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The works and days

Hesiod

The works and days

Theogony. The shield of Herakles

by Hesiod

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTheogony., Shield of Herakles.
StatementTranslated by Richmond Lattimore. Illustrated by Richard Wilt.
ContributionsLattimore, Richmond Alexander, 1906-
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p.
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23762600M

  End of days: predictions and prophecies about the end of the world by Sylvia Browne; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Prophecies, End of the world; People: Nostradamus, The Book of Revelation, the Mayans, humankind; Times: The future. Hesiod, Works and Days Book 1 Works and Days Book 2 Works and Days Book 3 Translated from the Greek by Mr. Cooke (London, ). A youthful exercise in Augustan heroic couplets by Thomas Cooke (–), employing the Roman names for all the : fl.  BC, Cyme, Aeolis.

Reprint editions: Some publishers specialized in reprinting popular works in affordable reprint editions. Publishers such as Walter J. Black, Sun Dial, Triangle, Collier, A.L. Burt, and Grosset & Dunlop, to name just a few, would use the printing plates from the original publisher and reprint works long after their popularity was established. The individuality of Hesiod shines through in his works. He wrote three works-the Theogony, the Works and Days, the Catalog of Women (fragmentary), and possibly a poem called the Shield, which describes the shield of Hercules, and is clearly based on the description of the shield of Achilles from Iliad

The immediate source for Vergil’s Georgics ( b.c.e.), Works and Days is also the first work of a tradition that finds exponents in every century: . Get this from a library! Theogony ; and, Works and days. [Hesiod; Kimberly Johnson] -- Widely considered the first poet in the Western tradition to address the matter of his own experience, Hesiod occupies a seminal position in literary history. His Theogony brings together and.


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Hesiod, a contemporary of Homer, probably lived in the eighth century in Boeotia on the Greek is often considered to be the author of both the Theogony and Works and Days, although this has been debated. Alicia Stallings is an American poet and translator.

She has published three books of original verse, Archaic Smile, Hapax, and Olives, a finalist /5(14). This book contains Theogony, Works & Days, and Testimonia. What set this edition apart is the Testimonia.

Testimonia contains cross references and references of Hesiod's life and works found in other authors. Includes both his contemporary and others writers in the Roman worlds (Ovid, Cicero, etc). Excellent source of references on Hesiod/5(10).

Hesiod: Works And Days translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White [] (ll. ) Muses of Pieria who give glory through song, come hither, tell of Zeus your father and chant his praise.

Through him mortal men are famed or un-famed, sung or unsung alike, as great Zeus wills. Powered by Mayer’s unique reflections on the mythologies of social and linguistic order, Works and Days possesses a rare combination of artfulness, critical acumen, and personality.

The end result is a book that is at once formally inventive and disturbingly of. “Works and Days” (Gr:”Erga kaí Hemérai“; Lat: “Opera et Dies”) is a didactic poem written by the very early ancient Greek poet Hesiod. It was probably written around BCE or earlier and is the first example we have of Greek didactic poetry (poetry that emphasizes instructional and informative qualities).Ratings: This Study Guide consists of approximately 27 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Theogony and Works and Days.

Zeus is the youngest son of Cronos and Rhea. Earth tricks Cronos into believing a stone wrapped in. “Works and Days” is a didactic poem by Hesiod dating to approximately the 8th century BCE. This guide refers to the Oxford World’s Classics edition translated by M.

West. The poem begins with an invocation to the Muses, asking them to bestow glory through their song and to sing a hymn to Zeus, who controls outcomes. Hesiod asks to be. A Day's Work is a story about migrant workers with themes of family and honesty. The main character, Francisco, waits outside with his grandfather to find him work.

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Get signed copies of both the and Works and Days drawing series!. Less. Estimated delivery Feb. Hesiod, one of the oldest known Greek poets, stands out as the first personality in European literature. The Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the gods from the beginning of the world and an account of their violent struggles before the present order was established.

The Works and Days, a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry,/5. The jewel in this excellent book is the translation of Hesiod's WORKS AND DAYS; a translation of exceptional quality, worthy of being mentioned in one breath with Robert Fagles and to it are the wonderful, engaging introductory essays, in which Professor Wender shows the most enchanting insight into the mentality and attitude Cited by: 8.

Eve Bunting, Author, Ronald Himler, Illustrator Clarion Books $16 (32p) ISBN Works and Days, epic poem by the 8th-century-bce Greek writer Hesiod that is part almanac, part agricultural treatise, and part is addressed to his brother Perses, who by guile and bribery has already secured for himself an excessive share of their inheritance and is seeking to gain another advantage in a similar manner.

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About the Book. This new, annotated translation of Hesiod's Works and Days is a collaboration between David W. Tandy, a classicist, and Walter Neale, an economist and economic historian. Hesiod was an ancient Greek poet whose Works and Days discusses agricultural practices and society in general.

Classicists and ancient historians have turned to. TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hesiod.

Works & days. Oxford [Eng.]: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Online version. 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.

Excerpt Hesiod is a less familiar name to the general reader than Homer, Aeschylus, or Plato, and no one would claim that he is as great a writer as they.Works and Days provides a scholarly forum for the exploration of problems in cultural studies, pedagogy, and institutional critique, especially as they are impacted by the global economic crisis of late capitalism.

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