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Hesiod's Theogony (Focus Classical Library)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This translation contains an introduction, commentary and interpretive essay and well as numerous notes and annotations to provide the history and background of the epic, and the mythological context in which it is placed. Hesiod's straightforward account of family conflict among the gods is the best and earliest evidence of what the ancient Greeks believed about the beginning of the world. Includes Hesiod's "Works and Days", lines 1-201, and material from the Library of Apollodorus.

Synopsis:

This English translation from the Greek is Hesiod's straightforward account of the family conflict among the gods and the Greek origin myth. Includes an introduction; commentary; interpretive essay; Hesiod's "Works and Days", lines 1-201; and material from the Library of Apollodorus.

Synopsis:

A highly readable modern translation of the key work in Greek mythology.

About the Author

Richard Caldwell (deceased) was Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern California. His PhD was from the University of Texas and he specialized in both the Classics and psychoanalysis. He wrote the popular transation of Hesiod's "Theogony" and a prose translation of Vergil's "Aeneid".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780941051002
Author:
Hesiod
Publisher:
Focus
Translator:
Caldwell, Richard S.
Commentaries:
Caldwell, Richard S.
Author:
Caldwell, Richard
Author:
Caldwell, Richard S.
Location:
Cambridge, Ma :
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Gods, Greek
Subject:
Gods, Greek -- Poetry.
Subject:
Religious poetry, Greek.
Subject:
Mythology-General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus classical library
Series Volume:
33
Publication Date:
19870101
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
129
Dimensions:
9 x 5 x 0.3 in 0.38 lb

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Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling

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Product details 129 pages Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company - English 9780941051002 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
This English translation from the Greek is Hesiod's straightforward account of the family conflict among the gods and the Greek origin myth. Includes an introduction; commentary; interpretive essay; Hesiod's "Works and Days", lines 1-201; and material from the Library of Apollodorus.
"Synopsis" by , A highly readable modern translation of the key work in Greek mythology.
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