The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women: Constructions and Reconstructions

The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women: Constructions and Reconstructions

by Richard Hunter
     
 

This collection of essays offers an exploration of the meaning and significance of the Catalogue of Women, attributed to Hesiod.See more details below

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This collection of essays offers an exploration of the meaning and significance of the Catalogue of Women, attributed to Hesiod.

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ISBN-13:
9780521836845
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2005
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Ordering women in Hesiod's Catalogue Robin Osborne; 2. The beginning and end of the Catalogue of Women and its relation to Hesiod Jenny Strauss Clay; 3. Gods among men? The social and political dynamics of the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women Elizabeth Irwin; 4. Heracles in the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women Johannes Haubold; 5. Mestra at Athens: Hesiod fr. 43 and the poetics of panhellenism Ian Rutherford; 6. A catalogue within a catalogue: Helen's suitors in the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women (frr. 196–204) Ettore Cingano; 7. Pulp epic: the Catalogue and the Shield Richard P. Martin; 8. The Megalai Ehoiai: a survey of the fragments Giovan Battista D'Alessio; 9. Ordered from the Catalogue: Pindar, Bacchylides and Hesiodic genealogical poetry Giovan Battista D'Alessio; 10. The Hesiodic Catalogue and Hellenistic poetry Richard Hunter; 11. From genealogy to Catalogue: the Hellenistic adaptation of the Hesiodic catalogue form Helen Asquith; 12. The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Latin poetry Philip Hardie; 13. Or such as Ovid's Metamorphoses … Richard Fletcher; Bibliography; Index of passages discussed; General index.

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