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Hesiod Hackett Publishing, Jan 2, 2015 - Fiction - 129 pages 0 Reviews 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. Preview this book »

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Introduction 1 Hesiods Theogony 27 The Psychology of the Succession Myth 87 Hesiod Works and Days Lines 1201 105 The Library of Apollodoros 111 Index 117 Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Aigiochos ambrosia Aphrodite Apollodoros appears Artemis Astraios Athena Atlas battle birth bore born called castration Chaos child Chimaira Crete daughter of Okeanos Demeter divine earth Echidna Elektra Enuma Elish Erinyes Eros Eurynome evil famous father fire Gaia Gaia and Ouranos Geryoneus Giants goddess Greece Greek myth Hades Hekate Helikon Helios Hephaistos Hera Herakles Hermes Hesiod Hesperides Hh to Apollo Homer honor Horai Hundred-Handed Hurrian Iapetos Iliad immortal gods Keto killed king Koios Kourai Kreios Kronos Kumarbi Kyklopes Leto lightning Marduk marries Metis Minoan Mnemosyne Moirai monster mortal mother Muses Mycenean mythical Nereid Nereus nymphs Odyssey oedipal offspring of Eris Okeanid Okeanos Olympian Olympos Ouranos Pandora Phoibe Phorkys poem Pontos Poseidon Prometheus punishment Rhea River sexual song sons Storm-God story Styx succession myth swallow Tantalos Tartaros Tethys Thaumas Themis Theogony Thetis Tiamat Titanomachy Titans Tityos Typhoeus underworld wife Zeus

About the author (2015)

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".

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Title Theogony
Focus Classical Library Author Hesiod Translated by Richard Caldwell Publisher Hackett Publishing, 2015 ISBN 1585106259, 9781585106257 Length 129 pages Subjects Fiction  › Classics

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