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The Complete Hesiod Collection

The Complete Hesiod Collection

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Hesiod was an ancient Greek poet who was throught to have lived around the same time as Homer. Hesiod is considered to be the first economist and he was also a key source of Greek mythology, farming techniques and ancient time-keeping. The Hesiod Collection includes The Shield of Heracles, Theogony ...more

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Hugh Gerard Evelyn-White (1884-1924) was a translator of Greek epic poetry.

Evelyn-White was a prolific English archaeologist, classicist, Coptologist, and Egyptologist. He was educated at King's School in Ely before joining the Metropolitan Museum of New York's expedition to Egypt in 1909. Other than a period serving in the armed forces during World War I, Evelyn-White remained with the Met Museum's expedition until 1921. During this time he worked with