The only other personal reference is to his victory in a poetical contest at the funeral games of Amphidamas at Chalcis in Euboea, where he won the prize, a tripod, which he dedicated to the Muses of Helicon ("Works and Days", 651-9).
Lastly, there is the famous story of the contest in song at Chalcis. In later times the modest version in the "Works and Days" was elaborated, first by making Homer the opponent whom Hesiod conquered, while a later period exercised its ingenuity in working up the story of the contest into the elaborate form in which it still survives.
After the contest at Chalcis, Hesiod went to Delphi and there was warned that the `issue of death should overtake him in the fair grove of Nemean Zeus.' Avoiding therefore Nemea on the Isthmus of Corinth, to which he supposed the oracle to refer, Hesiod retired to Oenoe in Locris where he was entertained by Amphiphanes and Ganyetor, sons of a certain Phegeus.
And at Syracuse, the victory in their war with the Athenians being owing to the common people, they changed their free state into a democracy: and at Chalcis
, the people having taken off the tyrant Phocis, together with the nobles, immediately seized the government: and at Ambracia also the people, having expelled the tyrant Periander, with his party, placed the supreme power in themselves.
The fierce Abantes held Euboea with its cities, Chalcis, Eretria, Histiaea rich in vines, Cerinthus upon the sea, and the rock-perched town of Dium; with them were also the men of Carystus and Styra; Elephenor of the race of Mars was in command of these; he was son of Chalcodon, and chief over all the Abantes.
Thoas, son of Andraemon, commanded the Aetolians, who dwelt in Pleuron, Olenus, Pylene, Chalcis by the sea, and rocky Calydon, for the great king Oeneus had now no sons living, and was himself dead, as was also golden-haired Meleager, who had been set over the Aetolians to be their king.
An only child of farmers in the area of Nisibis, he deserts his parents, who pressed him to marry, and becomes a monk in the desert of Chalcis
. After his father's death he leaves the monastery against the will of his abbot in order to dispose of his inheritance, intending to keep a part of it for his own use.
Aristotle was previously thought to be buried in Chalcis
, where he died aged 62, but archaeologists now believe the people of Stagira moved his ashes.
of a digestive problem in Chalcis
about 50 miles north of Athens. His burial site has been disputed for years, and some literary sources have cited Stagira as the place where Aristotle's ashes may have ended up.
New York, NY, May 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- JoinedHands, a non-profit organization, is hosting a free concert on May 7th, 2016 at 8:00 PM (UTS+3) at the castle in Karampampa, in Chalcis
. This two-and-a-half hour musical event, will feature special guests, Marietta Fafouti and Gaultier, along with a group of well-known international artists including Tim Ries, Ken Miller, Eleanor Dubinsky, Dylan Lovett, Marcus Lovett, and Wobbly World.