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Question 1:
When was Hesiod born?
circa 6 BCE
circa 1000 BCE
700 BCE or earlier
c. 234 BCE

Question 2: Scholars have interpreted this work against a background of agrarian crisis in mainland ________, which inspired a wave of documented colonisations in search of new land.
GermanyPortugalGreecePoland

Question 3: The ________ traditionally lived on Helicon, and, according to the account in Theogony (ll.
ApolloGreek mythologyMoiraeMuse

Question 4:
Where was Hesiod born?
Halle
Aeolis
Hornsey, London, England, U.K.
"Frascati"

Question 5:
How is Hesiod described?
Union Army officer, politician, surgeon
early Greek oral poet
United States Navy Navy Cross recipient
Inuit chief

Question 6: Classical authors also attributed to Hesiod a lengthy genealogical poem known as ________ or Ehoiae (because sections began with the Greek words ē hoiē, "Or like the one who ...").
HellenGreek mythologyCatalogue of WomenHomer

Question 7: Hesiod later mentions a poetry contest at Chalcis in ________ where the sons of one Amphidamas awarded him a tripod (ll.654-662).
SkyrosDodecaneseEuboeaCyclades

Question 8:
What is Hesiod also known as?
Grills, Leo
Simplu00EDcio, Fu00E1bio
u1F29u03C3u03AFu03BFu03B4u03BFu03C2; Hesiodos
Noble, Tichi

Question 9: The other tradition, first mentioned in an ________ of Chersios of Orchomenus written in the 7th century BC (within a century or so of Hesiod's death) claims that Hesiod lies buried at Orchomenus, a town in Boeotia.
SatireEpigraphyAphorismEpigram

Question 10: Hesiod's writings serve as a major source on ________, farming techniques, early economic thought, archaic Greek astronomy and ancient time-keeping.
Greek mythologyApolloHeraMuse
















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