The Shield of Heracles
The Shield of Heracles (Ancient Greek: Ἀσπὶς Ἡρακλέους, Aspis Hērakleous) is an archaic Greek epic poem that was attributed to Hesiod during antiquity. The subject of the poem is the expedition o...
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Titanomachy
In Greek mythology, the Titanomachy (ty-tə-NOM-ə-kee, /ˌtaɪtəˈnɒməki/ Greek: Τιτανομαχία) was a ten-year series of battles fought in Thessaly, consisting of most of the Titans (an older generatio...
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Odyssey
The Odyssey (/ˈɒdəsi/; Greek: Ὀδύσσεια, Odýsseia) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is...
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Theriaca (poem)
The Theriaca (Ancient Greek: Θηριακά) is the longest surviving work of the 2nd-century BC Greek poet Nicander of Colophon.It is a 958-line hexameter poem describing the nature of venomous creatur...
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Swallow song of Rhodes
The "Swallow song of Rhodes" is the most famous ancient Greek folk song, performed by the children of Rhodes in springtime and preserved by Athenaeus.
Sappho's Fragment 44
Fragment 44 is one of the most complete remnants of the work of Sappho, a female poet living in Lesbos during the 7th century B.C. In this fragment Sappho imitates Homer’s poetic style as well as his ...
Dionysiaca
The Dionysiaca (Greek: Διονυσιακά) is an ancient epic poem and the principal work of Nonnus. It is an epic in 48 books, the longest surviving poem from antiquity at 20,426 lines, composed in Homeric d...
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Anacreontea
Anacreontea (Greek: Ἀνακρεόντεια) is the title given to a collection of some 60 Greek poems on the topics of wine, beauty, erotic love, Dionysus, etc. The poems date to between the 1st century BC and...
Capture of Oechalia
The Capture of Oechalia (traditionally The Sack of Oechalia, Ancient Greek: Οἰχαλίᾱς Ἅλωσις) is a fragmentary Greek epic that was variously attributed in Antiquity to either Homer or Creophylus o...
Theban Cycle
The Theban Cycle (Greek: Θηβαϊκὸς Κύκλος) is a collection of four lost epics of ancient Greek literature which related the mythical history of the Boeotian city of Thebes. They were composed in da...
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Thebaid (Greek poem)
The Thebaid or Thebais (Greek: Θηβαΐς, Thēbais) is an Ancient Greek epic poem of uncertain authorship (see Cyclic poets) sometimes attributed by early writers to Homer. It told the story of the war b...
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Stasimon
Stasimon (Ancient Greek: στάσιμον) in Greek tragedy is a stationary song, composed of strophes and antistrophes and performed by the chorus in the orchestra. The Greek word ὀρχήστρα means "place ...
Lityerses
In Greek mythology, Lityerses (Λιτυέρσης) was an illegitimate son of Midas (or of Comis) dwelling in Celaenae, Phrygia. He challenged people to harvesting contests and beheaded those he beat, putting...
Aegimius
Aegimius (Greek: Αἰγίμιος) was the Greek mythological ancestor of the Dorians, who is described as their king and lawgiver at the time when they were yet inhabiting the northern parts of Thessaly. He ...
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Chaldean Oracles
The Chaldean Oracles have survived as fragmentary texts from the 2nd century AD, and consist mainly of Hellenistic commentary on a single mystery-poem (which may have been compilations from several o...
The golden verses of Pythagoras
The Golden Verses of Pythagoras (Greek: Χρύσεα Ἔπη, Chrysea Epê; Latin: Aurea Carmina) are a collection of moral exhortations. They comprise 71 lines written in dactylic hexameter verse and are tr...
Lille Stesichorus
The Lille Stesichorus is a papyrus containing a major fragment of poetry usually attributed to the archaic lyric poet Stesichorus, discovered at Lille University and published in 1976. It has been con...
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Precepts of Chiron
The Precepts of Chiron (Ancient Greek: Χείρωνος ὑποθῆκαι, Cheírōnos hypothêkai) is a now fragmentary Greek didactic poem that was attributed to Hesiod during antiquity. The poem was presented in ...
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Sappho 31
Sappho 31 is a poem by Ancient Greek poet Sappho of Lesbos. It is also known as phainetai moi (φαίνεταί μοι) after the opening words of its first line, or Lobel-Page 31, Voigt 31, Gallavotti 2, Dieh...
Titanomachy (epic poem)
The Titanomachy (Greek: Τιτανομαχία) is a lost epic poem, which is a part of Greek mythology. It deals with the struggle that Zeus and his siblings, the Olympian Gods, had in overthrowing their father...
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Epic Cycle
The Epic Cycle (Greek: Ἐπικός Κύκλος, Epikos Kyklos) was a collection of Ancient Greek epic poems that related the story of the Trojan War, which includes the Cypria, the Aethiopis, the so-called ...
Theogony
The Theogony (Greek: Θεογονία, Theogonía, [tʰeoɡonía], i.e. "the genealogy or birth of the gods") is a poem by Hesiod (8th – 7th century BC) describing the origins and genealogies of the Greek god...
Chaldea
Chaldea or Chaldaea (/kælˈdiːə/), from Ancient Greek: Χαλδαία, Chaldaia; Akkadian: māt Ḫaldu; Hebrew: כשדים‎, Kaśdim; Aramaic: ܟܠܕܘ‎, Kaldo) was a small Semitic nation which emerg...
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