Hesiod, a Poet of Agriculture and Peace
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Long before Herodotus fathered History and did his best to chronicle the past
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The Much Beloved but Little Known Poet: Sappho
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Besides being born on the island of Lesbos around 630 BCE, and this
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The Lost Poetess
Classical Wisdom‘s First ever Webinar, The Lost Poetess, is available for a limited time. Click below to register and watch
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The Poetess
By Nicole Saldarriaga “Prosperity that the golden Muses gave me was no delusion: dead, I won’t be forgotten” The author
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The Epic Ennius
By Ben Potter Today we shall get to grips with a character of epic proportions, one of the originators of
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Who is Hesiod?
By Ben Potter Regular readers will recall our discussion on the dubious and debated identification of Homer i.e. was he
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Sappho (630 BCE- 570 BCE)
Born on the island of Lesbos around 630 BCE, this date is often disputed, surprisingly little is known about the
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Virgil (70 BCE- 21 BCE)
Virgil or Publius Vergilius Maro, his full name, is one of the most celebrated and influential of the ancient Roman poets.
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Ovid (43 BCE- AD 17)
Ovid, know during his life as Publius Ovidius Naso, was a noted Roman poet who is often mentioned along with the likes
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The Mysterious Mr. Homer
No one knows exactly when the Greek poet Homer lived. Herodotus, the father of history, guessed around 850 BC. Other
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