Portrait of Hesiod

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Carole Raddato
published on 04 October 2016

Portrait of the Greek poet Hesiod (ESIODVS) on the Monnus mosaic from Augusta Treverorum (Trier), end of the 3rd century CE. It is the only known authenticated portrait of Hesiod. (Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier, Germany)

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About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2016, October 04). Portrait of Hesiod. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5835/portrait-of-hesiod/

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Raddato, Carole. "Portrait of Hesiod." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 04, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5835/portrait-of-hesiod/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Portrait of Hesiod." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Oct 2016. Web. 23 Mar 2023.