Dr. H.H. (Hugo) Koning

  • Researcher
  • Classical languages and cultures
  • Greek Epic
  • Herodotus
  • (World) Mythology
  • Cultural Memory

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2667
E-Mail: h.h.koning@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Centre for the Arts in Society, Griekse T&C
Office Address: Johan Huizingagebouw
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 1.07


Ancient Reception of Hesiod 

Teaching activities

BA3 Course World Mythology

Curriculum Vitae

Hugo Koning studied Greek and Latin at Leiden University from 1996 to 2000. After that, he became a teacher at a middle school and taught several courses at Leiden University. He finished his PhD on the ancient reception of Hesiod in 2010.

Key publications

  • The Other Poet. The Ancient Reception of Hesiod. (diss.) Leiden 2010.
  • ‘Plato’s Hesiod: not Plato’s alone’, in G.R. Boys-Stones and J.H. Haubold (edd.), Plato and Hesiod. Oxford 2010, pp. 89-110.

Last Modified: 10-12-2015