Portrait of Hesiod

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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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)


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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