The works and days ancient greek erga kai hmerai is a didactic poem of some 800 lines written by the ancient greek poet hesiod around 700 bc at its center the works and days is a farmers almanac in which hesiod instructs his brother perses in the agricultural arts scholars have seen this work against a background of agrarian crisis in mainland greece . Hesiod works and days translated by hugh g evelyn white 1914 ll 1 10 muses of pieria who give glory through song come hither tell of zeus your father and chant his praise through him mortal men are famed or un famed sung or unsung alike as great zeus wills for easily he makes strong and easily he brings the. His works included a poem titled the theogony a cosmological work describing the origins and genealogy of the gods works and days on the subjects of farming morality and country life and a large number of lost or now fragmentary poems including the catalogues of women eoiae and astronomy. Works and days gr erga ka hemrai lat opera et dies is a didactic poem written by the very early ancient greek poet hesiod it was probably written around 700 bce or earlier and is the first example we have of greek didactic poetry poetry that emphasizes instructional and informative qualities
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