Days, dealing with the agricultural seasons, and the Theogony, concerning the origin of the world and the genealogies of the gods