Idaean Dactyls (poem)
The Idaean Dactyls (Ancient Greek: Ἰδαῖοι Δάκτυλοι, Idaioi Daktyloi) is a lost poem that was attributed to Hesiod by the tenth-century encyclopedia known as the Suda. The ascription is doubtful, ...
Cypria
The Cypria (Greek: Κυπρία Kypria; Latin: Cypria) is an epic of ancient Greek literature, which has been attributed to Stasinos of Cyprus and was quite well known in the Classical period and fixed in a...
Epic Cycle
The Epic Cycle (Greek: Ἐπικός Κύκλος, Epikos Kyklos) was a collection of Ancient Greek epic poems that related the story of the Trojan War, which includes the Cypria, the Aethiopis, the so-called ...
Danais (epic)
Danais (Ancient Greek: Δαναΐς) refers to a lost ancient Greek epic written by one of the cyclic poets. The Danaid tetralogy of Aeschylus undoubtedly draws its material from this particular literary wo...
Minyas (poem)
Minyas (Greek: Μινυάς) was the title of an early Greek epic poem, probably dating to the 6th century BC, which is now lost and whose author is unknown. The very few fragments that survive (availab...
Odyssey
The Odyssey (/ˈɒdəsi/; Greek: Ὀδύσσεια, Odýsseia) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is...
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Megala Erga
The Megala Erga (Ancient Greek: Μέγαλα Ἔργα), or Great Works, is a now fragmentary didactic poem that was attributed to the Greek oral poet Hesiod during antiquity. Only two brief direct quotatio...
Aethiopis
The Aethiopis or Aithiopis (Greek: Αἰθιοπίς, Aithiopis; Latin: Aethiopis) is a lost epic of ancient Greek literature. It was one of the Epic Cycle, that is, the "Trojan" cycle, which told the enti...
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Telegony
The Telegony (Greek: Τηλεγόνεια, Tēlegoneia; Latin: Telegonia) is a lost ancient Greek epic poem about Telegonus, son of Odysseus by Circe. His name ("born far away") is indicative of his birth o...
Little Iliad
The Little Iliad (Greek: Ἰλιὰς μικρά, Ilias mikra; Latin: Ilias parva) is a lost epic of ancient Greek literature. It was one of the Epic Cycle, that is, the "Trojan" cycle, which told the entire ...
Lille Stesichorus
The Lille Stesichorus is a papyrus containing a major fragment of poetry usually attributed to the archaic lyric poet Stesichorus, discovered at Lille University and published in 1976. It has been con...
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Catalogue of Women
The Catalogue of Women (Ancient Greek: Γυναικῶν Κατάλογος, Gynaikôn Katálogos)—also known as the Ehoiai (Ἠοῖαι, [ɛːhói.ai])—is a fragmentary Greek epic poem that was attributed to He...
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Descent of Perithous
The Descent of Perithous (Ancient Greek: Πειρίθου κατάβασις, Peirithou katabasis) is a fragmentary epic poem that was ascribed to Hesiod by the 2nd-century CE geographer Pausanias. The titular to...
Margites
The Margites (Greek: Μαργίτης) is a comic mock-epic of Ancient Greece that is largely lost. From references to the work that survived, we know that its central character is an exceedingly dumb man nam...
Capture of Oechalia
The Capture of Oechalia (traditionally The Sack of Oechalia, Ancient Greek: Οἰχαλίᾱς Ἅλωσις) is a fragmentary Greek epic that was variously attributed in Antiquity to either Homer or Creophylus o...
Wedding of Ceyx
The Wedding of Ceyx (Ancient Greek: Κήυκος γάμος, Kḗykos gámos) is a fragmentary Ancient Greek hexameter poem that was attributed to Hesiod during antiquity. The fragments that survive imply tha...
Melampodia
The Melampodia (Ancient Greek: Μελαμποδία) is a now fragmentary Greek epic poem that was attributed to Hesiod during antiquity. Its title is derived from the name of the great seer Melampus but m...
Iliad
The Iliad (/ˈɪliəd/; Ancient Greek: Ἰλιάς Ilias, [iː.li.ás] in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, ...
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Naupactia
The Naupactia (Greek: Ναυπάκτια, Naupaktia) is a lost epic poem of ancient Greek literature. In antiquity the title was also written Naupaktika (Latin Naupactica), and it is also in the present day so...
Oedipodea
The Oedipodea (Ancient Greek: Οἰδιπόδεια) is a lost poem of the Theban cycle, a part of the Epic Cycle (Επικὸς Κύκλος). The poem was about 6,600 verses long and the authorship was credited by a...
Antiocheis
Antiocheis is an epic poem by Joseph of Exeter, written in Latin soon after the year 1190, when Joseph returned to England from the Third Crusade on the death of his friend and fellow Crusader, Baldwi...
Iliupersis
The Iliupersis (Greek: Ἰλίου πέρσις, Iliou persis, "Sack of Ilium"), also known as The Sack of Troy, is a lost epic of ancient Greek literature. It was one of the Epic Cycle, that is, the "Trojan" cyc...
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Nostoi
The Nostoi (Greek: Νόστοι, Nostoi, "Returns"), also known as Returns or Returns of the Greeks, is a lost epic of ancient Greek literature. It was one of the Epic Cycle, that is, the "Trojan" cycle...
Alcmeonis
The Alcmeonis (Ancient Greek: Ἀλκμαιωνίς, Alkmaiōnis) is a lost early Greek epic which is considered to have formed part of the Theban cycle. There are only seven references to the Alcmeonis in ...
Diliad
The Diliad, or Deiliad (Δειλιάς < δειλία "cowardice", a pun on the Iliad), is a lost parody of the Iliad mentioned in Aristotle’s Poetics where it is attributed to Nicochares.
Titanomachy
In Greek mythology, the Titanomachy (ty-tə-NOM-ə-kee, /ˌtaɪtəˈnɒməki/ Greek: Τιτανομαχία) was a ten-year series of battles fought in Thessaly, consisting of most of the Titans (an older generatio...
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Megalai Ehoiai
The Megalai Ehoiai (Ancient Greek: Μεγάλαι Ἠοῖαι, [meɡálai ɛːhói.ai]), or Great Ehoiai, is a fragmentary Greek epic poem that was popularly, though not universally, attributed to Hesiod during an...
Theban Cycle
The Theban Cycle (Greek: Θηβαϊκὸς Κύκλος) is a collection of four lost epics of ancient Greek literature which related the mythical history of the Boeotian city of Thebes. They were composed in da...
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Astronomia
The Astronomia (Ancient Greek: Ἀστρονομία, "Astronomy") or Astrologia (Ἀστρολογία, also "Astronomy") is a fragmentary Ancient Greek hexameter poem that was attributed to Hesiod during antiquity. ...
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