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10 edition of Theogony ; Works and days ; Shield found in the catalog.

Theogony ; Works and days ; Shield

by Hesiod

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Hesiod -- Translations into English,
    • Religious poetry, Greek -- Translations into English,
    • Didactic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English,
    • Heracles (Greek mythology) -- Poetry,
    • Agriculture -- Greece -- Poetry,
    • Gods, Greek -- Poetry

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHesiod ; introduction, translation, and notes by Apostolos N. Athanassakis.
      ContributionsAthanassakis, Apostolos N.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA4010.E5 T5 1983b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 168 p. ;
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3164246M
      ISBN 100801829984, 0801829992
      LC Control Number83006143

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A manual of moral instruction in verse, the Works and Days was addressed to farmers and peasants. Introducing his celebrated translations of these two poems and of the Shield, a very ancient poem of disputed authorship, Apostolos Athanassakis positions Hesiod simultaneously as a philosopher-poet, a bard with deep roots in the culture of his native Boeotia, and the heir to a long tradition of Hellenic 4/5(K).

A manual of moral instruction in verse, the Works and Days was addressed to farmers and peasants. Introducing his celebrated translations of these two poems and of the Shield, a very ancient poem of disputed authorship, Apostolos Athanassakis positions Hesiod simultaneously as a philosopher-poet, a bard with deep roots in the culture of his native Boeotia, and the heir to a long /5(3).

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The Theogony explains the ancestry of the gods. The Shield of Heracles is the adventure of Heracles accepting an enemy's challenge to fight. - Summary by Arthur Krolman. Introduction to the Theogony Theogony Introduction to the Works and Days Works and Days Introducton to The Shield of Herakles The Shield of Herakles Bibliography Glossary / Index ILLUSTRATIONS Maps 1.

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