Hesiod's Calendar: A Version of Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days

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A clear, modern translationof two vital works of Greek mythology, thiscollection presents"The Theogony," telling the story of how the gods of Ancient Greece established control over the cosmos, and "Works and Days," suggesting that labor is the universal lot of humankind as well as the source of all good in the world. Here are exhilarating and earthy tales of shepherds, farmers, peasants, astrology, the Olympian muses, and the great Zeus himself. These sonnet translations of Ancient Greek poems are an excellent source of ...

Hesiod's Calendar: A Version of Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days 2010, Carcanet Press

ISBN-13: 9781906188030

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