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The Works and Days and Theogony (Large Print)

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Published by ReadHowYouWant.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Religion / Theology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9844759M
    ISBN 10142500105X
    ISBN 109781425001056


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"Works and Days" was the purpose, or rather, reading the agricultural material from the time of Hesiod. This Stephanie Nelson translation is like getting a Ferrari for the price of a used Ford. More specifically,-- the book includes Theogony as well as Works and Days-- it comes with erudite, enriching essays on both books5/5(3).

"Works and Days" was the purpose, or rather, reading the agricultural material from the time of Hesiod. This Stephanie Nelson translation is like getting a Ferrari for the price of a used Ford. More specifically,-- the book includes Theogony as well as Works and Days-- it comes with erudite, enriching essays on both books5/5(4).

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, th/5. : Works and Days and Theogony (Hackett Classics) (): Hesiod, Stanley Lombardo, Robert Lamberton: BooksCited by: 8.

Buy a cheap copy of Theogony/Works and Days book by Hesiod. Greek poet Hesiod took many lines of thought and knowledge - myth, fable, personal experience, practical understanding - and wove them into one great whole.

He did Free shipping over $Cited by: 8. Works and Days (which sometimes goes by the Latin name Opera et Dies, as in the OCT) is a Greek poem of some verses written by Hesiod (around BC). The poem revolves around two general truths: labour is the universal lot of Man, but he who is willing to work will get by.

Scholars have. The Works and Days (Ancient Greek: Ἔργα καὶ Ἡμέραι, Erga kai Hēmerai) is a didactic poem written by the ancient Greek poet Hesiod around BC. It is in dactylic hexameter and contains lines. At its center, the Works and Days is a farmer's almanac in which Hesiod instructs his brother Perses in the agricultural arts.

Scholars have seen this work against a background of. Works and Days and Theogony (Hackett Classics) - Kindle edition by Hesiod, Robert Lamberton, Lombardo, Stanley, Lamberton, Robert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Works and Days and Theogony (Hackett Classics)/5(40).

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. About the Series: For over years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the : Oxford University Press.

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.

For easily he. "Works and Days and The Theogony" by Hesiod is a classic work of literature that can be enjoyed by all. Download "Works and Days and The Theogony". theogony and works and days Download theogony and works and days or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get theogony and works and days book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. “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. More Books by Hesiod See All. Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica The Theogony, Works and Days, and The Shield of Heracles.

The Complete Works of Hesiod. Hesiod. Delphi Complete Works of Hesiod (Illustrated) The Works and Days and Theogony. More ways to shop: Find an Apple Store or other retailer near you.5/5(1).

Hesiod, who lived in Boetia in the late eighth century BC, is one of the oldest known, and possibly the oldest of Greek poets. His Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the gods from the beginning of the world and an account of the struggles of the Titans.

In contrast, Works and Days isa compendium of moral and practical advice on husbandry, and throws unique and fascinating light on 4/5(8).

Works and Days provides advice on agrarian matters and personal conduct. 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. Works and Days is an line poem which is generally considered Hesiod's most famous work.

Robert Lamberton described the poem as "a jumbled collection of myths, proverbs, and farming lore.". Hesiod, Theogony Muses of Helicon, let us begin our song with them, who hold the great and holy mountain of Helicon, and around its violet-like spring and altar of exceedingly strong Kronios, dance on dainty feet, and who, after bathing their soft skin in the Permessos 5 or.

This new translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets: the Theogony, a systematic genealogy and account of the struggles of the gods, and the Works and Days, a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry.4/5(6).

Works and Days provides advice on agrarian matters and personal conduct. The Theogony explains the ancestry of the gods. The Shield of Heracles is the adventure of Heracles accepting an enemy's challenge to fight.

First Page: HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICA. This file contains translations of the following works. His two classics are The Theogony and Works and Days. The Theogony is an essential work of its time.

It is one of the first examples of a collection of organized, well put-together stories regarding Greek Mythology. In it, Hesiod gives biographies of the gods and goddesses. Theogony functioned as an all-encompassing book on religious matters Reviews: 6.

The Works and Days and Theogony by Hesiod starting at $ The Works and Days and Theogony has 7 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Hesiod: The Works and Days, Theogony, the Shield of Herakles by Hesiod and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Wonderfully sensitive to the musicality and order of Hesiod’s Theogony and Works and Days, Kimberly Johnson’s deft translation restores attention to the complex poetic dimensions of these lyrical precision, Johnson illuminates the vast range of form and figure Hesiod employs to evoke the genealogy of gods and the labor of quotidian agricultural life.

Hesiod's "The Theogony" concerns the origins of the world and of the gods and forms a foundation for all Greek mythology. In "Works and Days", Hesiod argues that labor is a fundamental condition of human existence and to those who are willing to work success will most surely be achieved.

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 gods. 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.

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Required software. To read this ebook on a mobile device. Hesiod belongs to the transitional period in Greek civilization between the oral tradition and the introduction of a written alphabet. His two major surviving works, the Theogony and the Works and Days, address the divine and the mundane, respectively.

The Theogony traces the origins of the Greek gods and recounts the events surrounding the crowning of Zeus as their king.

EasyRead Large books are available in 16pt, 16pt Bold, and 18pt Bold type. EasyRead Super Large books are available in 20pt. Bold and 24pt. Bold Type. You choose the format that is right for you. Hesiod's Theogony was a best known poem in ancient times and the single utmost review of the Greek gods and the theological tradition of archaic : Hesiod.

More Books by Hesiod See All. Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica. The Theogony, Works and Days, and The Shield of Heracles. Delphi Complete Works of Hesiod (Illustrated) Theogony. The Works and Days and Theogony.

The Theogony. More ways to shop: Find an Apple Store or other retailer near you. 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 4/5(6). C.S. Morrissey’s brilliant translations bring a modern, lyrical sensibility to Theogony and Works and Days, Hesiod’s two great poems that paved the way for subsequent achievements in Greek ny tells of the first generations of the gods and recollects how Zeus established his cosmic reign of and Days examines the two-fold role of competition in life, what.

And, Works and Days. Author: Hesiod; Publisher: University of Michigan Press ISBN: Category: Poetry Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "Written in the late eighth century BC by Hesiod, one of the oldest known of Greek poets, Theogony and Works and Days represent the earliest account of the origin of the Greek gods, and an invaluable compendium of advice for leading a moral.

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. : Hesiod and Theognis (Penguin Classics): Theogony, Works and Days, and Elegies () by Hesiod; Theognis and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

Buy a cheap copy of Theogony, Works and Days, and Shield book by Hesiod. Hesiod belongs to the transitional period in Greek civilization between the oral tradition and the introduction of a written alphabet.

His two major surviving Free shipping over $This book has 27 pages in the PDF version. This translation by Hugh G. Evelyn White was originally published in Description. The Theogony Of Hesiod is a poem describing the origins and genealogies of the Greek gods, composed circa BC. Although it is often used as a sourcebook for Greek mythology, the Theogony is both more and less.

Works and Days provides advice on agrarian matters and personal conduct. The Theogony explains the ancestry of the gods. The Shield of Heracles is the adventure of Heracles accepting an enemy's.