Hesiod's Cosmos

Hesiod's Cosmos

by Jenny Strauss Clay
     
 

Reads Hesiod's poems as complementary halves of a whole embracing the divine and human cosmos.See more details below

Overview

Reads Hesiod's poems as complementary halves of a whole embracing the divine and human cosmos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823920
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Jenny Strauss Clay is Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia. She is the author of The Wrath of Athena (1983; 0691065748) and The Politics of Olympus (1989; 0691067759).

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Orientations: the Theogony; 2. Orientations: the Works and Days; 3. Overtures; 4. The origins of mankind; 5. The two Prometheuses; 6. Perspectives on gods and men; 7. Hybrids; Conclusion.

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