Greek Writers’ Dates

Greek Writers (Approximate)

  • Homer (8th century B.C.)
  • Hesiod (fl. 633 B.C.)
  • Sappho (7th century B.C.)
  • Archilochus (fl. 650 B.C.)
  • Callinus (7fl. 650 B.C.)
  • Tyrtaeus (fl. 640 B.C.)
  • Solon (b. c 640 B.C.)
  • Alcaeus (b. c 620 B.C.)
  • Semonides (7th century B.C.)
  • Alcman (7th century B.C.)
  • Stesichorus (7th century B.C.)
  • Mimnermus (7th century B.C.)
  • Aesop (620?-560? B.C.)
  • Thales (c. 600 B.C.)
  • Anacreon (fl. 550 B.C.)
  • Theognis (fl. 544 B.C.)
  • Hipponax (6th century B.C.)
  • Ibycus (6th century B.C.)
  • Simonides (b. 557/6 B.C.)
  • Thespis (c. 535 B.C.)
  • Aeschylus (524?-456 B.C.)
  • Pindar (518?-438? B.C.)
  • Bacchylides (b. c 518 B.C.)
  • Hecataeus (fl. 500 B.C.)
  • Sophocles (c. 496-406 B.C.)
  • Euripides (c. 485-406 B.C.)
  • Socrates (469?-399 B.C.)
  • Lysias (458-380 B.C.)
  • Aristophanes (c. 450-c. 385 B.C.)
  • Plato (429-347 B.C.)
  • Herodotus (fl. 450-428 B.C.)
  • Thucydides (fl. 430-399 B.C.)
  • Xenophon (430-354 B.C.)
  • Demosthenes (384-322 B.C.)
  • Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
  • Diphilus (4th C B.C.)
  • Menander (c.342- c.292 B.C.)

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