Delphi Complete Works of Hesiod (Illustrated) Delphi Complete Works of Hesiod (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Hesiod (Illustrated‪)‬

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Publisher Description

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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GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
1 April
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
200
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SIZE
5.6
MB

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