Visual Timeline: Greek Literature

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800 BCE - 700 BCE: Homer of Greece writes his Iliad and Odyssey.
 
 
700 BCE: Greek poet Hesiod writes his Theogony and Works and Days.
 
 
415 BCE: The Histories of Herodotus is published. The work is divided into nine chapters, each dedicated to one of the Muses.
 
371 BCE: Composition of Xenophon's memorabilia.
 
370 BCE: Composition of Xenophon's Anabasis.
 
 
350 BCE: Aristoxenos writes his theory of music treatise 'Harmonic Elements'.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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