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Works and Days by Hesiod: Summary & Analysis

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Hesiod was a Greek poet author of _____.

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1. In Works and Days, which statement best summarizes Hesoid's beliefs about virtue?

2. In the Myths and Fables part of Works and Days, the Golden Age is described as which?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet lets you efficiently measure your knowledge of Hesiod. You will be called upon to identify the work of this poet and characteristics of the different ages in his work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions you'll find out if you remember:

  • Hesiod's view on virtue
  • Famous works by Hesiod
  • How people lived in the Golden Age

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what happened to the world after Pandora opened her box
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the famous poems written by the Greek author Hesiod
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Golden and Silver ages of the world

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this famous Greek poet, review the lesson titled Works and Days by Hesiod: Summary & Analysis. This lesson helps you understand:

  • Hesiod's view of the world
  • Who Hesiod credited his inspiration to
  • The structure of Works and Days
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