The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets

Michael Schmidt

Research output: Book/ReportBook


A 'biographical' and critical account of the major Greek poets from Orpheus, Hesiod and Homer to Callimachus, Apollonius and Theocritus
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherHead of Zeus
Number of pages416
ISBN (Print)978-1784975975
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2016


  • Orpheus, Homer, Hesiod, Sappho, Archilochus, Alcman, Mimnermus, Semonides, Alcaeus, Theognis, Solon, Stesichorus, Ibycus, Anacreon, Anacreontea, Hipponax, Simonides, Corinna, Pindar, Bacchylides, Callimachus, Apollonius, Theocritus


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