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Delphi Complete Works of Hesiod

Delphi Ancient Classics

by Hesiod

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Composed around the same time as Homer, Hesiod's works helped establish Greek religious customs throughout antiquity, providing a major source on mythology and a fascinating window into the life of the ordinary man 700 years before the birth of Christ. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Hesiod, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

  • Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hesiod's life and works

  • Features the complete works of Hesiod, in both English translation and the original Latin

  • Concise introductions to the poetry

  • Includes the complete translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library editions of Hesiod's works

  • Excellent formatting of the texts

  • Includes Hesiod's rare fragments

  • Features two bonus biographies, including the ancient account THE CONTEST OF HOMER AND HESIOD - discover Hesiod's ancient world

  • Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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    CONTENTS:

    The Translations

    WORKS AND DAYS

    THE THEOGONY

    THE CATALOGUES OF WOMEN AND EOIAE

    THE SHIELD OF HERACLES

    FRAGMENTS

    The Greek Texts

    LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

    The Biographies

    INTRODUCTION TO HESIOD by Hugh G. Evelyn-White

    THE CONTEST OF HOMER AND HESIOD

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  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    PublishDrive
    Imprint:
    Delphi Classics
    Publication Date:
    2015
    Series:
    Delphi Ancient Classics

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read 5.3 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 5.3 MB
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