9780192839411

Theogony and Works and Days

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192839411

  • ISBN10:

    0192839411

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/13/1999
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This new, fully-annotated translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on these two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets. The Theogony contains a systematic genealogy and account of the struggles of the gods, and the Works and Days offers a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Note on the Text and Translation xxiii
Bibliographical Note xxv
Theogony
1(34)
Works and Days
35(28)
Explanatory Notes 63

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