Hesiod

[ hee-see-uh d, hes-ee- ]
/ ˈhi si əd, ˈhɛs i- /

noun

fl. 8th century b.c., Greek poet.

Related forms

He·si·od·ic [hee-see-od-ik, hes-ee-] /ˌhi siˈɒd ɪk, ˌhɛs i-/, adjective
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Hesiod

/ (ˈhɛsɪˌɒd) /

noun

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

Derived Forms

Hesiodic, adjective
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